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University of Cincinnati

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  • 1870: the City of Cincinnati established the University of Cincinnati, which later absorbed the two predecessor institutions.
  • 1906: the University of Cincinnati created the first cooperative education program in the world. For many years, the University of Cincinnati was the second oldest and second largest municipal university in the country.


University of Cincinnati offers more than 30 online degree programs and 40 online certificate programs, in addition to many fully online general education and professional development courses.


UC has been called a "research heavyweight" and "one of America's top public research universities." In fact, the university has nearly 200 years of history as a research pioneer. UC scientists invented the world's first electronic organ, antihistamine, heart-lung machine and oral polio vaccine.


Lindner Career Services is here to support the career development of all students in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business. From defining your career path to searching for a full time position, we can help you with it all. We strive to be innovative and effective in getting students into their ideal career position.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

Distance learning at UC involves a wide network that builds on the institution's infrastructure - academic, technical, faculty and student support, and administrative. Below are a few of the vast array of resources available to faculty and staff who deliver online/distance learning courses and programs.

Housing services

Residence Hall communities provide a wide variety of programs and events — hundreds every year, in fact. From academic help to intramural sports teams to social activities, there’s always something happening in the halls and throughout campus. Getting there is just a quick stroll.

Library services

The Center for Excellence in eLearning is a new and unique team of instructional designers, creative professionals and technical staff who have expertise in partnering with faculty on course design and technology.

ICT services

UC students may download several software packages, including Microsoft Office 365, free of charge. Please go to Software for Students for details and links.

Medical services

University Health Services is the home of two campus health locations, a campus pharmacy, and UC Student Health Insurance.Our staff takes great care to assure that your personal health information is protected as required by FERPA and HIPAA. Additionally staff members have participated in Safe Zone Training and welcome all members of the UC community.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Athletics are deeply ingrained into who we are as Bearcats. Whether you want to come and watch our outstanding Division I athletes compete in person or you are one to take to the field yourself, we’ve got you covered.

Student clubs

  • Kappa Epsilon
  • Kappa Psi
  • Phi Lambda Sigma
  • SNPhA
  • Tribunal


The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Schools and Colleges. The Higher Learning Commission is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. In addition, many of UC's academic programs carry specialized accreditation specific to the field.

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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