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Aultman College Has the Best RN Programs Near You

RN nursing program student interacts with a patient during training

No matter where you are in your nursing journey or how you'd like to shape your career, Aultman College has the best RN nursing programs in Northeast Ohio.

A registered nurse (RN) provides general care for patients in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare facilities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, RNs have a salary range of $53,410 to $116,230, depending on their location and experience. Nursing is a very rewarding career, and you can find success once you obtain a nursing degree and pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

At Aultman College, both nursing programs — Associate of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing—prepare students to take the NCLEX. Our students consistently achieve high NCLEX passage rates.

Let's find out which of our accredited RN programs will be best for you.

ASN & BSN Programs

Aultman College offers two entry-level RN nursing programs: Associate of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

The Associate of Science in Nursing program accepts students directly into the program each spring. Students must be focused and committed to five semesters of intense training. This program is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN). Some employers will require this graduate to return to college to complete the Bachelor of Nursing degree.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is a traditional four-year degree. Students are directly accepted into this nursing program, which was ranked as the sixth-best bachelor’s program in Ohio by BSN education is supported by a strong foundation of general education courses. College Credit Plus (CCP) credit and transfer credit are evaluated for acceptance. This program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN).

After graduation, BSN students may wish to further their nursing education by pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing degree.

Both pre-licensure programs provide clinical placements in acute and long-term care settings at Aultman Hospital and its affiliates, as well as long-term care and community agencies within the region.

RN to BSN Program

Already an RN? We have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program. This 100% online program is offered at a lower tuition rate, allowing you to get even closer to your long-term goals in nursing.

And, we don't want to brag, but our RN to BSN Completion Program was ranked #1 in Ohio and #8 in the nation by Want to see why? Schedule a tour of our campus today.

How Our Accredited RN Programs Differ from Other Universities

We know that college is one of the best investments you can make for yourself. That's why we take pride in being the lowest-priced private college with some of the best outcomes in Northeast Ohio. Our engaged faculty and the success of our students have helped us rank 25th in the nation for alumni earnings and success.

As a student-centered college, our student-to-faculty ratio is 5 to 1. In fact, the majority of our classes have less than 20 students. Unlike other nursing schools, you'll get personalized attention from faculty and staff. For example, new students are assigned a first year advisor to help them navigate the college environment, ensuring they have the resources they need for success. We also offer face-to-face tutoring and 100% online tutoring.

At Aultman College, students get hands-on experience both in-person and by using state-of-the-art classroom technology. We’re equipped with high-fidenlity simulation models, an Anatomage Table, an advanced chemistry, microbiology and A&P lab, and more.

Our Canton, Ohio location provides easy access to Cleveland and Youngstown. But even closer, we share a campus with Aultman Hospital. This hospital is Stark County's largest employer, providing premiere access to clinical placement and career opportunities.

All of these features help lift up our RN programs above the others you can choose from.

Apply for Our RN Nursing Programs Today

Aultman College has been preparing the nurses of tomorrow for more than 130 years. In 2021, college preparedness website named us one of the top nursing schools in Ohio. We are the only health system affiliated institution of higher learning in Northeast Ohio.

If you're ready to join one of our RN nursing programs—or simply want to learn more—schedule a visit or apply today.