Thank you for your interest in the Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati. As a graduate student at UC, you will join a diverse community of students enrolled at one of the nation's top public universities. Finding the right graduate school for you is an important decision, and in this section you can learn more about our degree programs, admissions criteria and funding opportunities, along with other helpful information.
Preparing to Apply
Students may take classes at UC without being enrolled in a UC degree program. Their official status is "non-matriculated," which is a traditional academic term meaning "not enrolled in a degree program."
Before you register for classes, you must complete the Basic Data Form. This form enables the UC Registrar to update or create your student record. After submitting the Basic Data Form, it will take a day or two to enter all the information into our student database. Then you will be able to register for classes.
Graduate Studies at UC
Jeff Brewer, a doctoral student in geography, has been hard at work researching water management techniques at the Yaxnohcah Maya site in southern Campeche, Mexico. Take a look at the research that earned him the National Science Foundation's Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant!
UC's master of architecture offers a long tradition of co-operative professional education (co-op), an open curriculum encouraging an individual choice of research focus, a location in a top-tier interdisciplinary design/arts college in a leading design city, and a consistently strong Design Intelligence program rankings.
U.S. News & World Report ranked the School of Criminal Justice as one of the top three doctoral programs in the nation. Graduate students are provided opportunities to learn and to conduct research, training and technical assistance in a wide range of criminal justice setting.
The IRB is the organization that must approve ALL human subject research. This applies to research may seem fairly innocuous, such as conducting a survey. Here is the official statement of policy from the IRB’s website.
UC's Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music is recognized both nationally and internationally as one of the leading conservatories of the performing arts. The school's roster of eminent faculty regularly receives distinguished honors for creative and scholarly work, and its alumni have achieved notable success in the performing and media arts.
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