Program Details

Next Start Date: 3/15/2021
Credit Hours: 31-62
Cost Per Credit: $425
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 91
Estimated Completion Time: as little as 12 months*

*Based on 8-week courses. May vary based on transfer credits

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D’Youville's nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Discover this highly reputable program that enables you to earn your bachelor’s degree in as little as two years.

Designed for working nurses who seek to earn their bachelor’s degree, the online RN to BSN program at D’Youville offers you a convenient and quality pathway toward elevating your career. First established in 1942, our nursing programs have developed a reputation as some of the best in the region and are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s best online programs.

At D’Youville Online, you’ll benefit from a comprehensive curriculum that teaches leadership skills within a service-oriented environment. Enhance your knowledge in crucial nursing areas such as:

  • Professional issues in nursing
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Clinical foundations
  • Leadership
  • Community-based nursing
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Enhancing patient outcomes

In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to complete our required clinical component at your current place of employment. This enables you to immediately apply what you’ve learned to your career while easing the burden of balancing educational and professional commitments.

If you’re passionate about moving into higher positions of leadership, the online RN to BSN program can also be the perfect step towards earning your MSN. You may even begin master’s level courses to jump start your MSN degree while earning a BSN. Those who reach this level of education benefit from better pay and a greater influence over healthcare systems and their outcomes.

Our accredited online RN to BSN is offered in a fully digital format, providing you with a flexible way to earn your degree on a schedule that works for you. With 8-week sessions, a rolling admissions policy and mid-semester starts, there’s never a bad time to become a D’Youville Online student. The program can be completed in as little as one to two years pending transfer credits, and is CCNE accredited.

This program meets licensure requirements in the state of NY.

Courses and Requirements

Discover the path towards your BSN

The online RN to BSN is designed for nurses who have an associate degree and seek a bachelor’s degree. Your ADN transfer credits will apply towards the 122 total hours required. If you already hold a bachelor’s degree in another program, you are only required to complete 31 total credits at DYC, and are waived from completing the Core Curriculum. The curriculum is comprehensive, and features courses in general studies, nursing, and a wide range of electives.

Admission Requirements

Students who wish to enroll in D’Youville’s online RN to BSN program must have an Associate of Applied Science degree (AAS) from an accredited program or a diploma in nursing. No previous work experience is required for admission. We offer conditional admission for NCLEX candidates with an associate degree in nursing.

To apply, prospective students must:

  • Complete our free online application
  • Forward official transcripts from all colleges/universities currently or previously attended
    Be NCLEX eligible or hold a current unrestricted license as a professional nurse
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must reside in New York or Canada, but must have an RN license from New York or Ontario.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and fees vary based on your program of study and whether you are considered a full- or part-time student. Financial aid can be applied to full- and part-time status. Plus, entering the program with previous academic credit can help lower your cost. Below, you’ll find information about the potential cost of your program.

What will my degree cost?
Cost Total
Tuition with maximum credit transfer (up to 91) $425 per credit hour $13,175
Fees with maximum credit transfer (up to 91) $160 (full time)** $320
Total with Transfer Credits $13,495

**This program takes an estimated 1-2 years to complete based on transfer credits.

Career Outcomes

Earning your BSN means the opportunity to take on positions of leadership within the nursing field. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, medical and health services manager positions are poised to grow 20 percent by 2026, a rate considered much faster than average. Discover your next career possibilities.

Financial Aid

D’Youville is committed to ensuring every student can afford a quality education. All D’Youville online students are matched with a personal tuition planner, who works closely with you to understand your options.

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Military Students

D’Youville has been recognized as a top military-friendly school. Service members, their spouses, and their children may all be eligible for certain services and education benefits.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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