Full-time tuition & fees for in-state students = $5,018.50 per semester, $10,037 annual
Full-time tuition & fees for out-of-state students = $13,268.50 per semester, $26,537 annual
Room & Board (on campus) = $5,833 per semester, $11,666 per year (2 semesters) depending on options chosen
Some clinical rotations are not on campus, but all are within a 40 mile radius of Ohio State's campus. Students are responsible for transportation costs to and from these clinical rotations.
Required Student Liability Insurance = NO COST, provided by OSU
Professional Association Membership: NO COST, provided by Respiratory Therapy faculty
Estimated Other costs (books, clothing, instruments, etc) = $1,250 for 2 years
Required standardized examination preparation exam (summer and autumn senior year) = $110
Recommended national board certification examinations for RRTafter graduation = $350
The Respiratory Therapy and SHRS scholarships are available for senior students
Some hospitals provide scholarships in exchange for employment commitments. These vary annually.
The Respiratory Therapy Division Scholarships
The Respiratory Therapy Scholarship Fund was established for students enrolled in the Respiratory Therapy Division who are intent on pursuing a respiratory therapy career. The selection of the recipients are based on academic merit, achievement, and at the recommendation of the Scholarship Committee of the Division of Respiratory Therapy. These scholarships are administered via OSU Financial Aid Office. Application deadline is usually during April each year. Application materials available to RT Junior-level students from the program director each Spring.
The Ohio Society for Respiratory Care Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded by the OSRC to students enrolled in a Respiratory Therapy program located in Ohio. The deadline is approximately July 1 annually. Information and application materials are distributed via program directors when available.
Lambda Beta Scholarships
These awards are open to students enrolled in an accredited entry level or advanced level respiratory care program based at a community college, college or university. To be eligible, students must be enrolled in good standing in a college or university with an active Lambda Beta Society Chapter, must be in the top 25% of the respiratory class with a minimum GPA of 3.0 of a 4.0 system, and must conduct and submit an independent, original literature review in compliance with the award guidelines. View more information.
The SHRS Alumni Scholarships
The SHRS Alumni Scholarships are for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. These scholarships are administered via OSU Financial Aid Office. Application deadline is usually during April each year. Application materials available from the SHRSOffice of Student Services each Spring.
Some hospitals provide scholarships in exchange for employment commitments. These vary annually and information is posted when available. Students should contact hospitals directly for information.
American Respiratory Care Foundation Education Recognition Awards for Undergraduate Students
The ARCF offers the following Education Recognition Awards to students who are currently enrolled in accredited respiratory care education programs. All awards include a certificate of recognition, airfare, one night lodging, and registration for the AARC International Respiratory Congress.
Awarded to a student from Georgia or South Carolina currently enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program.
Awarded to a student of minority origin currently enrolled in an accredited respiratory care education program.
NBRC/AMP William W. Burgin, Jr., MD and Robert M. Lawrence, MD Education Recognition Award
Awarded to a student currently in their third or fourth year of an accredited respiratory care education program leading to a Baccalaureate degree.
Additional information and application materials are available at: http://www.arcfoundation.org/awards/undergraduate/.