UC Blue Ash

An alternative to starting on Main Campus or in a community college, UC Blue Ash offers many options for international students.  Smaller class sizes, lower tuition rates, a simple transfer process, and convenient transportation are just a small part of the options for UC Blue Ash students.

Tuition & Fees

UC Blue Ash's tuition is approximately $15,000 per year.  This is about $10,000 less than the tuition for UC Main Campus.  Check the Estimated Annual Expenses for a full breakdown of tuition and fees. High achieving students who complete an associate's degree through UC Blue Ash may also be eligible for the UC Global Scholarship when they transfer to Main Campus.


Students can take fully accredited University of Cincinnati classes through UC Blue Ash's Transfer-Oriented Degree Program and transfer most credits to a four-year bachelor's degree program on Main Campus.  UC Blue Ash College students must complete their first 24 credit hours of academic work at Blue Ash College before they are eligible to enroll in classes on Main Campus or at UC Clermont College.


UC Blue Ash offers students small class size and strong academic support.  With an average of 20 students per class, students get personal attention and support from professors and other students. 


UC Blue Ash students can stay in Main Campus housing or live in off-campus housing. Both options will allow students to use the UC Shuttle for their transportation needs.

Student Life

Students can take part in all UC student organizations, including those on Main Campus and those in Blue Ash. UC International Services also has immigration and visa support for students on both Blue Ash and Main Campus.


The UC Campus Transit System has a weekday shuttle bus that runs between Blue Ash and Main Campus every hour.  This means students can easily move between both campuses for classes or social activities without needing a car or bus pass.  


UC Blue Ash is located approximately 13 miles northeast of UC Main Campus in the Cincinnati suburb of Blue Ash, Ohio.