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University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 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
  • Toni from Marysville, OH
  • 5
  • The campus is VERY social. Everyone is willing to meet everyone. I recommend Daniels Hall your freshman year, especially if you don't know anyone. It is the most social dorm…

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  • Alecia
  • 4
  • The dorms could use some updating but I have had some of the best memories with the girls that I met there and I would do it all over again.…

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  • Naira from Mason, OH
  • 3
  • Personally, I think all dorms, regardless of the campus, is expensive. I have not lived on campus so I cannot go in depth about the experience. However, from my friends…

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  • Adam from Avon, OH
  • 3
  • Depending on what dorm you stay in, it may not be the most glamorous lifestyle. However college isn't about having everything, it's about learning. The housing is a little pricey.…

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  • sydney from covington, ky
  • 4
  • i didn't stay in a dorm for a semester, but i have stayed over night a couple times- the dorms were nice and comfortable, they're located conveniently and one is…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Valerie from Chillicothe, OH
  • I am a current student here

    I have had the pleasure of trying the chicken tenders and they are delicious! Although, I am not planning on getting a meal plan because I will be living off campus and I know for a fact that I can purchase and prepare food for much less than the cost of their cheapest meal plan. That being said, I have eaten with friends on their guest pass several times and there is a wide variety of food to eat in a buffett style setting. Very dangerous for the waistline!

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  • 5
  • jacqueline from rockton, il
  • I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    delicious both inside and outside the campus with affordable prices and a variety of options.

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  • 4
  • sydney from covington, ky
  • I am a current student here

    it's cafeteria food, so it's not to die for. however, the stir fry and the market are pretty amazing! i love the themed food days and chicken nugget wednesday.

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  • 3
  • alison from baltimore, oh
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    the three dining halls are spread out through the campus but you have to pay to go to any of the other restuarants

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  • 4
  • amanda from westmont, il
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    the dining halls seem amazing. i ate there twice, each time a different place, and i wasn't disappointed with either time. i have a feeling i'm going to enjoy my trips to get food when i finally go here.

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  • 4
  • Adam from Avon, OH
  • I am a current student here

    The dining halls have pretty decent food and a wide variety of choices. There are also many places around and on campus to get food.

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  • 4
  • Naira from Mason, OH
  • I am a current student here

    This campus offers a lot of variety when it comes to food. They have 2 food courts (think buffet-style) and they have small fast food places. Some examples are, Starbucks, Subway, Chick-Fil-A, Burger King, Taco Bell and more. These small businesses are all in the middle of campus, near the Recreation Center.

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  • 3
  • Josh from Zanesville, OH
  • I am a current student here

    The food is good on and off campus. In the dining halls there is always something good. Especially on chicken tender tuesdays and steak Thursdays.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Alecia
  • I am a current student here

    I am involved with the greek life here and I LOVE IT. It is so worth everything invested because of the girls I have met and the things I have been involved in, I would tell anyone to do it.

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  • 0
  • Alyssa
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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