University of Phoenix is a for-profit university with multiple campuses nationwide.
Cost: Their website lists costs between $33,800 and $62,440. They list such a wide range because some students will need to take more credits than others. The total number of credits is 47 and each credit costs $510 for a total of $23,970, then add on $95 per course for an electronics fee bringing the new total to $28,435. Of course, there are additional costs for books and programs not listed so their website estimate is probably not too far off.
Time to Completion: According to their website 91% of students completed the program within 50 months
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Clinical Requirement: Yes, the final course “Senior Practicum: Leadership and Management” is a 7-week course with 25 hours of clinical experience
University of Phoenix offers the RN to BSN program 100% online.
Additionally, University of Phoenix offers an MSN program and a DPN program.
Linfield College is a private university located in McMinnville, Oregon
Cost: $435 per Semester credit, $50-$150 per course fee, $525 Credit for Prior Learning fee, other fees and books $360. A minimum of 30 semester credits must be taken at Linfield College if this is your first Bachelor’s Degree. A minimum of 35 semester credits must be taken if this is your second Bachelor’s Degree.
Total Cost (Approximate Minimum): $435 * 30 = $13,050 +$50 (course fee) + $525 + $360 = $13,985 If this is your second Bachelor’s Degree, add $2,175 for a total of $16,160
Time to Completion: Part-time and Full-time available. From 12-18 months
Start Date(s): Each fall
Clinical required?: Yes, may be arraigned in any state you hold an RN license. They will help you choose a clinical placement site. The clinical requirement is equal to one semester
100% online RN to BSN
Oregon Health and Science University is a top-ranked public university with its main nursing campus located in Portland, Oregon. OHSU offers many different options for completing your RN, transitioning from RN to BSN, or pursuing a graduate degree. Below you will find information regarding, the online RN to BSN program. This program is completely online except for a 2 day intensive conference and the clinical practicum portion. The online RN to BSN program can be completed part-time or full-time. There are 33 required courses for the program, unless you are not a graduate from an OCNE school in which case there are 6 additional OCNE transition courses.
*The online RN to BSN program is only available to residents of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, or California.
Cost: The RN to BSN program costs $422 per credit and there are 39 credits if you are not a graduate from an OCNE school. This works out to $16,458 for tuition. If you are an OCNE graduate, the tuition cost drops to $13,926. There is also a one-time technology fee, a one-time background investigation fee and a drug screen fee. Contact OHSU regarding current pricing on these fees. Finally, there is a $120 application fee. For a tuition breakdown for all nursing programs, click here.
Total Cost: $16,578 for non-OCNE graduates, or $14,046 for OCNE graduates. These costs do not include the above mentioned fees or the cost of books.
Time to Completion: 1 year minimum if full-time, part-time can take as long as needed, but all course work must be completed within 5 years
Start Date(s): Spring and Fall
Clinical Requirement: 2 terms of clinical practicum. Additionally, there is a required 2 day intensive during NRS 410
Accredited: CCNE, NWCCU