Registered Nursing (RN) Program
Affordable & Achievable

Hands-On Clinical Education, Flexible Options

Limited Enrollment – Secure Your Fall 2024 Spot!

The RN Program at Cincinnati State provides aspiring Registered Nurses the opportunity to kickstart their careers with flexible completion options.  

With small class sizes and the nursing advisory board directly from healthcare organizations, our students go on to become RNs who deliver evidence-based care and are always equipped to meet the complex challenges of today’s healthcare environment.

Our education is built for you. With low in-state tuition rates and flexible financial aid, we meet you where you are so that you can get the support you need to excel as a registered nurse.

SAVE OVER $11,000 ON IN-STATE TUITION
Afraid of big student loans? Save up to 50% with low in-state tuition rates.
LEARNING THAT FITS YOUR LIFESTYLE
Learn on your terms with our flexible options, including day and evening classes!
HANDS-ON, CAREER-ADVANCING CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Enjoy resume-building clinical experience and hands-on simulation labs with our 10:1 student/faculty ratio.
ACE THE NCLEX-RN WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK
Our graduates NCLEX pass rate for 2023 exceeded state and national averages
IN-DEMAND, HIGH STARTING SALARY
Score a high-paying job off the bat as an RN with a graduate starting salary of $81,220

Partnering with Leading Hospitals

Cincinnati State partners with some of the best employers in the region, giving you invaluable experience that leads to a better job — with better pay — after graduation.

Why Choose Cincinnati State

SUCCEED IN DIVERSE HEALTHCARE SETTINGS

We value lifelong learning and clinical excellence, nurturing our future Registered Nurses so that they can advocate for patients during the most critical moments of their lives.

GARNER EMPLOYER APPROVAL EARLY ON

For 25 years, our practicing RNs have told us how much they love working with our nursing students. Based on our evidence-based, patient-centered care and compassion, our programs have consistently earned feedback from employers so that you can gain a competitive edge in the field early on & work with the best of the best.

CONNECT, LEARN, AND THRIVE WITH OUR NETWORK 

Whether you want to work as an RN after the program or pursue your RN to BSN, we’re here to support you every step of the way. The Nursing Student Organization offers a virtual community to encourage students and faculty to share information, program-specific issues, and concerns. Our Health Simulation Lab provides an interactive and interdisciplinary learning environment with collaborative care stations, and more so that you can put your clinical excellence to the test and go from theory to practice in no time.

ACE THE NCLEX-RN WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK 

Get all the prep you need in one place for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) by completing our RN program in just five short semesters. Our RN program offers a quicker and more cost-effective path to obtaining the same credentials as a traditional four-year degree so that you can enter the workforce quickly.

Steps & Dates

1/1/2024

College Applications Open

LIMITED SPOTS Available! Apply immediately to secure yours!

3/1/2024

RN Program Applications Open

After applying to Cincinnati State, fill out an RN program application.

4/1/2024

Class Registration Begins

Secure your spot by registering for classes early

5/172024

Program Admission Deadline

Secure your spot by registering for classes early

What Our Students Are Saying

Our Students Secure Healthcare Jobs Fast

Don’t take our word for it – get a glimpse into just a few of our student successes below. 

  • “The best part about being a Cincinnati State student was that it completely exceeded my expectations of what it would be like to be a 28-year-old college student.” – Adrian H.
  • “The faculty is top-notch and really cares about your success and your future career goals.” – Katelyn K.
  • “The comprehensive curriculum and expert instructors were instrumental in my success, providing invaluable support and guidance throughout my education. The hands-on training in the laboratory, clinical rotations, and simulations closely aligned with lecture content, preparing me to practice safely, effectively, and confidently as a Registered Nurse.” – Mariah S.
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