You will also want to be sure that any program you consider has local approval from the Ohio State Board of Nursing.
A few to look for on the national level are the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing's Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
If you don't pass the NCLEX, the Ohio State Board of Nursing cannot give you a nursing license.
It's a good idea to check out the curriculum of the ADN program you are interested in to ensure that it will thoroughly prepare you to pass the exam.
In 2015, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing reported that 81.2% of new nurse grads in the state who took the NCLEX that year received a nursing license.
Most long-standing nursing programs will have statistics about their program's outcomes.
With a little more schooling, a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) can be achieved.