PharmD Admissions

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

Tuition and fees information for the current academic year 2015-2016

View detailed information regarding tuition and fees. College of Pharmacy students are assessed graduate tuition and fees based on residency status.

* Amounts shown are for annual tuition and fees
Tuition and fees information
PharmD Professional Tuition General Fee Campus Life Fee ITIE Fee In State Total Metropolitan Rate Kentucky and Indiana Metropolitan Rate total Non-resident surcharge Non-resident total
Professional Year 1 16,612 796 514 368 18,290 4830 23,120 12,928 31,218
Professional Year 2 16,612  796 514 368 18,290 4830 23,120 12,928 31,218
Professional Year 3 24,918 1194 771 552 27,435 7245 34,680 19,392 46,827
Professional Year4 16,612 796 514 268 18,290 4830 23,120 12,928 31,218

Students are enrolled year round between professional years 3 and 4 of the program to begin their clinical training. Students will pay for tuition and fees the summer semester between professional years 3 and 4 of the program shown and is included in the table above for Professional Year 3.

Ohio Residency for Tuition Purposes and Metropolitan Rate for Kentucky and Indiana Residents

Ohio Residency for Tuition Purposes: Students may apply for residency for tuition purposes.

Metropolitan Rate: The University of Cincinnati offers a metropolitan rate for Kentucky residents. The metropolitan rate offers in-state tuition with a surcharge. The University of Cincinnati offers a metropolitan rate to Indiana residents of the following counties: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan and Shelby.

View detailed information regarding the process for obtaining Ohio residency and the metropolitan rate.

Financial Aid

Graduate student status, for federal financial aid purposes, is now determined by the completion of 3 years of undergraduate credit in addition to being admitted into a graduate degree program (PharmD). Students with less than 72 semester (108 quarter hours) at or transferred into UC will initially be classified as undergraduate students for aid and should not indicate that they are graduate students when completing the FAFSA. If not otherwise independent (24 at of the beginning of the aid filing year, married, have dependents, orphan, or veteran), these students must list parent information on the FAFSA.

Undergraduate aid can include grants as well as loans. Federal Stafford Loan eligibility is limited to $2,500 per term for dependent students and $4,166 for independent students. Upon reaching the 108 hour mark (generally after fall term of the first professional year), the student can request that their aid be reprocessed as a graduate student for the remainder of the academic year.

Graduate students in the PharmD program have up to $33,000 in Federal Stafford Loan eligibility annually (up to the cost of education minus other aid sources). Graduate students, however, are no longer eligible for federal grant consideration. For more information regarding financial aid, please visit PharmD financial aid.

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