University of cincinnati  cincinnati  ohio   united states
 
US News Ranking 91
Qsranking Not Ranked
Timesranking 301-400

Brief background:

The University of Cincinnati is the second largest university in Ohio, enrollment-wise. This university was established in 1819 and offers around 350 study programs. This university has been recognized for bringing in innovative changes in the areas of academics that has proved fruitful for the students. 

Infrastructure:

The university has been designed as per the Gothic architecture and art-deco design. The students of the architecture program in the university are encouraged to design a new campus building. With its unique design, this university has drawn the attention of many architects and campus planners in recent years.

Residing Options:

The University of Cincinnati offers many residential halls facility on campus to the students. There are newly built residence halls and dining centers that attract more and more students every year.

Faculty:

With an excellent academic record, the University of Cincinnati has dedicated and experienced faculty members. Professors and students work together as a team to make numerous breakthroughs in various research programs that contribute to the growth of the students and the university as well.

Financial aid:

The university offers various financial aid options to the students. Students need to have good grades to be eligible for aid.

Jobs and placements:

The salary data of 2017-18  and 2016-17 shows the average full time salaries for graduates and majors who have completed their degrees from various streams in the two years respectively. The top companies which recruit from the university are General Electric (GE) Aviation, University of Cincinnati (UC), General Electric Co (GE), The Kroger Company, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The most popular job titles for which students are recruited are Mechanical Engineer Project Manager, Software Engineer, Project Engineer, Software Developer, Process Engineer, Electrical Engineer. 

Alumni:

Noted alumni include Marjorie Corman Aaron, Professor of Practice and Director, Center for Practice, College of Law, Frank P. Austin, Celebrity interior designer, John Barrett, CEO, and President of Western & Southern Financial Group and Charles G. Dawes, 30th U.S. Vice President, winner of Nobel Peace Prize.

Verdict 

The University of Cincinnati teaches the students to live in a competitive environment that is full of career opportunities and memorable experiences. This university gives a platform to the students where they can grow, learn and collaborate with each other easily.

Location
The University of Cincinnati in Ohio, Cincinnati in the USA has 2 main campuses, namely, the Uptown campus and the Regional Campus. The Uptown Campus includes the West (main), Medical and Victory Parkway Campuses. The West Main Campus holds most of the undergraduate colleges. The Medical Campus holds the undergraduate colleges of Allied Health Sciences and Nursing and graduate colleges of Medicine and the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy and hospitals. The Victory Parkway Campus is 3 miles away from the main campus in the Walnut Hills overlooking the Ohio River. It holds some of the Engineering classes. A shuttle runs between the West Main Campus and the Victory Parkway Campus. 
The Regional campuses include:
The Blue Ash College (UCBA) formerly known as Raymond Walters College. 
Clermont College (CLER) 
Three highways which are accessible from the university are  I-71, I-75 and I-74, while I-275 circling the area. The nearest airport to the university is Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Metro and TANK are the bus services available  in Greater Cincinnati. Towne Taxi and Yellow Cab are the cab services which can be availed by the university students. 

 

Acceptance Rate for Indians 71%
STEM Masters Awarded to International Students 81
STEM Doctorates Awarded to International Students 33
TA Appointments 0
RA appointments 0
Research funding $17,842,502
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & partner data as of year 2018

Aerospace

The College of Engineering and Applied Science under the University of Cincinnati provides BS, MS, M.Eng and Ph.D. degrees in Aerospace Engineering. The UC School of Aerospace Systems has the second oldest Aerospace Engineering program in the country. The BS program is a 5-year non-thesis course. The MS is a 2-year research program in different areas such as Dynamics and Control, Fluid Mechanics, Propulsion Systems, Solids, and Structures. The M.Eng course is a 2-year non-thesis graduate training program. The Ph.D. degree is a 5-year course where students embark on advanced research on the four major areas of Dynamics and Control, Fluid Mechanics, Propulsion systems, Solids, and Structures.

Areas of Expertise: Propulsion; Comp Fluid Dynamics;  Solid Mechanics; Control; Aerospace, Vehicles 
List of Labs: Nondestructive Evaluation Laboratory; Turbomachinery Erosion and Performance Deterioration Laboratory; Multiscale Materials Characterization and Composite Structures Laboratory

Architecture

The College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning under the University of Cincinnati provides  BS, MS, Ph.D. degrees in Architecture. The BS program is a 4-year non-thesis program. The MS program has a 2-year course in architectural theories and research methods. In addition, students need to undertake research and submit a thesis. The M.Eng program is a non-thesis graduate course of 1.5 years focussing primarily on students’ acquisition of skills through practical work and advanced training. In the 3-year Ph.D. course, students may pursue individual courses of study supervised by a professor or choose from the different graduate certificates offered by the university such as Historic Preservation, Urban Design, Women's Gender.

Areas of Expertise: Structures and Materials; Geotechnical; Transportation; Construction

Biotechnology

The College of Engineering and Applied Science under the University of Cincinnati offers BS, MS, M.Eng, and Ph.D. courses in Biotechnology. The Bachelor's course is a 2-year non-thesis program. The Master’s program is of 2 years and offers specialization in academia, industry or government. The M.Eng program is a 2-year non-thesis graduate course focussing on practical work and training. The Ph.D. course is of 5 years and offers specialization in Bioinformatics, Medical Imaging, and Tissue Engineering/ Biomechanics. A degree in biotechnology can lead to a career in academia, industry or government. 

Chemical

The College of Engineering and Applied Science under the University of Cincinnati provides BS, MS, M.Eng and Ph.D. courses in Chemical engineering. The department offers an average of 35 graduate courses in a year. The BS program is a 5-year non-thesis program. The 2-year Master’s degree has four major research areas- Biomolecular Engineering, Nanotechnology, Separations, Energy and Environment. The M.Eng course in Chemical Engineering is a 2-year non-thesis graduate course, mostly practice and training oriented, focusing on the acquisition of skills. The Ph.D. course is of 5 years with extensive research work on the four major areas - Nanotechnology, Energy and Environment, Separations and Biomolecular Engineering.

Areas of Expertise: Hydrosystems; Air Quality; Water Quality; Sustainability; Renewable & Alternative Energy Technologies; Medical Technologies; Industrial & Environmental Separations
List of Labs: Adsorption and Ion Exchange Laboratory; Materials Design and Catalysts Group; National Science Foundation Multi-university Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Membrane Applied Science; Energy and Environmental Laboratory; Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Laboratories

Civil

The College of Engineering and Applied science under the University of Cincinnati provides a BS, MS, M.Eng and Ph.D. courses in Civil engineering. The BS program is a 5-year non-thesis course where students mostly undertake a variety of public and private projects like building bridges, tunnels, dams, highways, etc. The MS course is of 2 years which focuses on (a) Infrastructure Design and Materials and (b) Infrastructure System and Management. The M.Eng graduate degree is again of 2 years which is mostly to train and enhance the skills and expertise of the students. The Ph.D. course is of 5 years with extensive research on the major areas of structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transportation engineering and construction engineering.
Areas of Expertise: Structures and Materials; Geotechnical; Transportation; Construction
List of Labs: University of Cincinnati, Infrastructures Institute; Science and Technology Enhancement Program (STEP); Sustainable Urban Engineering; University of Cincinnati Large Scale Test Facility (UCLSTF)

Computer Science

The College of Engineering and Applied Science under the University of Cincinnati provides  BS, MS, M.Eng and Ph.D. courses in computer science. The BS degree is a 5-year non-thesis course. The Master’s course is of 2 years with 5 major research areas -

  1. Data and Knowledge Management which studies the storage, retrieval, and mining of data in databases
  2. Experimental Computer System which studies computer system perspectives such as operating systems, compilers computer architecture, networking, and wireless communications
  3. Intelligent Systems group focuses on designing and analyzing an intelligent algorithm or system using any theoretical formalisms
  4. Quantum computing group studies the growing field of quantum computing  
  5. Internet Computing and Information Science group examine technologies for computing or communication across the internet or any other network system.

The M.Eng graduate course is of 2 years which mostly enhances the skills of the students. The Ph.D. course is of 5 years with extensive research on the 5 major courses mentioned. Students can also make use of the research labs and facilities provided by the university. 
List of Labs: Operating Systems and Computer Architecture Research; Distributed Processing Laboratory; Center for Mobile and Distributed Computing; Applied Artificial Intelligence Laboratory; Digital Design Environments Laboratory; Laboratory for Integrated Networked Computing (LINC)

Electrical/Electronic

The College of Engineering and Applied science under the University of Cincinnati provides BS, MS, M.Eng and Ph.D. courses in Electrical engineering. The BS degree is a 5-year non-thesis program where students mostly work on the manufacturing of different systems such as control systems, signal processing, space system, etc. The MS course is of 2 years with research in areas such as hardware and software systems, artificial intelligence, neural networks, etc. The M.Eng graduate course is of 2 years which provides advanced training to the students to increase their expertise. The Ph.D. program is of 5 years with a faculty of 32 members, well-equipped laboratories and extensive research and funding from national and state research agencies such as NSF, NIH, NASA, Office of Naval Research, Army Research Office, etc.

Areas of Expertise: Data Mining & Bioinformatics; Intelligent Systems; Algorithms; Application of Propositional Logics; Security & Cryptography; Mobile & Wireless Networks

Environmental

The College of Engineering and Applied Science under the University of Cincinnati provides BS, MS, M.Eng and Ph.D. courses in Environmental Engineering. The Environmental Engineering Graduate Program is accredited at the advanced level by ABET and ranked second nationally in the 1996 Gourman Report. The BS program is a 5-year non-thesis course. The Master’s course is of 2 years with part-time research programs. The M.Eng graduate non-thesis program is of 2 years with extensive training. The Ph.D. program is of 5 years and accredited at the advanced level by ABET. The research programs are available on a part-time basis. It offers specializations in air pollution control/ air quality, water quality process, hazardous waste engineering and management, environmental hydrology and environmental engineering and management.

Areas of Expertise: Structures and Materials; Geotechnical; Transportation; Construction
List of Labs: Microsystems Laboratory; NIEHS Superfund Basic Research Program; Multi-scale Environmental Modeling Lab; Water Quality Biotechnology Program

Material Science

The College of Engineering and Applied Science under the University of Cincinnati provides BS, MS, M.Eng and Ph.D. courses in Material Science. The BS program is a 1-year non-thesis course where students mostly design and manufacture industrial components. The MS course is of 2 years which offers programs in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering. Through research, students will learn the use of mechanical testing systems (MTS), electron microscopy, small-angle and wide-angle X-ray diffraction and Raman, infrared and X-ray photoelectron, infrared spectroscopy. The M.Eng graduate program is of 2 years which focuses primarily on practical work and training so that the students can acquire the relevant skills. The Ph.D. course is of 5 years with extensive research programs. They may pursue studies in Polymeric Materials, Metallic Materials, Ceramic Materials, Composites or Biomaterials.

List of Labs: Silicon-Based Materials Research Laboratory; Advanced Composites and Electronic Ceramics Laboratory; Superconducting Materials Processing and Characterization Laboratory; Advanced Materials Characterization Center

Mechanical

The College of Engineering and Applied Science provides BS, MS, M.Eng and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering. The BS course is a 5-year non-thesis course which includes both theory and fieldwork. The M.Eng graduate program is again for 2 years providing advanced training to students for the acquisition of skills. The graduate program in the School of Dynamic System (SDS) offers both MS and Ph.D. degrees. The master’s course is of 2 years and requires the completion of a thesis. The Ph.D. course is of 5 years with seven major research areas. Areas of expertise: Structural Dynamics, Vibro-Acoustics and Controls; Intelligent Manufacturing and Design; Thermal and Fluid Systems; Solid Mechanics and Nano/Bio Mechanics

Annual fees for Indians $25,000
Annual off-campus living $5,000
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & university's website as of year 2018

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