Ohio LPN to RN/BSN Programs

Ohio is showing its commitment to advanced nursing by being home to a plethora of schools that offer an LPN to RN bridge program. These programs prepare LPNs to advance in the world of nursing by becoming registered nurses. With both ADN and BSN degree pathways available, LPNs looking to take on more responsibility, improve patient outcomes, and earn higher paychecks can become RNs. Ohio RNs earn, on average, $22,640 more annually than LPNs in the state do, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

List of 2018 LPN to RN or LPN to BSN Programs in OH

Below is the 2018 best comprehensive list of LPN to RN programs in Ohio. Some of these programs may be listed as "RN", however that may mean ADN or BSN degree, please visit the school's website for program details.

ProgramWebsite
LPN to RN/BSN Online
Online Program - Achieve offers a fast-track program that combines the effectiveness of real classroom learning with the speed of credit-by- examination.
NOTE: MUST BE A LPN/LVN TO APPLY
Ashtabula County Technical and Career Campus
LPN to RN
1565 OH-167
Jefferson, OH
(440) 576-6015 x1019
Athena Career Academy
LPN to RN
5203 Airport Hwy
Toledo, OH
(419) 472-1150
Beckfield College - Tri-County, OH Campus
LPN to RN
225 Pictoria Drive Suite 200
Cincinnati, OH
(513) 671-1920
Belmont College
LPN to ADN
68094 Hammond Road
St. Clairsville, OH
(740) 695-9500
Bowling Green State University - Firelands
LPN to RN
One University Drive
Huron, OH
(419) 433-5560
Central Ohio Technical College
LPN to ADN
1179 University Dr
Newark, OH
(740) 366-9494
Chamberlain College of Nursing - Columbus Campus
LPN to BSN
1350 Alum Creek Dr,
Columbus, OH
(614) 252-8890
Cincinnati State
LPN to RN
3520 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH
(513) 569-1500
Clark State Community College - Bellefontaine
LPN to RN
2280 State Route 540
Bellefontaine, OH
(937) 325-0691
Clark State Community College - Springfield - Leffel Lane
LPN to RN
570 E Leffel Ln
Springfield, OH
(937) 325-0691
Columbus State Community College
LPN to RN
550 East Spring St.
Columbus, OH
(614) 287-5353
Cuyahoga Community College
LPN to ADN
700 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, OH
(216) 987-6000
Eastern Gateway Community College
LPN to RN
4000 Sunset Blvd
Steubenville, OH
(740) 264-5591
Edison State Community College
LPN to ADN
1973 Edison Dr
Piqua, OH
(937) 778-8600
Galen College of Nursing - Cincinnati
LPN to ADN
100 E Business Way #200
Cincinnati, OH
(513) 475-3600
Hocking College
LPN to RN
3301 Hocking Pkwy
Nelsonville, OH
(740) 753-3591
Hondros College of Nursing
LPN to ADN
4140 Executive Pkwy
Westerville, OH
(614) 508-7277
Kent State University
LPN to ADN
800 E Summit St
Kent, OH
(330) 672-3000
Kettering College - Kettering Medical Center
LPN to BSN
3737 Southern Blvd.
Kettering, OH
(937) 395-8601
Knox Technical Center
LPN to RN
308 Martinsburg Road
Mount Vernon, OH
(740) 393-2933
Lakeland Community College
LPN to RN
7700 Clocktower Drive
Kirtland, OH
(440) 525-7000
Lorain County Community College
LPN to ADN
1005 N Abbe Rd
Elyria, OH
(800) 995-5222
Lourdes University
LPN to BSN
6832 Convent Blvd.
Sylvania, OH
(800) 878-3210
Marion Technical College
LPN to RN
1467 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Marion, OH
(740) 389-4636
North Central State College
LPN to ADN
2441 Kenwood Cir
Mansfield, OH
(419) 755-4800
Northwest State Community College
LPN to RN
22600 State Route 34
Archbold, OH
(855) 267-5511
Ohio University - Chillicothe Campus
LPN to ADN
101 University Drive
Chillicothe, OH
(740) 774-7200
Ohio University - Southern Campus
LPN to RN
1804 Liberty Ave.
Ironton, OH
(740) 533-4600
Ohio University - Zanesville Campus
LPN to ADN
1425 Newark Rd.
Zanesville, OH
(740) 453-0762
Ohio Valley College of Technology - East Liverpool
LPN to RN
15258 OH-170
East Liverpool, OH
(330) 385-1070
Owens Community College - Findlay Campus
LPN to ADN
3200 Bright Rd
Findlay, OH
(567) 429-3500
Owens Community College - Toledo Campus
LPN to ADN
30335 Oregon Rd
Perrysburg, OH
(567) 661-7000
Rhodes State College
LPN to ADN
4240 Campus Drive
Lima, OH
(419) 995-8320
Shawnee State University
LPN to RN
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH
(740) 347-1732
Southern State Community College
LPN to ADN
100 Hobart Dr
Hillsboro, OH
(800) 628-7722
Stark State Community College
LPN to RN
6200 Frank Ave. NW
North Canton, OH
(330) 494-6170
Terra State Community College
LPN to RN
2830 Napoleon Rd.
Fremont, OH
(419) 334-8400
UC Blue Ash
LPN to RN
9555 Plainfield Rd
Blue Ash, OH
(513) 745-5600
University of Akron
LPN to BSN
302 E Buchtel Ave
Akron, OH
(330) 972-7111
University of Rio Grande
LPN to RN
218 N College Ave
Rio Grande, OH
(800) 282-7201

Ohio LPN vs RN Salary Comparison By Area

The table below compares the annual salary of a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to a registered nurse (RN), along with the percent increase that can be expected. The data was retrieved from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for LPNs and RNs in Ohio.

City/AreaAvg LPN SalaryAvg RN Salary% Diff
Cleveland, Elyria - OH$43,760$65,62050.0%
Cincinnati - OH$42,940$63,98049.0%
Columbus - OH$41,540$64,75055.9%
Dayton - OH$43,060$61,47042.8%
Toledo - OH$41,590$62,12049.4%
Akron - OH$39,610$64,38062.5%
Youngstown, Warren, Boardman - OH$37,130$56,88053.2%
Canton, Massillon - OH$37,530$59,05057.3%
Lima - OH$39,440--
Mansfield - OH$38,410$60,40057.3%
Springfield - OH$41,740$49,72019.1%

Table data taken from BLS https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291141.htm & https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes292061.htm