Cincinnati State is not just an excellent choice—it’s the best choice for busy RNs like you. Our flexible scheduling and online options ensure your studies seamlessly fit into your life. 

Our program is the best value in Ohio, offering a high-quality and affordable education option for RNs to earn their BSN. Here are some reasons why Ohio and surrounding area RNs choose Cincinnati State to earn their BSN degrees. 

Why Students Love Our Program

Earn Your BSN in as Little as 3 Semesters

Prepare sooner for a more rewarding nursing career

Regionally Accredited

1 of 7 Community College RN to BSN Programs in Ohio

Online and Flexible Courses

Adapt your education to fit your lifestyle

Affordable Cost

$9,400 – In-state tuition cost before financial aid

Your Path To Nursing Success

Cincinnati State is the only local college offering a complete nursing pathway. Earn your BSN in as little as 3 semesters!

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

Key Benefits

Still unsure if Cincinnati State is right for you? From flexible scheduling to exceptional resources, we prioritize your success. Don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions—we’re here to help you make the best choice for your future. To provide further insight into our program and the value it offers, below is a roundup of frequently asked questions.

Online Classes, At Your Pace

The RN-BSN program nursing courses are fully asynchronous online, meaning you can take them at times that work for you. There is no required in-person theory class attendance.

A clinical learning experience (45 hours flexibly scheduled in the Spring semester) is a required component of the Population-Based Community Healthcare course.

Continue Working while Doing the RN to BSN Completion Program

With our flexible learning options, students can work alongside their studies. This program is created with busy RNs like you in mind.

The Best Bang for the Buck

The average cost of tuition for an in-state student before financial aid is $9,400. This is 30 to 50% less when compared to tuition at most public four-year universities.

Scholarships and Financial Aid Available

7 out of 10 students receive financial assistance. Cincinnati State has a variety of scholarships available. Scholarship information including application and deadlines, can be found here. Students are eligible to apply for financial aid by completing the FASFA application.

Flexible Learning Options

Our program features an online format that enables a flexible schedule and timetable to complete your degree. You decide what time of day works best for your coursework. In addition, students have the flexibility to do the program full-time, part-time, and even take a semester off if other obligations require them to do so. Please remember that some classes are offered only during certain semesters.

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.

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