Best Value among Top-Ranked Online Graduate Programs

The University of Cincinnati offers renowned online graduate nursing education at a fraction of the cost of most other programs.

Texas nurses have known this for years. Our 500-plus Texas-based, graduate-level alumni are spread throughout institutions such as Texas Children's Hospital, Memorial Hermann Health System, Methodist Healthcare, University of Texas Medical Branch Health System and many more.

  • Affordable tuition rates, especially compared to the average cost of other schools ranked in the top 15
  • More than 30 programs, including 18 fully online
  • Strong certification pass-rates
  • Doctorally prepared faculty
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Best Value

Cost Per Credit Hour

Average for Top 15 Programs: $1,050

UC: $677

– Based on U.S. News & World Report 2021 tuition data for online master's programs

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High Certification Pass Rates

MSN Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner: 94%

MSN Family Nurse Practitioner: 96%

– American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2020 data

Our Online Programs

At the University of Cincinnati, there’s a program for you. We offer 18 fully online graduate nursing programs with flexible course scheduling to accommodate your work-life demands. All programs are taught by doctorally prepared faculty who practice in their field, meaning you’ll learn from highly educated nurses who understand how coursework translates to real-world health care settings.

  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Pediatric Acute Care
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Psych-Mental Health
  • Systems Leadership
  • Post-MSN DNP
  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Systems Leadership
  • Women's Health
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Psych-Mental Health
  • Nurse Educator
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Telehealth

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What our Students Say

Join the program that students say is the “most bang for the buck,” “most flexible” and offered at a “reasonable cost,” according to a 2020 incoming student survey.

...Highest ranking and most affordable tuition, comparatively.
...One of the top online schools in the nation and a fair cost.
...Most flexible program to allow me to work full time, reasonable cost and, most importantly, a great reputation and board pass rates.
...Most flexible classes and most 'bang for the buck.' I also appreciated that there are no mandatory campus visits.