Welcome! We are excited that you would like to begin your college career on the University of Cincinnati's main campus. Please reference the following information to determine how you can apply for admission and begin your time as a Bearcat!
Once a student submits their completed application (which includes all of the materials above), the review process will begin.
Admission to the University of Cincinnati is selective. Freshman applications receive a comprehensive review in which both academic and non-academic factors are considered in determining admissibility to our academic programs.
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, fine arts, business, career-technical education, family and consumer sciences, technology, agricultural education or additional core courses not otherwise required.
Preference may be given for completion of foreign language (2 units of the same language) or additional core courses (English, math, science, social studies) not otherwise required for graduation.
Note: 1 unit is defined as the equivalent to one full year of course instruction.
Note: The writing portion of the standardized tests is NOT
required for admission consideration.