RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing : Online


Why study RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing : Online?

The University of Cincinnati College of Nursing's RN to BSN online program is meant for nurses with a diploma or associate degree in nursing. This program was designed to allow individuals to further their education while maximizing the use of their previously earned credits and work experience, creating the shortest path to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

Admission Requirements

To apply for admission to the RN to BSN online program, students must submit:

  • A completed University of Cincinnati online application
  • Official transcripts of previous college coursework with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
  • Documented completion of an associate degree or diploma in nursing leading to RN licensure
  • Documentation of an active, unrestricted RN license

For more details, visit RN to BSN Online Admissions.

Individuals who have a strong desire to help others, a commitment to lifelong learning and an ability to work with people of all cultures can be successful in the field of nursing. Career opportunities in nursing allow for multiple work environments, so the nursing field is ideal for those who prefer to have flexibility in their career path.

Students who are currently matriculated in a University of Cincinnati program must submit an application for change in college and program to the College of Nursing. This process will allow you to transition throughout the university bypassing the Undergraduate Office of Admission process to be admitted to the RN to BSN program.

Students who completed their nursing education outside of the United States are required to provide a World Education Services (WES) evaluation of their foreign credits to be considered for admission to the RN to BSN online program.

Application Deadlines

UC College of Nursing admits students to the RN to BSN Online program every semester.

RN to BSN Online Application Deadlines by Semester Start
Spring Summer Fall
Nov. 1 March 1 July 1
The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Baccalaureate program at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, 202-887-6791.

Contact Information

Undergraduate Programs
3110 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0038
(513) 558-3600

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