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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Ohio


Approximately 2.4% of graduates in of Ohio receive nursing degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 8,395 registered nurses graduate from Ohio's 81 RN schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Ohio with a RN program is Ohio State University-Main Campus, which is located in Columbus. In 2010, it was ranked 14th nationwide. 338 students graduated with a degree in RN from Ohio State University-Main Campus in 2010. Tuition at Ohio State University-Main Campus was $9,420 per year.

Case Western Reserve University, which was ranked 22nd nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a RN program. It is located in Cleveland. In 2010, 68 students graduated from Case Western Reserve University RN program. The tuition rate at Case Western Reserve University was $37,648 per year.

The third-ranked school in Ohio with a RN program is Ohio University-Main Campus, which is located in Athens. In 2010, it was ranked 27th nationwide. 156 students graduated with degree in RN from Ohio University-Main Campus in 2010. Tuition at Ohio University-Main Campus was $9,603 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Ohio's RN schools ranges from $37,648 per year to $1,735 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,661 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Ohio RN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Case Western Reserve University - located in Cleveland, students are charged $37,648 per year
  2. Ohio Northern University - located in Ada, students are charged $33,099 per year
  3. Xavier University - located in Cincinnati, students are charged $29,970 per year

The RN schools in Ohio that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Sinclair Community College - located in Dayton, students are charged $1,735 per year
  2. Cuyahoga Community College District - located in Cleveland, students are charged $2,537 per year
  3. Lorain County Community College - located in Elyria, students are charged $2,570 per year

A RN degree from an Ohio school... what next?

A large number of Ohio RN graduates become registered nurses. If you decide to work as a registered nurse in Ohio, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 122,300 Ohio registered nurses as of 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Ohio registered nurses:

  1. Cuyahoga County - 28,530 registered nurses
  2. Dearborn County - 23,260 registered nurses
  3. Delaware County - 17,740 registered nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of registered nurses in the state of Ohio will grow to 139,700. This would require a 17% growth in the profession.

Salary

A registered nurse in Ohio makes an average of $60,590 per year. However, this number is only an average. registered nurses in Ohio had varying salaries from $30,830 to $85,810 per year in 2010. The counties in Ohio with the highest average salary for a registered nurse are:

  1. Cuyahoga County - $63,210 per year
  2. Delaware County - $63,010 per year
  3. Dearborn County - $62,440 per year

The following counties in Ohio have the lowest average salaries for registered nurses:

  1. Jefferson County - $49,780 per year
  2. Auglaize County - $53,000 per year
  3. Coshocton County - $53,170 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in Ohio and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Ohio
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Ohio
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Ohio
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing in Ohio
  • Certificate in Nursing in Ohio

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses 122,300 $60,590 14.7%
 

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