Tuition & Fees
2020-21 Academic Year
|Ohio Resident Total
|Non Resident Total
|NCLEX Review Learning Program*
|Bloodborne Pathogen Insurance**
*The NCLEX Review Learning Program Fee is a flat fee charged once per term in the fall and spring to students in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.
**Bloodborne Pathogen Insurance is a flat fee charged once per academic year (starting in fall) and is charged if the student is not covered by Student Health Insurance. This fee does not apply to non-matriculated students.
The Cincinnati Tuition Guarantee is a cohort-based program that sets tuition, mandatory fees, and room and board at a consistent rate for up to four or five years depending on the length of a student's academic program. Degree-seeking first-year and transfer students enrolling at our Uptown or regional campuses are eligible.
The Cincinnati Tuition Guarantee will also apply to incoming first-year and transfer undergraduate students entering in future years at a tuition rate that may be slightly higher based on the average consumer price index.
For more information and answers to frequently asked questions, visit the Undergraduate Admissions Tuition Guarantee page.
Students typically complete the bachelor's program in eight full-time semesters. Full-time tuition applies to any undergraduate student registered for 12 to 18 credit hours. Students who register for fewer than 12 credit hours are designated part time.
The listed program fee covers the e*Value online student portfolio system, personnel to manage residential programs and clinical faculty to maintain the Ohio Board of Nursing's stated faculty/student ratio.
Students will incur additional program costs, especially at the beginning of the second year when clinical experiences start. Costs vary for items, which include a bag of supplies, stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, analog wrist watch (with second hand), UC scrubs and shoes. In addition, students must pay an initial critical requirements fee of $170, along with any insurance co-pay amounts for required immunizations. Subequently, students must pay a renewal fee of about $100 in their third and fourth years.
Reciprocity & Metropolitan Rates
Some residents outside of Ohio qualify for reciprocity or metropolitan tuition rates based on program, county of residence and application approval.