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
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.
The Geology department provides graduate students with opportunities to gain field and laboratory experience. Many research projects involve travel to international locations, and Cincinnati and the surrounding tri-state region also serve as an excellent field area for invertebrate paleontology.
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