Ohio University - Chillicothe Campus

101 University Drive
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Ashland University Dwight Schar College of Nursing

335 Glessner Ave
Mansfield, OH 44903

(419) 520-2600

Ohio University - Zanesville Campus

1425 Newark Rd
Zanesville, OH 43701

Miami University - Hamilton

1601 University Blvd
Hamilton, OH 45011

(513) 785-3000

Ashland University

401 College Ave
Ashland, OH 44805

Capital University

1 College and Main
Columbus, OH 43209

Case Western Reserve University

10900 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106

Cedarville University

251 N. Main Street
Cedarville, OH 45314

Chamberlain College of Nursing - Ohio

1350 Alum Creek Dr
Columbus, OH 43209

(614) 252-8890

Cleveland State University

2121 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115

College of Mount St. Joseph

5701 Delhi Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45233

Franciscan University of Steubenville

1235 University Blvd
Steubenville, OH 43952

Hiram College

Hinsdale Hall Third Floor
Hiram, OH 44234

Kent State University at Kent

800 E Summit St
Kent, OH 44240

Kettering College of Medical Arts

3737 Southern Blvd
Kettering, OH 45429

(937) 395-8601

Lourdes University

6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560

Malone University

2600 Cleveland Avenue NW
Canton, OH 44709

Mercy College of Ohio

2221 Madison Avenue
Toledo, OH 43604

Mount Carmel College of Nursing

127 So. Davis Ave
Columbus, OH 43222

Mount Vernon Nazarene University

800 Martinsburg Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Muskingum University

163 Stormont Street
New Concord, OH 43762

Notre Dame College

4545 College Rd
Cleveland, OH 44121

Ohio Northern University

525 S. Main St
Ada, OH 45810

Ohio State University - Main Campus

190 N. Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

Otterbein University

1 Grove Street
Westerville, OH 43081

Ohio University - Main Campus

120 Chubb Hall
Athens, OH 45701

Shawnee State University

940 Second St
Portsmouth, OH 45662

University of Akron Main Campus

302 Buchtel Common
Akron, OH 44325

University of Toledo

2801 W Bancroft
Toledo, OH 43606

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus

2624 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45221

Ursuline College

2550 Lander Rd
Pepper Pike, OH 44124

(440) 449-4200

Walsh University

2020 East Maple St
North Canton, OH 44720

Wright State University - Main Campus

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, OH 45435

Xavier University

3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45207

Youngstown State University

One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555

Baldwin - Wallace College

275 Eastland Rd
Berea, OH 44017

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Becoming RN in Ohio

Ohio nursing programs are turning down hundreds of competent applicants every year because of nursing faculty shortage. This has also created nursing graduate shortage as well as a decline in nurses that earn their baccalaureate nursing degrees. This is observed as the enrollment for BSN programs in Ohio have decreased by 62% (data provided by the Nursing Institute of Western Ohio). This constant decrease has a major impact on the vacancy rates throughout Ohio hospitals and healthcare facilities.

Though there is a great need for RNs throughout the state, those that are admitted into BSN programs are still being academically sifted. 

It has been predicted that the state will have a need for 32,000 registered nurses by 2020; and according to Salary.com 2012 report, the median annual wage for RNs in Akron is $64,615 while Cleveland is at $66,990; these are two of the highest paid cities in Ohio. The wages vary depending on several factors such as location, experience and educational achievements.

To get your BSN degree in Ohio, you can use this section to find suitable school near you. Here is a review of three nursing schools that can get you started - 

Bryant & Stratton College

The BSN program of this public college is an outcome-based education and training curriculum with a personalized approach in teaching. It also comprises of nursing clinical and faculty support, with the nursing director being hands-on in terms of program instruction. This school is unique in the sense that students and instructors all have a say in providing curriculum feedback.

B&S College's BSN program is specifically designed to suite the student's life. You have the option to take the day, evening or online classes. Internship for students that study the traditional way are set in high-tech medical facilities.

Cleveland State University

Graduates of this university's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program are seen to have strong theoretical and clinical foundations. They make use of the community-based nursing program which prepares students to become competitive in primary, secondary and even tertiary settings.

Their School of Nursing is a Council of Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs as well as an American Association of Colleges of Nursing member. The BSN program is CCNE accredited.

Kent State University

This public university offers one of the finest nursing programs in the country. The school faculty is dedicated to help students reach their nursing goals and potential.

KSU offered its first batch of BSN degrees in 1971. At present, there are several clinical agencies and affiliations for the school in terms of clinical experience. Students, therefore, have the chance to select which clinical setting will broaden their nursing knowledge and skills.