OHIO's 100% online nursing degree ranked the best RN to BSN program in the U.S. among public universities

Published: May 16, 2023 Author: Staff reports

Ohio University’s RN to BSN Nursing Program was ranked number one among public schools, and second overall in the United States, by “allnurses,” a digital nursing community that aims to provide mentorship to those seeking a career in nursing.

The ranking cited the program’s admission rate of 87% and post-graduation employment rate of 93% as reasons for the program’s high standing. However, it specifically mentioned the OHIO’s RN to BSN program’s affordability, stating it is one of the most affordable online RN to BSN programs within the United States, allowing nursing students to further their education, and career, without breaking the bank.

To determine the program’s ranking, “allnurses” crunched graduation rates, student-faculty ratio, price, mode, duration, admission rates and scores from the NCLEX examination, a national examination for licensing of nurses in the United States.

A Flexible and Affordable Degree Program

Ohio University’s award-winning, fully online RN to BSN program prides itself on both its flexibility and affordability. Because the program is designed for nurses already working in the field, students enrolled in the program can graduate in as little as a year, and, because it is completely online, they can do so while maintaining a full-time working schedule.

Nurses with an associate degree often qualify for entry-level positions in the field. However, a BSN not only enhances their knowledge and skills but also positions them for higher career entry and advancement, as well as higher salaries.

OHIO’s School of Nursing, which oversees the RN to BSN program, consistently ranks among the best in the country. It has been selected by Niche as the best nursing school in Ohio and is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a top BSN program in the country.

The School of Nursing is part of the College of Health Sciences and Professions, one of the largest health sciences colleges in the country according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Ohio’s health care workforce is further supported by Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, which was recently ranked among the top 50 medical schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Learn more at ohio.edu/health