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Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 3,745 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 55 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

53% Women
47% Men


NCAA Division I-A

Big East Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $149,538)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $97,360)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 68 94 - -
Baseball 35 - Yes -
Basketball 16 11 - Yes
Football 104 - - -
Golf 12 11 Yes -
Lacrosse - 37 Yes -
Soccer 28 26 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving 26 31 - -
Tennis - 11 Yes -
Volleyball - 16 Yes Yes
Badminton - - Yes -
Bowling - - Yes -
Court Sports - - Yes -
Cricket - - Yes -
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Indoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - Yes -
Rifle - - Yes -
Roller Hockey - - Yes -
Rowing - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Softball - - - Yes
Table Tennis - - Yes -
Track and Field, X-Country - - Yes -
Water Polo - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -
Wrestling - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 9.8%
Hispanic 1.9%
Non-resident alien 5.6%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 6.1%
Two or more races 0.1%
White/non-Hispanic 72.8%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 8
Drug Law Violation 44
Liquor Law Violation 13
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 7
Property Crime 118

Notable Alumni

  • Cris Collinsworth [Class of 1991], Former Cincinnati Bengal, currently a sports analyst
  • George Rieveschl [Class of 1937], Developer of Benadryl in the 1940s
  • John Lutz [Class of 1995], Creator of the FedEx logo
  • Joseph Strauss [Class of 1892], Golden Gate Bridge designer
  • Kevin Youkilis [Class of 2001], MLB baseball player with the Boston Red Sox
  • Oscar Robinson [Class of 1970], NBA basketball player
  • William Howard Taft [Class of 1880], Former U.S. president
Reviews Dorm Life


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Alyssa
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    The food is delicious and with one swipe, you can have unlimited food, but the choices get boring after a while. There are only two main dining courts on campus that you can use your swipes at (there is an additional place in DAAP and Stadium View, but DAAP is really inconvenient unless you are a DAAP student and Stadium View has limited hours and food). The food will fill you up and once in a while they will have the food you really had a craving for and it is delicious, but the meal plans are extremely expensive and the options are very limited.

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  • 5
  • Kyle from Loveland, OH
  • Mar-22-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Good restaurants on and off campus. I usually eat breakfast and dinner at home to save on costs.

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  • 4
  • Kaitlyn from Liberty Twp., OH
  • Mar-20-2014 I am a current student here

    The cafeterias are pretty good and there are always many different options. From asian stir fry, a salad bar, a sandwich station, Italian station, and a few stations that vary from day to day, there was never a time when I couldn't find something good to eat.

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  • 5
  • Jackie from Cincinnati, OH
  • Mar-17-2014 I am a current student here

    Exceptional food, I eat very healthy and the university has a great variety of foods from all different countries while also offering lots of healthy options!

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Verona, KY
  • Mar-16-2014 I am a current student here

    There is so much food around campus and on campus. Since UC in an urban area there is plenty to choose from; from Indian to soups and salads.

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  • 3
  • Jenn from Cincinnati, OH
  • Mar-13-2014 I am a current student here

    I can only comment about the dining options available to commuter students. While the restaurants offer their chain-standard quality products, the menus are streamlined away from the full offering versions off campus. Also, be sure to plan ahead regarding who's fare you plan to eat and when, because the business hours fluctuate with the semester schedule, and TUC's food court closes shortly after 6pm. That's a real bummer if you wanted to get something during your night class' 7pm-ish break. TUC's food court has Taco Bell, Papa John's, Chik-Fil-A and Burger King, plus some sushi place (reminds me of the sushi kiosk at Kroger). There is also a restaurant with bar downstairs. Outside of TUC, there is a Subway and a Starbucks, plus a few other options elsewhere on campus.

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  • 4
  • Haylee from Warren, OH
  • Mar-12-2014 I am a current student here

    With Calhoun St. right next to the university there are a lot of going out food options. There are also three meal swipe dining centers that offer a variety of food, there's something for everyone.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Alyssa
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    I didn't think I was cut out for Greek Life at first and I heard so many vicious rumors about Greek Life. But, now that I am in it, going Greek was one of the best decisions I ever made! I met so many cool people and now I always have something to do. The people are so nice and it's something more people should consider. However, I also have a lot of friends who are not Greek. Greek Life is there if you want to go after it, and Cincinnati has some pretty well-known fraternities and sororities, but you can also just as easily ignore everything having to do with it.

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  • 0
  • Kaitlyn from Liberty Twp., OH
  • Mar-20-2014 I am a current student here

    I was on the Women's Soccer team at UC and was involved with the athletic department so I do not know a lot about the greek life, but it is definitely growing and I have heard nothing but great things from my friends who have been apart of it.

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  • 0
  • Haylee from Warren, OH
  • Mar-12-2014 I am a current student here

    I'm involved with Greek Life and love it. Every chapter is there for each other making the 10 sorority houses and 22 frat houses all very close.

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  • 0
  • Scott from Hazel Crest, IL
  • Feb-27-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There are several different faternity and sorority organizations on campus for a student to choose from. The student can choose one to where he or she fits great.

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  • 0
  • Erin from Cincinnati, OH
  • Feb-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is not major at UC, but definitely can be found in many places on campus. Greek houses line Clifton Avenue which is directly across from UC and the hold a huge parade during Homecoming week.

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  • 0
  • Alex from Bellbrook, OH
  • Jan-21-2014 I am a current student here

    There are plenty of sororities and fraternities available at UC! They are always doing something to give back to the community or even have the rest of the school population join them at a fun party.

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  • 0
  • Thomas from Cincinnati, OH
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Pretty active. I have met some really cool people that are in fraternities and sororities, and they do some awesome work on and off campus.

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