Online

RN to BSN

Program Details

Next Start Date: 1/14/2019
Credit Hours: 122
Cost Per Credit: $500
Transfer Credits Accepted: Up to 65*
Estimated Completion Time: 2-4 years

*Associate degrees from regionally accredited institutions are also accepted as transfer credit

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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 a reputation for being some of the best in the region.

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. Those who reach this level of education benefit from better pay and a greater influence over healthcare systems and their outcomes.

The online RN to BSN program is taught by faculty who are masters-prepared, nationally certified, and actively practicing in the nursing field. This combination of factors means you’ll receive excellent mentorship during your educational experience.

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 15-week sessions and a rolling admissions policy, there’s never a bad time to become a D’Youville Online student. The program can be completed in as little as two years, and is CCNE accredited.

Courses and Requirements

Discover the path towards your BSN

The online RN to BSN requires 122 hours for completion and is designed for nurses who have an associate degree and seek a bachelor’s degree. 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*
  • Reside in New York

*2.3 GPA is acceptable, providing a student meets additional criteria.

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
Full Program Tuition $500 per credit hour $61,000
Full Program Fees $160 (full time)** $1,280
Full Program Total $61,640
Tuition with maximum credit transfer (up to 65) $500 per credit hour $28,500
Fees with maximum credit transfer (up to 65) $160 (full time)** $640
Total with Transfer Credits $29,140

**This program takes an estimated four to eight semesters to complete, depending 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 persona 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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