Why Attend Nursing School in Cincinnati?

Countless students across the nation are sitting on nursing school waitlists because of capacity issues. In Ohio, however, our ABSN program in Cincinnati can accept a higher number of qualified students than most schools thanks to our local health care partnerships and three program start dates a year.


Nicknamed The Queen City, Cincinnati has a growing medical community that stands to benefit from our accelerated nursing school graduates. As the local health care industry continues to move at a faster pace than Greater Cincinnati’s overall economy, the employment gap in area hospitals and health care facilities continues to widen.

Therefore, by attending our ABSN program, you will have a variety of job opportunities to pursue after graduating from our program. According to a 2015 study by the Center for Economic Analysis and Development at the Haile/US Bank College of Business at Northern Kentucky University, Cincinnati has more health care jobs than local graduates can fill.

Between now and 2020, the city of Cincinnati anticipates:

  • Approximately 35,000 new health care jobs to accommodate growth.
  • Approximately 16,528 health care job openings because of attrition, etc.
  • Positions for registered nurses to be among the top job openings.

In addition to its thriving health care industry, Cincinnati is home to nine Fortune 500 companies, including Macy’s, Fifth Third Bancorp, and P&G. In fact, the city has more Fortune 500 companies per capita than Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago, making it a prime spot for finding a job in various fields.

A Smart Move Toward the Future

If enrolling in our ABSN program requires you to relocate to Cincinnati for 16 months, you will find the city is a great place to live and have fun.

Here are three reasons why Cincinnati is a great place to call home:

  1. Affordable: Forbes ranks Cincinnati the 5th most affordable city in America.
  2. Safe: Forbes ranks Cincinnati the 9th safest city in the United States.
  3. Fun: Cincinnati has plenty of things to see and do, with top attractions that include the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens, and Newport Aquarium.

Overall, the job market, low cost of living, and top attractions in Cincinnati make it the #1 city in the United States for college graduates, according to SmartAsset.

Contact us for more reasons as to why you should attend nursing school in Cincinnati.

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