University of Cincinnati-Main Campus

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,322

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$21,050

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.92%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

76.5%

21,593 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

37,155

75.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

67.9%

2,878 Graduates

About

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Hamilton County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus were Registered Nursing (463 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (355 degrees), and General Psychology (281 degrees).

In 2017, 10,454 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus. 58.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (7,162 degrees), 9.54 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (751 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is $9,322, which is $-17,178 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is $9,322, which is $-17,178 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,050.

In 2017, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 47% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,322

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus was $9,322. The cost of tuition at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is $-17,178 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$21,050

2017 Value

5.37%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,050. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Cincinnati-Main Campus grew by 5.37%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,909

Room and Board

$1,500

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus was of $11,909 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of room and board increased by 6.02% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

47%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.69% with respect to 2016, when 59% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

6.92%

2016 Default Rate

698

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus was 6.92%, which represents 698 out of the 10093 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus received 21,593 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 11.5% annual growth. Out of those 21,593 applicants, 16,517 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.5% acceptance rate.

There were 37,155 students enrolled at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus in 2017, and 19% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 32.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

16,517

Accepted Out of 21,593

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Cincinnati-Main Campus was 76.5% (16,517 admissions from 21,593 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 76.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 11.5%, while admissions grew by 11.6%.

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SAT Scores

19%

Submission Percentage

1,006

Scores Submitted

19% of enrolled first-time students at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 37,155 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is 28,080 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,075. This means that 75.6% of students enrolled at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.8% White, 7.16% Black or African American, 4.17% Asian, 3.59% Hispanic or Latino, 3.2% Two or More Races, 0.132% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0646% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (40.6%), followed by White Female (34.4%) and Black or African American Female (3.66%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (28.9%), followed by White Male (22.4%) and Black or African American Female (3.22%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 37,155 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is 28,080 and the part-time enrollment is 9,075. This means that 75.6% of students enrolled at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Cincinnati-Main Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    25,573

  2. Black or African American

    2,662

  3. Asian

    1,550

The enrolled student population at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is 68.8% White, 7.16% Black or African American, 4.17% Asian, 3.59% Hispanic or Latino, 3.2% Two or More Races, 0.132% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0646% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,393 students (3.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1722 more women than men received degrees from University of Cincinnati-Main Campus. The majority of degree recipients at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are white (7,162 degrees awarded). There were 9.54 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (751 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is Registered Nursing (463 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (355 degrees) and General Psychology (281 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (188 degrees awarded), Engineering (859 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (658 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are Other managers (509,336 people), Software developers (382,641 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (308,284 people), Civil engineers (233,418 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (231,388 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are Architecture and Related Services (188 degrees awarded), Engineering (859 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (658 degrees), Protective Services (574 degrees), and Communications (427 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are Surgeons, Physicians, Dentists, Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are Architecture and Related Services (188 degrees awarded), Engineering (859 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (658 degrees), Protective Services (574 degrees), and Communications (427 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are Architectural, engineering & related services (560,252 people), Computer Systems Design (531,755 people), Elementary & secondary schools (436,348 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (401,844 people), and Construction (361,891 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are Architecture and Related Services (188 degrees awarded), Engineering (859 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (658 degrees), Protective Services (574 degrees), and Communications (427 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Cincinnati-Main Campus.

Most Common

  1. 463 degrees awarded

  2. 355 degrees awarded

  3. 281 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus was Registered Nursing with 463 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 4,366

  2. 6,088

In 2017, 4,366 degrees were awarded to men at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, which is 0.717 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (6,088).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 262 degrees were awarded to men at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus in Criminal Justice - Safety Studies, which is 1.03 times more than the 254 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 392 degrees were awarded to women at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus in Registered Nursing, which is 5.52 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 28% of students graduating from University of Cincinnati-Main Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (81.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is Female and Asian (81.7% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.47% of graduates (71 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,162 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    751 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    407 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is white (7,162 degrees awarded). There were 9.54 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (751 degrees).

3.89% of degree recipients (407 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    4,238 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    2,924 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    518 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is white female (4,238 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,924 degrees).

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Operations

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $1.28B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $94.5M (7.38%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Cincinnati-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of $1.29B. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus employs 468 Assistant professors, 426 Associate professors, and 398 Professors. Most academics at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are Male Professors (270), Female Assistant professors(235), and Male Assistant professors (233).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus are: Management, with 765 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 454 employees, and Service with 389 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.28B

2017 Endowment

10.1%

growth from 2016

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $1.28B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Cincinnati-Main Campus grew 10.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $994M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $119M - Federal

  2. $5.17M - State

  3. $747 - Local

As of 2017, University of Cincinnati-Main Campus received $119M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.17M from state grants and contracts, and $747 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$473M

2017 Salaries

7.26%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Cincinnati-Main Campus paid a median of $473M in salaries, which represents 36.7% of their overall expenditure ($1.29B) and a 7.26% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.603% growth from 2015 and a 2% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$128M

Instructional Salaries

1,406

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Cincinnati-Main Campus paid a total of $128M to 1,406 employees working as instructors, which represents 27% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

468 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

765 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus were Assistant professor with 468 employees; Associate professor with 426 employees; and Associate professor with 398 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus were Management with 765 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 454 employees; and Service with 389 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus was Male Professor with 270 employees, Female Assistant professor with 235 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 233 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Cincinnati-Main Campus.

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