Tuition & Fees

2019-20 Academic Year

University Tuition and Fees
  Part-Time/Credit Hour
Instructional Fee
General Fee 33 398
Campus Life
22 257
15 184
Ohio Resident Total
$486 $5,830
Non-Resident Surcharge
639 7,667
Non Resident Total
$1,125 $13,497
College of Nursing Undergraduate Fees
  Part-Time/Credit Hour
NCLEX Review Learning Program*
Program Fee (On-Campus and Online)
$29 $338
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 and Accelerated Direct-Entry Master of Science in Nursing programs.

**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.

Tuition Guarantee

New first-year or transfer degree-seeking undergraduate students enrolling in any of the University of Cincinnati’s campuses or through Cincinnati Online in Summer Semester 2019 or Fall Semester 2019 qualify for the Cincinnati Tuition Guarantee.

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.

Calculating Cost

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.

Program Fee

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.

Additional Expenses

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.