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A 100% Online RN to BSN degree that fits your busy life
Join the #1 RN to BSN program in the U.S. among public universities ¹

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Ohio Resident$319/credit hour
Out-of-State Resident$324/credit hour

Important Dates

Next Start Date8/26/24
Application Deadline7/15/24

Sub-term options available for the RN to BSN program. 


  • Less than $10k for the program 2
  • Ability to pay as you go to budget your education costs
  • OHIO is a proud military supporter and yellow ribbon institution
  • One of the nation's most affordable RN to BSN programs 3
  • Scholarships Available for Graduates of OHIO's Associate in Applied Science in Nursing, Veterans & Military Members and employees of corporate partners. Learn more!


  • 100% online with no campus visits
  • Complete in as little as one year 4
  • 5-week nursing courses 5
  • Eight start dates per year enable you to progress at your own pace
  • Transfer credits never expire
  • Only nine required nursing courses, 31 credit hours


  • Learn from knowledgeable faculty with specialized training
  • Online Student-Centered Services: OHIO recognizes the unique needs of nurses re-entering the education space and helps support the transition back to being a student
  • A CCNE-accredited online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program 6

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OHIO Online

Ohio University’s award-winning 100% online RN to BSN program is designed for registered nurses seeking to advance their careers through a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. There's never been a better time to prepare for the next step in your career!

Career Opportunities

BSN graduates are well prepared to work in critical care, public health, home health organizations, neighborhood clinics, hospitals and more. Job titles can include: informatics nurse, nurse advocate and medical-surgical nurse, among others. Completing a BSN improves a resume as well, which is important as health care organizations are increasingly hiring baccalaureate-level nurses.

  • For more information, contact admissions@ohio.edu.
  • Information about nursing associate degrees, graduate degrees, and certificates is available through our School of Nursing.
  • Still working toward your ADN? Get a jump start on your BSN with our Early Start program.


of OHIO RN to BSN student survey participants would recommend OHIO's Online RN to BSN program.æ


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Get your degree through OHIO Online™ – ranked the top college in Ohio for Online Education by onlinecolleges.com.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at Ohio University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

1 According to allnurses.com

2 Includes required 31 credit hours of nursing courses only. Tuition and fees subject to change by Board of Trustees. Other fees may apply.

3 According to GetEducated.com

4 9 required nursing courses only.

5 Capstone course is a 7-week class.

6 The baccalaureate degree program in nursing (including both RN to BSN and traditional BSN tracks) at Ohio University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. Ohio University is also accredited as a whole by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), formerly the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. This accreditation also covers all programs and units institution-wide. 

7 According to U.S. News and World Report

8 According to PTK

æ Based on spring 2024 survey results of 2,192 Ohio University students enrolled in OHIO's online RN to BSN program.

Ohio University's academic programs are not endorsed by any service branch of the U.S. Armed Forces.