The University of Cincinnati requires that high school students applying for their first year of college at the Uptown (Main) campus have completed the following Ohio college preparatory curriculum or their state's college preparatory curriculum:
4 units of English
4 units of math*
3 units of science
3 units of social studies
5 units of electives**
*Mathematics units must include 1 unit of algebra II or the equivalent of algebra II.
**Electives can include any combination of foreign language, additional core courses not otherwise required, fine arts, business, career-technical education, family and consumer sciences, technology, or agricultural education.
Note: 1 unit is defined as the equivalent to one full year of course instruction.