Nursing

UC Nursing Programs Tuition and Fees

Along with the University of Cincinnati tuition and fees overviews below, full details on specific fees for your program, special course fees, and distance learning program fees are also available via the Office of the Bursar.

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Important Information about Tuition and Fees

The rates provided are based on 2023-24 totals set by the university and could change in future academic years. Estimates also could change based on the following:

  • Change of state of residence
  • Change in enrollment status (i.e., full time or part time)
  • Other unforseen circumstances

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate tuition is determined by the college program location and cohort groups based on your academic year of admission. Cohort groups relate to the Cincinnati Tuition Guarantee that locks in your rate for the length of your program.

2023-24 Tuition for Undergraduate Programs

Campus/Cohort

Enrollment

Ohio

Metro

Non-Resident

Uptown/Clifton
2023-24 Cohort

 

Per Credit Hour

$566

$591

$1,205

Per Full-time Term

$6,785

$7,085

$14,452

Per Full-time Year

$13,570

$14,170

$28,904

Additional Fees for Undergraduate Programs
  Part Time
Full Time
Program Fee $29 $338
NCLEX Review Learning Program
$90.25
$90.25
Bloodborne Pathogen Insurance
$31
$31

RN to BSN Online Tuition & Fees

RN to BSN Online Program Tuition Rates
Enrollment Ohio Resident
Non-Resident
Part Time (11 credits or fewer)
$566 per credit
$581 per credit
Full Time (12 credits or more)
$6,785 per semester
$6,965 per semester

Program Fees:

  • $29 per credit for part-time enrollment
  • $338 per semester for full-time enrollment

Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN Tuition & Fees

Accelerated Direct-Entry MSN Program Tuition Rates
Enrollment Ohio Resident
Metro Resident
(KY or IN)
Non-Resident
Part Time (9 credits or fewer)
$836 per credit
$861 per credit
$1,423 per credit
Full Time (10 credits or more)
$8,359 per semester
$8,609 per semester
$14,228 per semester

Program Fee:

  • $338 per semester

Metro and non-Ohio residents who move to Ohio pay in-state tuition rates once residency is officially established.


Graduate Tuition & Fees

Program-specific tuition and fees estimates are available by request for graduate programs. To request an estimate, submit a Request Information Form and include the following details in the "Questions" field:

  • Current state of residence and whether you plan to move to Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana while in the program
  • Program(s) of interest
  • Current specialty certifications (if any)
  • Intended enrollment status (full or part time)

Online Graduate Nursing Programs

These tuition rates apply to the following online programs:

  • Adult-Gero Primary Care NP (MSN and DNP)
  • Advanced Public Health Nursing (Certificate and DNP)
  • Family NP (MSN, Post-MSN Certificate and DNP)
  • Nurse Educator (Certificate and MSN)
  • Nurse Midwifery (MSN)
  • Occupational Health (DNP)
  • Post-MSN DNP
  • Psych-Mental Health (Post-MSN Certificate and DNP)
  • Systems Leadership (MSN and DNP)
  • Women's Health NP (MSN)
Online Graduate Nursing Programs Tuition Rates
Enrollment Ohio Resident
Non-Resident
Part Time (9 credits or fewer)
$836 per credit
$851 per credit
Full Time (10 credits or more)
$8,359 per semester
$8,509 per semester

Online Learning Fee:

  • $56.30 per credit, capped at $563 per semester

On-Campus and Hybrid Graduate Nursing Programs

These tuition rates apply to the following on-campus and hybrid programs:

  • Adult-Gero Acute Care MSN, Post-MSN Certificate and DNP
  • Adult-Gero Primary Care Post-MSN Certificate
  • Neonatal MSN and Post-MSN Certificate
  • Nurse Anesthesia DNP (For additional breakdowns, visit the Nurse Anesthesia Tuition, Fees and Financial Aid page.)
  • Pediatric Acute Care Post-MSN Certificate
  • PhD in Nursing
On-Campus and Hybrid Graduate Nursing Programs Tuition Rates
Enrollment Ohio Resident
Metro Resident
(KY or IN)
Non-Resident
Part Time (9 credits or fewer)
$836 per credit
$861 per credit
$1,423 per credit
Full Time (10 credits or more)
$8,359 per semester
$8,609 per semester
$14,228 per semester

Program Fee:

  • $34 per credit (part time); $338 per semester (full time)

Metro and non-Ohio residents who move to Ohio pay in-state tuition rates once residency is officially established.