Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Closest major city: Cincinnati, Ohio
Most popular majors: Architecture, Design, Business, Engineering, Music
University of Cincinnati was founded in 1819, and has an annual enrollment of over 40,000 students, making it one of the largest universities in the U.S. In the 2010 survey by Times Higher Education (UK), the university was ranked in the top 100 universities in North America and as one of the top 200 in the world. In the 2012 edition of US News and World Report, the University of Cincinnati was ranked as a Tier 1 university.
The unique program of UC is Co-op program. This program allows students to alternate semesters of rigorous academic study with semester of paid, professional work in their field. During semester, students engage in the real world of work, promoting their sense of independence and professional maturity. With over 1,500 partners, UC’s co-op employers are located from coast to coast, and include many Fortune 500 corporations, small professional offices and government agencies. $40,000 is the possible co-op student earnings during co-op.
-Limited full tuition scholarships reserved for top international students.
-Broad range of merit-based scholarship from $1,000 to $12,000, renewable if academic eligibility maintained.
Student population: 41,000
# international students: 2,000
Student/faculty ratio: 15:1
Standardized tests: TOEFL iBT 66/IELTS 5.5
Ranking & Accreditation: A top 100 public university (US News & World Report, Best 468 US Colleges (Princeton Review Best College Rankings), Top 10 international student satisfaction (International Student Barometer, #4 co-op program in the nation (US News & World Report)
– Undergraduate: $24,942
– Graduate: $23,985
– Living cost: $11,319
Housing options: On campus
– Fall semester: Aug 1st
– Winter semester: November 1st
– Spring semester: Jan 15th
– Summer semester: Apr 15th