Cincinnati State is proud to offer a top-tier RN program designed to fit the needs of busy individuals. Our program is structured to quickly get you into the workforce with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

As a regionally accredited program, Cincinnati State offers a recognized and respected education that will set you on a successful RN path. You can access your coursework anytime, anywhere, and learn from dedicated nursing professionals committed to your success.

Quick Completion
Become an RN in half the time of a bachelor’s degree.
Close-Knit Classes
Enjoy small classes with expert faculty offering more hands-on labs than larger universities.
Affordable Education
Save significantly with low in-state tuition and financial aid for most students.

Why Students Choose Our Program

Regionally Accredited

Recognized and respected education for a successful RN path.

Proven Success

Highest NCLEX pass rate in the region.

Top-Tier Program

Designed for busy individuals and structured to get you into the workforce quickly.

Outstanding Results

2021-22 100% job placement rate within 9 months of graduation.

Your Path To Nursing Success

Cincinnati State is the only local college offering a complete nursing pathway where you can progress from LPN to RN, or RN to BSN. You can complete your RN degree in as little as 2 years (5 semesters)!

With our dedicated teachers, small class sizes, flexible courses, and a convenient Cincinnati location, we ensure you get more than just a good education—you get a great start to your future nursing career.

How to Take the Next Step Today

Your path at Cincinnati State starts when you apply, but if you’re not quite ready, you can reach out with any and all questions or explore college and program details like key dates, courses, costs and financial aid options via the links below or by requesting your starter kit.