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Future Students

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Welcome Future Students

We invite you to discover the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing's academic programs, but also to learn more about what it means to join our community of innovative nurse leaders. At UC College of Nursing, we’re transforming nursing education through creative uses of technology and key community partnerships that empower students and graduates to provide the best possible patient care.

UC Nurses. We See Leaders.


BSN: College Close-Up

The College of Nursing hosts a College Close-Up presentation and tour for high school students every Thursday from 11:30am - 12:30 pm. Students and their families will learn all about the freshman admission process, the BSN program, and other opportunities in the College of Nursing. In addition, they will experience a tour around our main campus nursing facilities. High school students should schedule a visit to the University of Cincinnati and the College of Nursing here: http://admissions.uc.edu/visit/visit_daily.html


Online Information Sessions

Learn more about our RN to BSN Online program during an upcoming, online information session.

Scheduled Information Sessions:

  • Oct. 25, 2-3 p.m.
  • Nov. 15, 2-3 p.m.
  • Dec. 14, 2-3 p.m.
  • Jan. 17, 1-2 p.m.
  • Feb. 15, 1-2 p.m.
  • March 16, 2-3 p.m.
  • April 14, 2-3 p.m.
  • May 8, 3-4 p.m.

Online Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education Chat Session

If you have questions regarding the online Nurse Educator Certificate program, we encourage you to schedule a phone conversation with Program Director, Melanie Kroger-Jarvis. Request a one-on-one phone information session here.

Or, you can contact the Office of Student Affairs at nursing1@uc.edu or (513) 558-3600.


Accelerated BSN Information Sessions

If you already hold a non-nursing degree and want become an RN, then pursue a nursing master's degree, the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is an ideal academic path for you.

Join us for an information session Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., online or in person.


Online Occupational Health Information Session

Join us to learn more about our MSN in Occupational Health Nursing Program.

Friday, August 19, 2016 (10 am EST). RSVP here


On Campus MSN Information Session

Are you a local student interested in one of UC’s on-campus MSN programs? Join us for an information session to learn more! You’ll hear from the graduate advisor as well as the program director of your choice.

The on-campus MSN information sessions will cover the following specialties: Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner and Occupational Health Nursing.

Click here if you would like to be contacted when there is an information session for your program of interest.


Online Information Session

If you have a master's degree and are interested in a specific nursing specialty, join us for our next online information session to learn more.

Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master's Certificate

  • Tuesday, Nov. 1, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. online

PhD Information Session

If you are interested in becoming an independent nurse scientist who is engaged in programs of research that aid to the scientific foundation of nursing and health care, you should consider attending one of our information sessions.

For increased flexibility, we've recorded an information session that you can watch at your convenience.

Click here to view the PhD Information Session.

Note: It may take a few minutes for the recording to load.


Looking for Specific Program Information?

To learn more about specific programs and specialties, view our Academic Programs section.


Office of Student Affairs

Procter Hall, Room 213
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone: (513) 558-3600 or (855) 558-1889
Email: nursing1@uc.edu


The University of Cincinnati is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all members of the UC community. Our Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available on the Department of Public Safety’s website at www.uc.edu/publicsafety. To receive a hard copy of the report, call 513-556-4900.