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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 Transfer and Transition Advising Center. 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:

Transition Students

To explore a major in Business, sign-up for an information session and learn about what Lindner can offer you!

Information Sessions are conducted on Wednesdays during the fall 2020 semester via WebEx.

During the session, you will hear a brief presentation about the undergraduate degree programs in Lindner, have the ability to review your business degree audit (advisement report) and receive individual advising.

Sign-ups close at 8:00am EST the day prior to the information session. 

Fall 2020 Information Sessions

Click on the appropriate link below to register for a session. Registrants will be emailed the day before with information on how to access the WebEx session. All sessions will take place in Eastern Standard Time (EST). 

Reminder – the change in college applications for spring 2021 closes at 11:59pm EST on Tuesday, November 1st.

Main Campus Students

  • September 16, 2020
  • September 30, 2020
  • October 14, 2020
  • October 28, 2020 (last session before application deadline)
  • November 25, 2020
  • December 9, 2020

UC Blue Ash & Clermont Students

  • September 23, 2020
  • October 7, 2020
  • October 21, 2020 (last session before application deadline)
  • November 18, 2020
  • December 2, 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.

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