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University of Cincinnati’s Carl H. Lindner College of Business


Contact our general manager with any questions. Profile updated: February 18, 2019.

Contact Information

606 Carl H. Lindner Hall
2925 Campus Green Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45221
Admissions Office:

School Data

Annual Tuition: $$19,280 (In-State), $27,118 (Out-of-State)

Acceptance Rate: 28%

Full-Time Enrollment: 45

International: 25%

Minority: 11%

Female: 49%

Male: 51%

International: March 15th, 2018

Scholarship Priority: March 15th, 2018

Final Deadline: June 30th, 2018

The University of Cincinnati Full-Time MBA Program offers three options for full-time study: a 12-month, 15-month and 21-month MBA/MS option. The full-Time MBA curriculum is structured with 74-76 quarter hours to complete the program. Key features of the program are a global perspective and 16 quarter hours of electives that can be used to form a concentration. Eight concentrations are offered including commercial real estate, finance, and information systems. The curriculum consists of courses that are arranged according to a logical sequence so that knowledge obtained early in the program is applied and expanded upon in subsequent courses.


Ranking Analysis:

In 2010 and 2011, Poets&Quants put Cincinnati at 90th and 91st place, respectively. The school hasn’t been ranked by Poets&Quants since. Interestingly, though, the school’s U.S. News ranking has gone up since 2011: at the time, the school was ranked No. 75, and it is now ranked No. 60.

Average GMAT: 607
GMAT Range (mid-80%): 540-690
Average GPA: 3.52
GPA Range (mid-80%): 3.14-3.9
Acceptance Rate: 61.4%

Average Base Salary: $67,333
Average Signing Bonus: NA
Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers at Graduation: 73.4%
Percentage of MBAs with Job Offers Three Months Later: 87.5%