About UC

A Historic University. A Tradition of Innovation.
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning outside of the original 13 colonies. A true innovator in education, UC offered the first bachelor’s degree in nursing and the first Emergency Medicine training program. The University of Cincinnati is a leader in online education, and it continues to make strides to capitalize on modern technologies and provide an educational experience that is second to none. Online programs in a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional fields help working professionals to achieve their educational goals and allow our students to learn from diverse perspectives from around the world.

In 1998, the University of Cincinnati created the College of Allied Health Sciences. The college is the 16th college at the university and the first new college at the University of Cincinnati in more than 30 years. The College of Allied Health Sciences educates and prepares future allied health and other health science professionals to provide high-quality service in their respective fields. The college is located in the French East Building on the Medical Center campus at the University. The new home brings all the allied health programs together on one campus. The College faculty is committed to excellence in teaching, research, service and leadership.