Oregon Health & Science University – OHSU

Oregon Health and Science University is a top-ranked public university https://www.rn2bsnprograms.comwith 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