The Carl H. Lindner College of Business welcomes international applicants seeking a challenging academic environment. The Office of Admissions will send an international application packet upon request. Note that if your native language is not English, you will be required to take the TOEFL or the IELTS examination. Please reference the UC Office of Admissions Web site for the Lindner College of Business minimum standards.
International applicants for the bachelor of arts in economics, the bachelor of business administration or the bachelor of science in industrial management programs at the first-year level must have a strong mathematics background and be prepared to begin the college's Applied Calculus or Calculus sequences.
International applicants who are transferring to the Lindner College of Business for the bachelor of arts in economics or the bachelor of business administration programs must demonstrate appropriate progress toward completion of the required mathematics courses. All Lindner College of Business students must complete Math 1044 (Applied Calc I) and Math 1045 (Applied Calc II) (a 6 hour math sequence) or its equivalent, Math 1046 (Business Calculus – 5hrs) OR Math 1061 (Calculus I - 4 hrs) and Math 1062 (Calculus II - 4 hrs) or the equivalent from another institution. To be admitted to the college, students must have earned a grade of C- or better in Math 1044 or Math 1061, or successfully completed Math 1046 with a passing grade prior to submitting an application for change in college.
International applicants who are transferring to the Lindner College of Business for the bachelor of science in industrial management must demonstrate appropriate progress toward completion of the required mathematics courses, Math 1061 (Calculus I - 4 hrs) and Math 1062 (Calculus II - 4 hrs) or the equivalent from another institution. To be admitted to the college, students must have earned a grade of C- or better in Math 1061, prior to submitting an application for change in college.
Attendance at a Lindner College of Business Orientation session is required to complete the admission process. Failure to attend a Lindner Orientation session will result in the offer of admission being rescinded.
The University of Cincinnati requires that all transcripts be official copies with an official translation attached. The Lindner College of Business requires all students who have earned credit at foreign universities to have the documents evaluated by a credit evaluation service prior to registering for classes at the university. Such an evaluation may be obtained from:
World Education Services
568 Broadway, Suite 301
P.O. Box 745
Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY 10013
AACRAO International at:
Other such agencies may be located via the internet. A student will not be invited to attend the Lindner College of Business orientation program, at which registration for classes occurs, until a copy of the evaluation prepared by WES or a similar organization is received by the college. Although we do not require international applicants to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Test (ACT), it is highly recommended.
Contact the Office of Admissions for further information regarding admissions procedures and deadlines for the Lindner College of Business.