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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,784
  • Online BAH
    $916.50
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
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University of Cincinnati: Online

University of Cincinnati is a 4-year, public university located in Cincinnati, OH. Students at University of Cincinnati can enroll in associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate degree programs.

University of Cincinnati: Online Military & Veteran Support Programs

University of Cincinnati offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is UC a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, UC is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is University of Cincinnati a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, University of Cincinnati is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does University of Cincinnati offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, University of Cincinnati offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are University of Cincinnati’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $395 per credit hour UCF's tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are University of Cincinnati’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

In some cases, the University of Cincinnati’s online tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour.

For associate degrees and certificates the range starts at $214 cost per credit hour.  This is lower than the military TA cap of $250.

Bachelor's programs start at $321 cost per credit hour with most in the $435 per credit hour range.  These exceed the $250 cap for military TA.

Master's programs range from $662 - $876 per credit hour, exceeding the $250 military TA cap.  

In those instances where the cost exceeds the $250 cap amount, the student may have out-of-pocket costs for which they would be responsible.

For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Does University of Cincinnati offer online degree programs?

Yes, University of Cincinnati offers online degree programs. 

Is University of Cincinnati approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, University of Cincinnati is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does University of Cincinnati offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, University of Cincinnati has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is UC a MyCAA school?

Yes, UC is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from University of Cincinnati: Online

The University of Cincinnati Online puts great pride into being a top choice for veterans and military affiliated students.  Our department of Veterans Programs and Services provides a dedicated support system ranging from benefit assistance and counseling services to deployment and reployment help. 

Our highly ranked and fully accredited online programs offer a degree of flexibility that is paramount to veterans, active duty, and military dependents across the United States.

At the University of Cincinnati Online, we bring more than 200 years of excellence in higher education directly to you — no matter where you are serving or where you live. UC Online has a dedicated team of student success coordinators who are focused on helping you achieve your goal of earning a college degree or an advanced master’s degree.  When you choose UC Online, you become a bearcat for life.

Top Reasons for Veterans and Military to Choose UC Online

  • Trained department of Veterans Programs & Services
  • VetSuccess Online program offering counseling and 1:1 support
  • Highly ranked grad programs by U.S. News and World Report
  • Yellow Ribbon participating school
  • Joint Services Transcript and The Community College of the Air Force credit transfer 

At University of Cincinnati Online, we bring more than 200 years of excellence in higher education directly to you — no matter where you are serving or where you live. UC Online has a dedicated team of student success coordinators who are focused on helping you achieve your goal of earning a college degree or an advanced master’s degree. Our dedicated office of Veterans Programs & Services can help you get the most out of the educational benefits you have earned through your service. 

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 11,000
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 11,000
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $ 435
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 185
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,784
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $11,000
    In State
    $27,334
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $12,790
    In State
    $24,532
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,500
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 500
Student Population
  • Student Count
    24,846
    Undergraduate
    11,013
    Graduate
    1,066
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    46.5%
    Population
  • Female
    53.5%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Online
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    595
    SAT Math
    570
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    26
    ACT
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Terence Harrison

Veterans Service Director

Terence Harrison is the Program Manager of Veterans Programs & Services at the University of Cincinnati. As a native Cincinnatian, Terence joined the Army Reserves on 21 January 1989. He is a Sergeant First Class who currently serves with the 807th Medical Brigade in Columbus, Ohio where he serves as an Operations NCO. As an active drilling reservist, he has served the Army in the following locations: Panama, Ecuador, Germany, Guatemala and Cameroon. In addition to those locations, Terence served in Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn in 2010-2011 where he earned many awards including the Meritorious Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star and the Good Conduct Medal. Terence earned his Masters of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati and his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Northern Kentucky University.

Message From The School

I look forward to hearing from you and working with you to ensure your benefits are fully maximized!