Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, also known as “The Woods”, is a Catholic women’s university located in Indiana. Of note, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is one of the oldest women’s Catholic colleges in the United States. Also of note, men are welcome to attend SMWC’s RN to BSN online degree completion program.
As of January 2014, SMWC offers an online RN to BSN program. SMWC’s RN to BSN program is a cohort model meaning you will advance through the program at the same pace and with the same students that you begin the program. Classes are offered in 8-week (full-time) or 16-week (part-time) sessions which offers a projected completion time of 20-24 months. There are approximately 50 credits that need to be completed to receive your BSN, but this number may be influenced by the number of credits you are able to transfer.
Follow this link for a .pdf of the full program requirements
Cost: Tuition is currently $482 per credit hour. At 50 credits, this works out to be $24,100 for tuition. The application fee is waived if applying online.
Total Cost: $24,100 – Scholarships and grants are available
Time to Completion: 20-24 months, possibly 12-18 months depending on transfer credits
Start Date(s): 5 start dates
Clinical Requirement: Yes, there is a 3 or 6 credit capstone requirement that can be completed where you are employed
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission
Prerequisites: Current RN license. Transcripts from Associate Degree Nurse program with GPA of 2.75
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