Why ODU for an RN to BSN online?

Whether you want to become more valuable in your current position or advance your career and lead other nursing professionals, our RN to BSN online program can help you get there. We've been successfully delivering quality nursing education to RNs at a distance since 1987.

With the flexibility you need and the support of ODU's faculty of nursing professionals and mentors, it is easier than ever to create an exciting new future in the profession you love. ODU's RN to BSN online students work with faculty mentors and build a polished professional portfolio – a key advantage in seeking career advancement or employment. 

Are you planning to get your DNP? We have an online BSN to DNP degree path! Let us know you're interested in starting with the RN to BSN online, and an enrollment coordinator will contact you to discuss the details.

ODU's Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

* Note: This program is not available in the state of Washington.

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We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. The Guaranteed Admission Agreement is intended to ease the transfer process between the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) and Old Dominion University (ODU).

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Best Online Bachelor's in Nursing: Students Before Profits Award, 2018 - NonprofitCollegesOnline.com

Ranked #6

Best Value Online RN to BSN, 2017 - ValueColleges.com

Required Courses

To earn this degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. This bachelor’s degree requires 120 total credit hours.

Talk with our enrollment team to determine how your credits will transfer. The curriculum sheet and long range schedule can serve as guides for planning your course of study.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Many classes don't have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit class into your personal schedule. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Careers in Nursing

Earning a BSN gives your career greater mobility and can lead to new opportunities in:

  • Advanced practice nursing (NP, CNS, CRNA, CNM)
  • Nursing management and administration
  • Community and non-profit organizations
  • Pharmaceutical or medical equipment sales and consultation

Keep in mind that nursing board/licensing requirements may vary by state.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$356 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$407 per credit hour

Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

These tuition rates are effective Summer 2019 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

Finish your degree with us. We offer the upper division (300 and 400 level) courses you'll need. Our enrollment team will review your credits from other higher education institutions. Then you can apply toward a degree from ODU.

For this program, you must currently hold licensure as a Registered Nurse and be accepted as a degree-seeking student.

Get guaranteed admission at Old Dominion University

We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. By applying, you will be assured admission at ODU for the completion of your degree.

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Meet your Team

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUOnline.

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