Information for International Applicants
Admissions Thanksgiving Closure
UC Admissions will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28. We will return on Monday, December 1, which is also the Early Action deadline.
Don’t wait! To be considered for all academic programs, university scholarships, and the University Honors Program, all application materials must be received in our office by the Early Action deadline of Monday, December 1. Apply today!
Admissions Holiday Closures
UC Admissions will be closed December 25, 2014 to January 4, 2015 for Winter Season Days. Any emails or voicemails received during that time will be returned after January 4.
Spring Semester (January start) applicants: please handle all registration, billing, financial aid and academic record business before December 25
How to Apply
Find your program's application requirements, including TOEFL/IELTS minimums, test score requirements, and more.
Scholarship & Finance
Yes! UC offers scholarships for international students.
TOEFL: 66 university minimum, 79 for selective programs
- All programs need a 15 minimum on each section
IELTS: 6.0 university minimum, 6.5 for selective programs
- All programs need a 5.5 minimum on each section
Send transcripts and supplemental materials to:
UC International Admissions
47 W. Corry Blvd.
Edwards One Bldg. Ste. 5150
Cincinnati, OH 45220-0123
One of the Best Public Universities in the USA
The University of Cincinnati is one of the best public universities in the USA. According to the US News and World Report, UC is “among the top tier of the Best National Universities.” This makes UC a great choice for your education—you’ll receive a respected degree at a leading university. Learn more about why international students choose UC.
Here’s what people say about us:
- The Princeton Review: The Princeton Review ranks UC as one of the best public universities in USA.
- Business Insider: Business Insider ranks the UC’s design and architecture programs as number one in the world among public universities.
- Academic Ranking of World Universities (2010): The Academic Ranking of World Universities, by Shanghai Jiatong University, ranks UC in the top 100 of USA public universities.
A history of achievement
UC is a public research university with over 42,000 students. UC graduates have many important accomplishments, including:
- Developing the first antihistamine
- Designing the Golden Gate Bridge
- Developing the first oral polio vaccine
UC continues to impress today. The National Science Foundation ranks UC among the best 25 of public research universities in the USA. At UC, you’ll receive an education that sets the foundation for your career.
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All this means that when you graduate from UC, your degree opens doors. A degree from UC counts—not only will you receive an education from one of the best public universities in USA, but employers will recognize that you went to UC. All you have to do is take the next step and find out how to apply for admission. Find out why UC is one of the best colleges for international students. To connect with UC, fill out the contact form.