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. Choosing 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.
Preparing to Apply
- Browse all available graduate degree programs and certificates
- Request information on your program of interest
- Find the right program/degree contact for program- or department-specific questions
- View tuition & fees by program and learn about funding opportunities
- Information for international applicants
- Frequently Asked Questions: Admissions
Students can take classes at UC without being enrolled in a UC degree program. This status is officially called "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 you submit the Basic Data Form, it will take a day or two for your information to be entered into our student database. You will then be able to register for classes.
Graduate Studies at UC
For most people, the wait for hot water at the showerhead is one of life’s mysterious little inconveniences. For Toritseju Omaghomi, it's a sign of a much bigger issue. Read more about the Three Minute Thesis competition winner's research into water distribution here.
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."
Have you ever dreamed about conducting research or scholarship in another country? If so, you should consider applying for a Fulbright. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is a well-known, highly competitive and incredibly prestigious grant program that operates in over 155 countries. Take a look at what it has to offer, and get information about applying today!
The graduate EES program is recognized internationally as the top 20th environmental engineering program (as ranked by U.S. News & World Report). In recent years, the graduate EES program has obtained significant funding from competitive, national level agencies including the EPA, National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health.
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.