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Undergraduate Admissions

First-year students

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.

Transfer students

We welcome transfer students from various accredited colleges and universities. For admissions advising, transfer students may contact the Center for Pathways Advising and Student Success.

Transition students

Transition students join the Lindner College of Business from other colleges at the University of Cincinnati. To explore a business degree, major or minor, non-business students should attend a prospective student information session. This semester, the Lindner College of Business is hosting virtual information sessions. 

Virtual sessions are held on the following dates for the Fall 2018 semester. Please select the date you are interested in attending to complete registration. Each session will be an hour in duration with a live chat. In order to provide individualized attention, each session is limited to eight students. Once a session has filled, the survey will show as closed.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, December 7, 2018 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Additional dates will be added throughout the semester. Questions? Please email

International students

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.