Bachelor On Campus

Nursing RN to BSN

James Madison University

18 months
24386 USD/year
24386 USD/year
7460 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Nursing RN to BSN program at James Madison University provides flexible, fully online learning opportunities for students who are graduates of community college or diploma schools and are licensed registered nurses.


About this Degree

Classes are offered asynchronously and fully online so students can maintain employment while completing the B.S.N. degree. The program provides a foundation for professional practice and will equip students for further opportunities afforded through graduate study and advance practice.

The Nursing RN to BSN program at James Madison University can be completed in one year full-time (3 semesters) or two years part-time (5 semesters.) The curriculum is designed to build up existing nursing knowledge to empower nurses to strengthen practice and professional involvement. Courses encourage the development of new technology, management and relational skills that will enhance future practice within the profession. Class sizes are small and the learning environment is creative and fun. Expert faculty are enthusiastic, passionate about nursing and eager to facilitate success in their students.

New Freshmen and Transfer Students

Nurses with an R.N. license and associate degree from a community college or diploma nursing school are eligible to apply.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts in Aging 
  • Health Assessment 
  • Issues On Contemporary Nursing Practice
  • Professional Role Transition 
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 
  • Leadership and Management in Health Care 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of the equivalent of a US secondary education
  • Minimal 2.25 GPA (Grade Point Average) - equivalent to 77-79% or a 'C+' average
  • Diploma or certification of graduation from High School in your home country
  • Undergraduate applicants who intend to major in theater, dance, music and studio art must also submit a portfolio and/or arrange an audition.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12193 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    24386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12193 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • In-State

    7460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3730 USD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

Our partners

Nursing RN to BSN
James Madison University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!