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University of Cincinnati

Overview
Type of school: Public institution
Year founded: 1819
Affiliation: None
Academic calendar: Quarter
Undergraduate student body: 19,977
Environment: Urban
Endowment: $1,099,720,590
Admissions Address

PO Box 210063
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0063

Website

http://www.uc.edu

Admissions E-mail

admissions@uc.edu


 

QuickFacts
Selectivity: More Selective
Average high school GPA: 3.4
Send application by: September 1
Admissions Contact Information
Admissions director: Mr. Tom Canepa
Admissions office telephone: (513) 556-1100
Fall 2008 Admissions Deadlines Regular decision
Send application by: September 1
Decision sent by: Accept offer by: No set date
Early decision
Not offered
Early action
Not offered Application fee: $40
Is the fee refundable? N/A
Can fee be waived for students with financial need? Yes
Does school have a waiting list? No
Can admission be deferred? Yes
Accepted application formats:
Applications on floppy disks: No
Applications via E-mail: Yes
Tuition deposit: N/A
Room deposit: N/A
Admissions Requirements
High school completion requirement: High school diploma is required and GED is accepted
General college-preparatory program: Recommended
Distribution of high school units required and/or recommended*
  Units Required Units Recommended
English 4 N/A
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 3
Lab N/A N/A
Foreign language 2 N/A
Social studies 2 N/A
History N/A 1
Academic electives 2 N/A
Total academic units 16 N/A

*One unit equals one year of study or its equivalent.
 
Campus visit: N/A
Admissions interview: N/A
Off-campus interview: N/A
 
Does the college use SAT or ACT scores in admissions decisions for first-time, first-year applicants? Yes
SAT/ACT requirements: Either SAT or ACT required.
SAT/ACT scores must be received by: September 1
Tests accepted for Fall 2008 entering class: ACT with writing
SAT Subject Test scores must be received by: N/A
 
Open admission policy? Yes for most students, but The main campus of UC is composed of Selective and Open admission colleges.
What is the relative importance of specific academic factors in admission decisions?
Rigor of secondary school record: Very important
 
Class rank: Very important
Academic GPA: Very important
Standardized test scores: Very important
Application essay: Considered
Recommendation: Not considered
What is the relative importance of specific nonacademic factors in admission decisions?
Interview: Not considered
Extracurricular activities: Considered
Talent/ability: Not considered
Character/personal qualities: Not considered
First generation: Not considered
Alumni/ae relation: Not considered
Geographical residence: Not considered
State residency: Not considered
Religious affiliation/commitment: Not considered
Racial/ethnic status: Not considered
Volunteer work: Not considered
Work experience: Not considered
Level of applicant's interest: Not considered
2006-2007 Admissions Statistics
Selectivity: More Selective
Overall acceptance rate: 76%
Early-decision acceptance rate: N/A
Early-action acceptance rate: N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early-action and early-decision students): 76%
Total applicants: 10,741
Total acceptances: 8,160
Total freshman enrollment: 3,144
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision: N/A
 
Proportion of freshman enrolled from early action and early decision is not available for graphing.

 
Male applicants: 5,329
Male acceptances: 4,033
Male freshman enrollment: 1,617
 
Female applicants: 5,412
Female acceptances: 4,127
Female freshman enrollment: 1,527
 
Students that applied here may also have applied to: N/A
 
Out-of-state freshmen: 9%
 
Qualified applicants offered a place on waiting list: N/A
Applicants accepting a place on waiting list: N/A
Students enrolled from waiting list: N/A

 2006-2007 Freshman Class Profile
Top 10 percent of high school class: 21%
Top 25 percent of high school class: 45%
Top 50 percent of high school class: 77%
 
First-year students submitting high school class standing: 84%
Average high school GPA: 3.4
 
First-year students submitting GPA: 99%
 
First-year students submitting SAT scores: 65%
SAT scores (25/75 percentile):
Critical Reading: 490 – 600
Math: 510 – 630
Combined: 1000 – 1230

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  SAT Critical Reading SAT Math
700-800 5.4% 8.5%
600-699 24.5% 29.7%
500-599 43.2% 40.2%
400-499 24.7% 19.7%
300-399 1.9% 1.9%
200-299 0.2% 0.0%

 
First-year students submitting ACT scores: 83%
ACT scores (25/75 percentile):
English: 20 – 27
Math: 21 – 27
Composite: 21 – 27

 Percent of first-time, first-year students enrolled in Fall 2006 with scores in each range:
  ACT Composite ACT English ACT Math
30-36 9.0% 10.7% 11.9%
24-29 41.4% 36.9% 44.4%
18-23 47.5% 43.9% 35.8%
12-17 2.1% 8.4% 7.8%
6-11 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Below 6 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

 



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