It is recommended that students entering from high school have a high school GPA of at least 3.0 and an ACT score of 21 math and 22 composite. UC admits students based on academic and non-academic factors. For more information please visit the UC Admission Requirements
Students who intend to apply for the CPD must be enrolled in the Dietetics major in the College of Allied Health Sciences.
Students transferring from another college or university or transitioning from UC Blue Ash or Clermont must have a GPA of at least of 3.0 in all previous college work and have completed a one year general chemistry course sequence (CHEM1030 and 1031) with lab (CHEM1030L and 1031L). Students must have earned a C- or higher in all college level science courses.
Secondary Admission to the CPD
Admission to the CPD is restricted to UC Dietetics majors. Information for admission to the Dietetics program can be found at Bachelor's in Dietetics Admission Requirements. Dietetics majors may apply to the CPD when they have no more than 36 didactic course hours remaining and all 36 credit hours can be completed within the following academic year. CPD applications are accepted by January 25th each year. A minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required to apply.
Students will be advised of the decision of the CPD Admissions Committee by mid-February.