RN to BSN Online Option

The RN to BSN Option

Earn your BSN 100% Online

2.5 Required GPA

For Admission

Only Two

non-nursing courses needed

Accelerated Courses

Seven-Week Semester

Complete Your BSN online

in Five Semesters

The RN to BSN online option is designed for currently licensed registered nurses who have completed an associate degree in nursing (ADN) looking to advance their education with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing. Courses are 100% online, scheduled in seven-week blocks, and completed one at a time, with two courses offered per semester. Designed for working nurses, the RN to BSN online courses maintain high standards in advanced education and allow you to further your education without putting your employment on hold.

If you have an associate degree (ADN) or diploma from an accredited hospital nursing program diploma and want to further your education without putting your employment on hold, enroll in our RN to BSN online program. Admissions are open year-round. Be a part of the SXU nursing alumni who are highly recognized nationwide.

Summer 2021 Applicants

The RN to BSN online program is accepting applicants for a summer 2021 start. Students will take two required non-nursing online courses (Religion and Philosophy) in summer 2021. Online nursing courses will begin fall 2021.

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Program Requirements

Courses are 100% online, scheduled in seven-week blocks (with one week in between) and completed one at a time, with two courses offered per semester.

Program Highlights

Accelerated Online Courses

5 Semesters


Summer 2021

Tuition Per Credit Hour: $475
Credit Hours to Complete: 28
Approximate Cost: $13,300

Student Testimonial

"Saint Xavier's RN-BSN program provides students with the necessary tools, resources, and challenging course work to build upon and broaden their existing knowledge in preparation to become future leaders in nursing." --Ricardo Ramos (RN to BSN student)

Ricky Ramos

RN to MSN Option

Upon completion of your RN to BSN degree consider enrolling in the MSN program that is recognized in the top five in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report. A seamless transition into a graduate nursing track at Saint Xavier University prepares you to assume leadership and advanced practice roles in this challenging and rapidly changing health care environment.

Saint Xavier University School of Nursing and Health Science's graduate nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the accrediting body of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Please review the program requirements and course descriptions in the SXU Academic Catalog for additional information.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) offerings include:

Financial Aid Options

Students enrolled in the RN to BSN online program may be eligible for financial aid. To learn more about your financial aid options, visit the Financial Aid web page or the outside scholarships page.

Also, visit the Nursing Schools Almanac website to learn more about their RN to BSN Scholarship.

Contact Information

Have questions about the admission process? Please contact the Office of Admission. Have questions about the program? Please contact Lesley Podlasek.

Office of Admission Lesley Podlasek
Phone: 844-GOTO-SXU
Email: admission@sxu.edu
Program Coordinator
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Phone: 773-298-3705
Email: podlasek@sxu.edu

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