University of Cincinnati Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Cincinnati, OH, University of Cincinnati is one of the best universities in the state of Ohio. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of Cincinnati in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of Cincinnati.

PO Box 210063 Cincinnati, OH 45221-0063
Phone: (513) 556-1100
Web site:

Rankings: University of Cincinnati

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.7
Graduation and retention ranking: 175
Average freshman retention rate: 81.0%
6-year graduation rate: 55.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 50%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 5
Faculty resources ranking: 193
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 45.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 7.7%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 15:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 98.9%
Student selectivity ranking: 127
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 22-27
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 22%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 49%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 61.4%
Financial resources rank: 88
Alumni giving rank: 165
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 8.9%

University of Cincinnati History

Essential Facts: University of Cincinnati

  • It is the oldest institution of higher education in Cincinnati and has an annual enrollment of over 44,000 students, making it the second largest university in Ohio.
  • The University of Cincinnati’s co-op program ranks among the Top 5 in the nation by US News and World Report.
  • UC is one of only 115 institutions classified as housing the very highest activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 20%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: N/A
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: N/A
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? No
Additional policies and regulations: N/A
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA I
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook