A Historic University. An Unmatched Program.
The University of Cincinnati offers students a balance of educational excellence and real-world experience. Each year, this public, research-focused university graduates 5,000 students, adding to more than 200,000 living alumni around the world.
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati has positioned itself as a leader in groundbreaking contributions to society. These honors and discoveries include the first antihistamine (Benadryl – George Rieveschl), co-op education, observations leading to the creation of the National Weather Service, the first electronic organ (Winston Kock), the first use of YAG laser to remove a brain tumor, the first bachelor’s degree in nursing, the first degree program offered via satellite and the oral polio vaccine.
The University is categorized at the highest level of higher education, as a Doctoral/Research University – Extensive by the Carnegie Commission, which recognizes the notable achievements of its outstanding faculty, research, novel curriculum, and program accreditations. UC encompasses 4 campuses totaling 473 acres in Cincinnati, Ohio. Each year more than 5,000 graduates join a community of 200,000 alumni living around the world. UC is the largest employer in the Cincinnati region, with an economic impact of more than $3 billion.
The College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) began as the Center for Health-Related Programs in 1995 and was granted college status in March of 1998. CAHS is part of the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center with the College of Medicine, the James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy and the College of Nursing.
CAHS educates and prepares future allied health and other health science professionals to provide high-quality service in their respective fields. In conjunction with community-based partners, students achieve clinical skills and learn the values of critical thinking, good communication, teamwork, cultural competence and service learning. The college’s faculty is committed to excellence in teaching, research, service and leadership.