BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing RN to BSN Completion specialization
Cost & Transfer Credits
Program costs for Capella's online RN-to-BSN Degree Completion specialization are based on many factors, such as transfer credits, number of courses per quarter and employer or association discounts. Your own costs will be unique to you, but our tuition calculator can help provide you with a personalized tuition cost estimate.
This tuition estimate is effective July 8, 2013, and is subject to change.
Tuition varies by lower and upper-division courses. For this specialization, there are two price levels:
- Tuition per lower-division credit (1000–2000 level) $305
- Tuition per upper-division credit (3000–4000 level) $315
Total tuition: $20,790 – $25,060
(Assuming the average transfer credits of 100-114)
Ways to Reduce Tuition
Reduce the time and cost of finishing your degree by maximizing your transfer credits. On average, RN's are transferring in 100 - 114 credits into the RN-to-BSN program. The maximum amount of credits you can transfer into this program is 135 quarter credits, saving you thousands. Upon receiving your transcripts, Capella can evaluate your transfer credits within 24 to 48 hours.
Military discounts include a 15% tuition discount on undergraduate programs, saving over $3,000 on the RN-to-BSN Degree Completion program.
Federal Pell Grant
If you are interested in an online RN-to-BSN Degree Completion specialization, you may be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant. The maximum Pell Grant award is $5,500 per aid year and does not need to be repaid. The award is based on financial need and depends on the student's enrollment status (full-time or part-time).
Employer & Association Discounts
Employers, including hospitals, clinics and care centers, recognize that Capella degree programs are designed for on-the-job impact. Hundreds of organizations, including national nursing associations and more than 50 health care providers are aligned with Capella as an education partner. Tuition discounts and grants from being affiliated with these employers can make your RN-to-BSN Degree Completion degree more affordable, saving you thousands.
There are no fees (technology, course room, etc.) added to your tuition.
In addition to Capella-sponsored scholarship and grant opportunities, there are many other third-party scholarship programs available to help you fund your online RN-to-BSN Degree Completion specialization. Explore our list to find a scholarship solution that fits your unique goals and circumstances.