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Accreditation

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at The College of St. Scholastica are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

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We're proud to have been recognized by Nursing Schools Almanac as one of the top nursing schools in the Plains region as well as one of the top private nursing schools in the country.

Earn your RN to BS in Nursing degree online

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FAST FACTS: RN to BS

  • No statistics requirement, focus on the career knowledge you need to make a difference in patient care
  • Earn credit for on-the-job knowledge with Nursing Portfolio. Nursing Portfolio credits are offered at a reduced tuition rate and are not eligible for federal financial aid or veteran’s tuition reimbursement.
  • Transcultural nursing experiences in Belize and Alaska
  • Flexible, 100 percent online format — study on your schedule with an individualized completion plan
  • Earn a degree in one year*, 42 total program credits

Tuition: Under $14,000/full program* ($415/credit)


* Tuition rates are for the 2018-19 academic year. Additional fees and costs for course materials may apply. Total program cost and completion time varies depending on transfer credits and individual program plans. Tuition rates are subject to change.

An online bachelor of science in nursing degree to help you make a difference

At The College of St. Scholastica, our online RN to BS in Nursing degree program helps dedicated nurses get the education they need to advance their careers. Here you’ll gain a well-rounded liberal arts education founded in Benedictine values, informing your daily practice of professional nursing. 

Our RN to BS in Nursing curriculum is designed to help you:

  • Improve patient outcomes. For every 10 percent increase in the number of nurses with B.S. degrees, hospitals see a 4 percent decrease in the risk of death.
  • Enhance your skill set. A B.S. education improves your skills in health promotion, cultural competence, information technology and holistic nursing intervention.
  • Expand your career opportunities. Leadership training prepares you for greater responsibility and authority within your clinical setting.
  • Focus on the needs of vulnerable populations. Our program emphasizes advocacy for rural healthcare and other groups with greater healthcare needs.

Since 1908, our nursing department has helped to develop qualified and successful graduates. And today our nursing program is one of the largest in the state, recognized regionally for its excellence.

Join a community of dedicated nurses prepared to make a difference. Request more information about our RN to BS in Nursing program or apply now.

Program format and location

Starting a degree program can be daunting, particularly when you are already working in the field, and have a family and need to meet life’s daily obligations.

At The College of St. Scholastica, we’ve designed a rigorous, yet flexible, online Bachelor of Science degree program with a major in Nursing. Our online advisors work closely with students to create an individualized program plan that builds upon each student’s previous education and professional experience.

This program is delivered 100% online, allowing students to earn a degree from anywhere while collaborating with peers and completing assignments on an individualized schedule. And if you need to take a semester off, our advisors will provide scheduling options to keep you on track for graduation.

Career outlook for RNs with a B.S. in Nursing

The nation’s population is living longer and more active lives, resulting in an increased demand for highly educated nurses. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 15% growth in the nursing field over the next decade. As a working RN, earning your B.S. in Nursing degree can position you to fill these new jobs and stay competitive in the workplace.

Enter the next stage of your nursing career with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Institute of Medicine is calling for 80% of the nursing workforce to hold a least a bachelor’s degree by 2020. Now is the time to earn your bachelor’s degree and stay ahead of the growing demand for nursing leaders.

Use your career experience as an RN to make an impact in your healthcare organization and improve patient outcomes as a whole. Apply today

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  • Portrait of Kerry Johnson, RN, Class of 2017

    "I have two young daughters, work full-time and decided to go back to school after 13 years. CSS offered a flexible program, understanding faculty and staff, helpful professors and advisors and an available financial aid office. Everyone was available for guidance which helped with my success in the program."

    – Kerry Johnson, RN, '17

  • Portrait of Brook Malek

    "The faculty have been great. As I complete the RN to BS program while working full time as a nurse, mothering four active teenagers and being a wife, they have helped me to find balance so I may pursue my degree while also participating in life."

    – Brooke Malek, '18

  • Portrait of Fariha Furqan Qureshi, RN

    "I enjoyed my St. Scholastica experience and I liked how the RN to BS program was designed to accommodate my individual needs. If I was struggling my professors cared enough to guide me through and make suggestions to get me back on track."

    – Fariha Furqan Qureshi, RN, '15