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
- Browse all available Graduate Degree Programs and Certificates
- Request Information on your program of interest
- Have questions for a program or department? View Program/Degrees Contacts
- 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
After all the hard work you put into your research, you want to make sure everyone knows you were the one who did it. ORCID provides a free, permanent, unique identifier that marks research documents as yours alone.
The Institutional Review Board is the organization that must approve ALL human subject research conducted by University of Cincinnati faculty, students, staff, or other representatives of the university. Does your research fall under IRB purview? You may find that the answer is "Yes."
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.
Four University of Cincinnati scholars—including two current graduate students—will travel across the globe this year to enhance their studies and help promote international ties as the newest Fulbright U.S. student award recipients. Josiah Rushing, a master’s student in percussion, will study in Lyon, France and Abby Yeakle, a doctoral student in oboe, will study in Vienna, Austria.
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.