UC Alcohol and Other Drug Statistics

The following statistics are from the National College Health Association-National College Health Assessment, which was conducted at the University of Cincinnati in Spring 2007.   

Alcohol

  • 41% of UC students drink 0-4 drinks when they party
  • 11% of UC students have never used alcohol

96% of UC students report doing at least one or more of the following when drinking:

  • alternate between alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages
  • set a limit before drinking
  • choose not to drink
  • use a designated driver
  • eat before and/or during drinking
  • have a friend let you know when you have had too much
  • keep track of drinks
  • pace drinks to one or fewer an hour
  • avoid drinking games
  • drink an alcohol look-alike

Other Drugs

  • 58% of UC students have never used marijuana
  • 92% of UC students have never used cocaine
  • 91% of UC students have never used Amphetamines (diet pills, speed, meth, crack)
  • 99% of UC students have never used Rohypnol, GHB or Liquid X

The Campus Sexual Assault (CSA) Study was conducted at the University of Cincinnati in June 2007.