RN to BSN Completion Program Fast, Affordable, Online

Small Classes, Personal Instruction

Only 64 Spots Remain for Fall 2024, Apply Today to Secure Yours

The RN to BSN Completion Program at Cincinnati State is a high-quality, efficient, and affordable path for registered nurses to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). With demand and compensation for BSNs growing regionally and nationally, Cincinnati State is an RN’s best choice.

Our program can be completed in only 3 semesters. We are currently accepting applications for enrollment in the fall semester of 2024. Apply as soon as possible to secure your spot. The final deadline to apply is June 15th. Hurry, the remaining spots are filling quickly!

Fully recognized RN to BSN degree | Average cost of $9,400 before financial aid
Online format enables a flexible schedule and timetable to complete your degree
One of only 7 regionally accredited community college RN to BSN programs in Ohio
25 students max per section | Personalized instruction | Highly qualified faculty
$81,220 median annual salary

Steps & Dates


College Applications Open

LIMITED SPOTS Available! Apply immediately to secure yours!


BSN Program Applications Open

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


Class Registration Begins

Secure your spot by registering for classes early


Classes Begin

First day of the semester

What Our Students Are Saying

  • “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. Cincinnati State equipped me with the education and skills needed to enter and practice in healthcare with a strong foundation, sense of purpose, and understanding of my scope of practice. I am truly thankful for the opportunity to have received such an outstanding and extraordinary education.” – Mariah S.


Is the RN to BSN Completion Program face-to-face or online?

The RN to BSN Completion Program’s nursing courses are full asynchronous online. There is no required in-person theory class attendance. However, there is an in-person clinical learning experience in a community-based organization during the spring semester.

What if I need to take a semester off?

Taking a semester off is not a problem. We encourage you to keep the momentum as you proceed through your classes. Please remember that some classes are offered only during certain semesters.

Am I automatically eligible if I am an RN?

No, the student must meet the GPA and course pre-requisites for the program before acceptance is considered.

Am I eligible to do my RN to BSN Completion Program at Cincinnati State if I did not do my RN at Cincinnati State?

Yes, students who did not attend Cincinnati State are eligible to apply to the RN to BSN program if they meet the GPA and course pre-requisite requirements for the program.

How do I get financial aid?

Submit the free application for Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) online.
Apply for a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID, which serves as your electronic signature.
Use Cincinnati State School code 010345.

Feel free to reach out to our Office of Financial Aid with any questions. Call (513) 569-1530 or email the team at: fam@cincinnatistate.edu.

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Your customized plan starts by simply completing this form! You’ll receive updates on remaining spots available, reminders for important deadlines, and other important information such as costs, financial aid, and completion timing options. This is also a great way to get answers to your questions.