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
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 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 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."
In DAAP's Industrial Design program, ranked first in the country by DesignIntelligence, students learn to emphasize the humanistic qualities of products of mass production with special consideration for the comfort, safety, and aesthetic satisfaction that they may bring to the users.
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.