University Type and Campus :
Public, Research university, Space-grant
The University of Cincinnati (commonly referred to as UC or Cincinnati) is a comprehensive public research university in Cincinnati, in the U.S. state of Ohio, and a part of the University System of Ohio.
Founded in 1819 as Cincinnati College, it is the oldest institution of higher education in Cincinnati and has an annual enrollment of over 44,000 students, making it the second largest university in Ohio and one of the 50 largest universities in the United States. In the 2010 survey by Times Higher Education (UK), the university was ranked in the top 100 universities in North America and as one of the top 200 in the world. Beginning with the 2011 edition of the U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges" rankings, the University of Cincinnati has been ranked as a Tier One university, ranking as the 140th National University and 71st Top Public University in the 2016 rankings. This includes being the number 3 ranked university in the nation in the "Up-and-Coming" National Universities section of the 2014 edition. In 2011-2012 academic year the Leiden University ranking put the University of Cincinnati at the 93rd place globally and at the 63rd place in North America by the proportion of top-cited publications. In 2014, U.S. News & World Report ranked UC in the top 200 of universities worldwide.
Motto: "Strength in Unity" and "Seek the Highest"
Endowment: $1.196 billion
Administrative staff: 4,121 (2016)
Students: 44,338 (2016-17))
Undergraduates: 33,561 (2016-17)
Postgraduates: 10,777 (2016-17)
46 : 54
Gender ratio (in %)
Students : Staff ratio
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