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Nursing RN-BSN

University of North Carolina Wilmington

48 months
18508 USD/year
18508 USD/year
4444 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The purpose of this Nursing RN-BSN program at University of North Carolina Wilmington is to prepare a professional who possesses the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to practice family-centered, professional nursing in a variety of current and emerging health care delivery systems.


The Nursing RN-BSN program at University of North Carolina Wilmington is designed to provide a foundation for graduate nursing education. Through interactions with clients--individual persons, families and communities--and other health care professionals, nursing graduates will contribute toward meeting the wide-ranging needs of the region, state, and the larger community. The depth of competencies required in nursing has become much more complex - making a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from UNCW more important than ever.

To find out if nursing may be a good fit for you, we invite you to explore more about the program below:

  • Our RN-BSN program offers students the flexibility to continue working while earning their professional nursing degree.
  • Admission to the program is continuous, with six start dates throughout the year and degree completion achievable in as few as 12 months. 
  • Students will learn from full-time doctoral level faculty and faculty with real world nursing experience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health Assessment for Registered Nurses
  • Professional Nursing Practice for the Baccalaureate Nurse
  • Gerontological Nursing and the End of Life Care
  • Population and Community Health Nursing
  • Leadership and Management in Nursing
  • Health Policy
  • Research in Nursing
  • Pathophysiologic and Pharmacological Evidence Based Nursing 
  • Profession Nursing Capstone

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an application to UNCW that includes a section for application to the RN to BSN option
  • Meet criteria for both admission to the UNCW and the RN to BSN program
  • A 2.50 cumulative GPA. Each student's cumulative GPA is calculated on all transferable college courses attempted at all accredited institutions of higher education according to the guidelines in use by the UNCW Admissions Office
  • At least 24 credits of transferable college coursework, including: at least 6 credits in college-level English. Three credits in college-level mathematics is recommended.
  • Additional rules may apply to students under 24—if you are under 24, ask your Enrollment Specialist for details

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9254 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    18508 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9254 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    4444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2222 USD per semester during 48 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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