Welcome to Cincinnati State Admissions

Whether you’re a first-time college student, transferring from another school, or just interested in taking a course or two, you’ll find everything you need to get started at Cincinnati State right here.

Begin with an overview of the admissions process or if you're ready submit your application now. It's quick, easy, and free.

Admission Overview 

Financial Aid Calculator

See how much federal financial aid you could be eligible for as a student at Cincinnati State.


Get a customized overview of what the admission process will look like for you based on your previous work and educational experience.

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Tuition & Fees

Cincinnati State has one of the lowest tuition rates of any equivalently accredited college in the region. Take a look at just how affordable it can be to earn your next degree.  

Financial Aid

7 Out of 10 Cincinnati State students apply for and receive some type of financial aid to help pay for their education. Find out how you can become one of them and start applying for student aid today.  



Placement testing helps students get into the right level of classes for them and is required for most incoming students. Learn more about testing details and times.