History, Affiliations and Rankings
The University of Cincinnati was founded in 1819 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the USA as an open research university. The University of Cincinnati is one of the city's oldest and largest higher education institutions, as well as the state's second-largest. It has played a crucial part in a number of important scientific and medical breakthroughs. The University is more than 100 years old. The university has academic affiliations with Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Great Cities' Universities, Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Connection and National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program. The University of Cincinnati's rating has been consistently dropped by QS World University, which places a focus on the institute's academic reputation, from #551-600 in 2020 to #601-650 in 2021 and 2022 respectively. Furthermore, U.S. News Best Global Universities ranks the university at #191.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
West Campus, Medical Campus, and Victory Parkway Campus are the three campuses of the University of Cincinnati. The West Campus is the university's major campus, with 62 buildings. Medical Campus, the second campus, has roughly 19 structures. The College of Health Sciences and Nursing, the College of Medicine, and the Winkle College of Pharmacy are all housed there. Shriners Hospital for Children, Cincinnati VA Medical Centre, and Cincinnati Children's Hospital are among the hospitals on this site. Victory Parkway Campus, which houses the College of Applied Sciences, is the third campus. Several club sports are offered at the University of Cincinnati, including the Bearcat hockey team and the club rowing team, among others. The University also includes 14 libraries with over 4 million books and 70,000 periodicals situated in 11 separate venues. The University of Cincinnati's primary library is the Walter C. Langsam Library. The University of Cincinnati is a public research institution with 213 graduate programs and 194 undergraduate programs. The Department of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Business, the Department of Design, Art, and Architecture, the Department of Medicine and Nursing, the Department of Pharmacy, and the Department of Performing Arts are just a few of the departments. The Institute for Policy Research is also located at the University of Cincinnati.
Accomplishments and Alumni
The electronic organ, antihistamine, the heart-lung machine, and the oral polio vaccine are just a few of the significant innovations credited to the University of Cincinnati, which has a 300-year history as a research pioneer. The institution has over 300,000 active alumni globally and a distinguished alumni list that includes Miss Black Ohio 2017, Ashley Nkadi Al Hirt, sometimes known as the King of Trumpet, has won 20 Grammy Awards. Tennessee Ernie - inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Among them are Evelyn Venable, Columbia Pictures' First Model, Hugh O'Brian, a Golden Globe-winning actor, and Earl Hamner, an Emmy-winning producer.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
The overall enrollment at the University of Cincinnati for the 2019-20 academic year set a new all-time high of 46, 338 students, including 3,518 foreign students. UC is more diverse with racial and ethnic minorities making up 24.1% of this year’s student body, a slight increase over last year’s 23.2%. That means nearly one in four first-year students are minorities. The Graduate School has a diverse community of students representing 89 countries. According to UC, 20% of 11,000 graduate and professional students are international students.