RN to BSN Tuition

College of Nursing Fees

Pay in-state tuition no matter where you live! Distance learning students pay the Ohio resident tuition rates regardless of where they reside.

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 students who begin the RN to BSN program in Autumn of 2019. The award is competitive and application-based. Students must be admitted into the RN to BSN Program at Ohio State for consideration. The award amount will vary based on the number of awardees. The application for Autumn 2019 students is May 1, 2019. If you have any questions about this opportunity, please email Lindsey Lee

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.”