RN to BSN Tuition

College of Nursing Fees

You will pay tuition and fees each semester you are enrolled in the program, based on the number of credit hours you are completing. There are university specific fees and specific program fees, including College of Nursing Program Fee and Distance Learning fees. To better understand the cost, please visit the Ohio State Online website and review our Registrar’s website to view our current tuition and fee table.


Financial Aid and Scholarships

Please visit sfa.osu.edu to learn more about the options available.

Scholarships offered through the College of Nursing are made available for application each Spring semester. Thanks in large part to generous private donors, the College of Nursing has a number of scholarships available. Continuing students are invited to submit the scholarship application to be considered for need-based and/or merit-based scholarships. These funds are limited and preference is given to full-time students who are continuously enrolled.

The Choose Ohio First Scholarship has been awarded to Ohio State for selected students in the RN to BSN Program. Scholarship selection is competitive and application-based. The award amount will be based on the number of selected recipients and the total funds available.

The Choose Ohio First Scholarship application will open Friday, August 6, 2021, and will close Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

Eligible applicants must be admitted to begin the RN to BSN Program in Autumn 2021. RN to BSN students who are employed by The Ohio State University or The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are not eligible for the Choose Ohio First Scholarship Program. Additional information will be emailed to potentially eligible students as it becomes available.

Apply for the Choose Ohio First Scholarship

Judy Earman
Judy Earman, recent graduate

“The online RN to BSN program provides me with the invaluable support and encouragement of renowned faculty, even in an online setting. I’ve learned the importance of evidence-based practice and leadership, giving me the essential tools to provide better quality healthcare to my patients.”