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.
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- View Tuition & Fees by program and learn about Funding Opportunities
- Information for international applicants
- Frequently Asked Questions: Admissions
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
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 School of Dynamic Systems offers a Master's of Science, Master's of Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering. Students in these programs are trained in state-of-the-art laboratories and courses, pursuing in-depth, cutting-edge research.
The UC Classics Department is one of the most active centers for the study of the Greek Bronze Age and Classical Antiquity in the U.S. Departmental fieldwork is currently being conducted in Cyprus, Greece (Knossos) and Italy (Pompeii), while many graduate students participate in other archaeological projects, including the study of finds made by Carl Blegen in Pylos.
UC's Master of Science in Taxation degree will prepare professionals to provide solid tax and planning advice to various entity structures and individuals. All courses are available online, allowing students to complete the MST entirely off campus. There are no minimum campus visit requirements for this program, so students can more easily manage work, life, academic and career obligations.
The Cincinnati Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) is a multi-institutional MD/PhD program supported by the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The mission of the program is to develop individuals who truly make a difference in patient outcomes through bench to bedside research.
If you're interested in a UC graduate program, fill out the Request Information form. You'll be contacted by a program representative who can answer your questions and tell you all about program curriculum, scholarship opportunities, faculty research interests and more.