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Future Students

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Greetings Future Students,

Welcome to the College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati. We appreciate your interest in our college and hope you will become a frequent visitor. As you explore our Web site, we hope you will discover all that the College of Nursing has to offer. Should you choose the College of Nursing for your studies, we will help you discover and develop your potential in a world filled with challenges and changes.

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:

Online Information Sessions

If you are a graduate from an associate degree or hospital-based diploma program in nursing, we invite you to pursue our RN to BSN Online program. Learn more during an upcoming, online information session.

  • Check back soon for online information dates, or request more program details by filling out and submitting your information in the lefthand sidebar.

Please note: As a result of state boards of nursing and the DOE Higher Education regulation changes, the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing is not currently accepting applications for our distance learning RN to BSN program from students residing in the states listed in the State Regulations section.

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 or (513) 558-3600.

Accelerated BSN Program Information Sessions

If you are an individual who already holds a non-nursing degree and wish to pursue a nursing master's degree, the Accelerated Master of Science in Nursing program is an ideal academic path for you.

Please check back for our next upcoming information session.

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.

Post-Master's Certificate Info Sessions

If you have a master's degree and are interested in a specific nursing specialty, you should consider registering here to receive more information or to register for an information session.

Family Nurse Practitioner:

We invite you to RSVP to our next FNP info session taking place August 16th from 5pm-6pm ET.  Our online webinar is attended remotely and will be a great opportunity to learn more about this program.  RSVP here

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner:

We invite you to RSVP to our next PMHNP info session taking place August 15th from 6pm-7pm ET.  Our online webinar is attended remotely and will be a great opportunity to learn more about this program.  RSVP here

Click here to receive more information about this program or contact the Office of Student Affairs at or 1-888-628-3334 (ext. 3).

BSN to DNP Information Session

The DNP offers an option for nurses who choose to maintain focus on providing leadership in nursing practice.

  • Nurse Anesthesia BSN to DNP Information Session
    Aug. 31, 6-7:30 p.m. at the College of Nursing or online
    Register Now!

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.

Click here if you would like to be contacted when there is an information session about the PhD program.

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

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 To receive a hard copy of the report, call 513-556-4900.