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Undergraduate Admissions

First-year applicants to undergraduate programs at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business may review application requirements or apply online through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

We welcome transfer students from various accredited colleges and universities. For academic advising, including transfer credit questions, transfer students may contact the Center for Pathways Advising and Student Success. For Admissions and application questions, please contact the Center at 513-556-1100.  

Transition students join the Lindner College of Business from other colleges at the University of Cincinnati.

If you are a current UC student aspiring to pursue a degree in the Lindner College of Business, visit this page to view the admission criteria:

To explore a major in Business, sign-up for an information session and learn about what Lindner can offer you! Sign-ups will close at 8am the day prior to the information session unless otherwise noted. Please bring your laptop to the information session to review your sample degree audit.

2020 Information Sessions

All remaining information sessions will be available via Webex, please sign-up below:
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020
  • Wednesday, May 13, 2020
  • Thursday, May 28, 2020
  • Wednesday, June 10, 2020
  • Wednesday, June 24 2020

The Lindner College of Business welcomes international applicants seeking a challenging academic environment. More information for international applicants is available from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Graduate Admissions

Select the specific graduate program you are interested in to learn more about admission deadlines and specific program requirements.

Any student with a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, regardless of field of study, is eligible to apply for admission to a Lindner graduate program. Applicants should have at least a B grade average (3.0 GPA or equivalent) in relevant undergraduate coursework, or otherwise show evidence of promise satisfactory to the admitting department. Applications are reviewed in a holistic manner, carefully considering your entire application portfolio. Before admission to the UC is complete, all international students must fulfill US Immigration and Naturalization Service requirements and register with the UC Office of International Student Services.

Application deadlines represent the day that applications must be submitted. All required application items are due within two weeks of the submission deadline. Applications may be considered after the final program deadline pending space availability.