University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, United States

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Eligibility & Documents Required for Admission

  • list items UC requires a B average in undergraduate courses to be considered for a graduate program.
  • list items A three- or four-year bachelor's degree or equivalent is necessary,
  • list items GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) or GRE (Graduate Record Examination), there is no minimum criterion; nevertheless, the prior year's class average should be checked.
  • list items Work experience is required, although there is no set minimum.
  • list items The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the Duolingo English Test, or the Pearson Test of English (PTE) are the most common ways for students to meet the English requirement.
  • list items For graduate admission, an overall band score of 6.5 on the IELTS is sufficient. A score of 105 on the Duolingo English Test (160-point scale) is sufficient. A score of 47 is sufficient for PEARSON. The TOEFL requirements differ depending on the type of TOEFL test taken, and scores are good for two years. The minimum university requirement is:
    • 520 points on a paper-based test,
    • 190 points on a computer-based test, or
    • 80 points on internet-based test

    The following documents will be included in a typical application to the University of Cincinnati:

  • list items A completed online graduate application at a university.
  • list items Unofficial versions of all college transcripts.
  • list items Recommendation letters sent using the online recommendation system. Former professors, employers, and other professionals with knowledge of the topic of study can serve as recommenders.
  • list items Qualifying exam results, such as the Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
  • list items English Competence - All applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency. At the graduate level, students can demonstrate proficiency in a variety of methods. TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo, and Pearson are among the tests that are accepted. An at-home version of the TOEFL is offered.
  • list items Intent letter or a personal statement.
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    Admission Dates & Process

    The deadline for Fall Semester 2022 applications is January 15, 2022. Financial aid will be considered for all students who submit their applications by January 15, 2022. Financial aid and assistantships do not require separate applications. For overseas applicants, the deadline is March 31, 2022, with supporting documents due no later than April 15, 2022. Applications for

    UC citizens are accepted till 1st June, 2022.

    Through the university's application portal, one can apply for any graduate programme.

    Step 1. First, you must register as a first-time user to create an account.

    Step 2. After logging in, click the 'Start New Application' button to begin your application.

    Step 3. Complete all relevant fields and submit all required documents.

    Step 4. Fill out the application and submit it.

    Wait for the results.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    What if the online application system isn't working properly?

    The Graduate School Help Desk can assist applicants with any issues they may have with the online application procedure. The help desk can be reached by phone at (513) 556-1496 or by e-mail at [email protected] during normal business hours (8 a.m.–5 p.m. Eastern Time Zone) Monday through Friday during normal business hours.
    My current/previous school does not employ a grade point average (GPA) system. What is the procedure for filling out the GPA section of the online application?

    In this case, applicants have two options for filling out the GPA area. Students might start by entering a zero for their undergraduate GPA. A zero indicates that an applicant's current or former school does not employ a GPA system, according to UC graduate programmes. Second, you can convert your grades to a 4.0 GPA scale using an online GPA calculator.
    My application has been submitted. How can I check my admission status?

    In general, admissions choices begin to be issued in February, but some judgments may not be released until April or May. Through the Application Management system, the college will keep you updated through email.