What They’re Known For
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati is a premier research institution home to many scientific discoveries, including first antihistamine, the first electronic organ, and the oral polio vaccine. The university is also leader in experimental learning! It developed the Cooperative Education Learning Method in 1906 and offered the first degree program via satellite in 1977.
A public institution offering more than 300 programs of study, The University of Cincinnati embraces transformation that achieves success.
- Among the first to offer Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), UC will provide an introductory online course for free and for credit worldwide.
- Utilizing current distance learning technology UC combines online learning with face-to face instruction, employing several delivery methods including video conferencing and web-based applications.
- Offering career services through a college liaison model, career coaches are available for students in every major.
- Ranking 22nd among public research universities, UC garners nearly $500 million each year in research funding.
Why We Love the University of Cincinnati
- The University of Cincinnati was ranked in the Top 100 Public Universities by the U.S. News & World Report in 2009. In 2011 the Princeton Review listed the university in its "Best 373 Colleges" and it was ranked 190th in the London Times among all the universities in the world, 69th among United States universities and 28th among public U.S. universities in 2011.
- Classified as a Doctoral/Research-Extensive University by the Carnegie Commission, UC is one of only 151 in the nation to be classified with such a distinction
- UC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges (NCA), 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411; p (800) 621-7440; f (312)-263-7462; www.ncahlc.org