CCNE accredited | Complete in as few as 14 months | Tuition only $8,685
The Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing online program at Eastern Illinois University gives you the knowledge you need to advance professionally as well as strong support from committed, experienced faculty who care about your education.
No RN license is required to start the RN to BSN online at EIU, which offers you a convenient pathway to prepare for nursing leadership positions and lay the foundation for graduate school.* Plus, total tuition is locked in for four years, so you can complete the program without an increase in your rate.**
What makes EIU unique is our interdisciplinary approach and our focus on the individual student. We work with you to determine exactly what you need to achieve while in the program. You will be guided by a faculty committed to excellence in teaching, research and service. Coursework builds on your current experience to expand your nursing knowledge of values, theory and research to form an evidence-based, safe, holistic nursing practice.
|Chamberlin||EIU||Illinois State University|
|Credit Hours: 45||Credit Hours: 32||Credit Hours: 31|
|Tuition: $14,000||Tuition only $8,685||Tuition: $15,252|
|Accreditation: CCNE Accredited||Accreditation: CCNE Accredited||Accreditation: CCNE Accredited|
The baccalaureate nursing program at Eastern Illinois University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
EIU is ranked #12 in the "Top Public Schools, Regional Universities Midwest" by U.S. News & World Report, 2022
*Must pass the NCLEX before registering for 4000-level courses. Valid, unencumbered nursing license required for current RNs.
**Students may be required to complete additional courses outside of the nursing program, which could increase the total cost of the program. The amount of extra hours needed will be determined upon a transcript review by an advisor.