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  • Complete your BSN in two years
  • Transfer up to 75 credits
  • Competitive tuition rates

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Diversify Your Nursing Skills

The need for highly skilled nurses increases as new biological discoveries are made and medical research advances. Strengthen your professional skills and prepare for the next step in your nursing career with the online RN to BSN program from Alvernia University. Widely considered a standard requirement for broader professional responsibilities in the field of nursing, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree will provide you with countless advanced career opportunities.

Delivered online through an interactive learning platform, this program is designed for Registered Nurses who have earned a diploma or associate degree in nursing and recent graduates who anticipate taking the NCLEX-RN examination. As a student, you’ll have the flexibility to study at your own pace as you become proficient in geriatric, pediatric and specialty care for patients with diverse health conditions.

Strengthen your nursing skills and broaden your professional capabilities with the online RN to BSN program from Alvernia.

2020-2021 Colleges of Distinction Nursing badgeAlvernia University earned the Nursing Field of Study badge from Colleges of Distinction for the 2020-21 academic year. Colleges of Distinction evaluates institutions based on their commitment to “Four Distinctions:” engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community and successful outcomes.

  • Learn from Experienced Nurses

    All courses are taught by nursing professionals with years of industry experience.

  • Generous Transfer Policy

    Finish your degree faster by applying up to 75 previously earned credits to your online program.

  • Affordable Tuition

    Receive a quality educational experience with some of the region’s lowest tuition rates.

Advance Your Career

Alvernia University’s online RN to BSN program provides working nurses with the professional expertise necessary for career advancement. Upon completion of the program, graduates are fully prepared for various advanced roles in the nursing field and also have the academic credential to pursue a master’s degree in nursing.


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Alvernia’s online RN to BSN program is competitively priced at $515 per credit, plus a $50 fee per credit hour applied for each course. Requiring the completion of 123 credits, this program costs $69,495 total. When transferring the maximum number of credits allowed, you can finish your degree for $27,120 total.*

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and transfer credits. Speak to an enrollment counselor for a personalized estimate of time to completion.

Accreditations and Affiliations

Alvernia University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). For information about Alvernia’s accreditation, write to MSCHE, 3624 Market St., Second Floor West, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104, or call (267) 284-5000.

The RN to BSN completion program at Alvernia University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

About Alvernia

Alvernia University has a long-standing commitment to help students develop their innate talents, discover their passions and lead successful lives with deep meaning and purpose.

Through real-world experiences, students graduate prepared for success in the workplace, which is why Alvernia has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the 2021 Best Regional Universities in the North. Schools are ranked by comparing educational outcomes, peer assessments, student excellence, faculty resources and alumni giving among more than 1,500 colleges in the region.

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