Application Information

As you complete the transfer application process, it will be important to pay attention to deadlines and stay organized. The checklist below will help you keep track of everything you need to do to apply to the University of Cincinnati. 

If you have questions about your specific application or process, please view our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact the Undergraduate Office of Admissions at 513-556-1100 or reach out via email at


University of Cincinnati Application

A complete transfer application includes:

  • The University of Cincinnati Online Application
  • $50 application fee
  • All college or university transcripts from previous institutions (must be requested by the student)
  • High School Transcripts (if you have completed fewer than 30 college credits)


Transfer, Main Campus Application Checklist



Transfer, Main Campus Application Deadlines

Fall Semester*

July 1

Application Deadline

August 1

Confirmation Deadline

Spring Semester

November 1

Application Deadline

December 1

Confirmation Deadline

Summer Semester

March 1

Application Deadline

April 1

Confirmation Deadline

*Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) programs have a March 1 application deadline and June 1 confirmation deadline for fall semester. Late applications will be reviewed on a space available basis. Applicants to Architecture, Communication Design, Fashion Design, Industrial Design, and Interior Design are pooled and reviewed, and decisions are typically made in April and May. Applications to all other DAAP programs are reviewed on a rolling admission basis.


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