University at Buffalo School of Nursing's nationally accredited RN to BSN program is available 100% online. With Fall, Spring and Summer starts, you can begin your journey when the time is right for you. And, you can complete your degree in as little as 3 semesters while you work.

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Program Quick Facts

Ranked Among the Best

Our RN to BS program is ranked #8 among all online bachelor's programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

Rolling Admissions

Summer, Fall or Spring start. Applications accepted until class filled.

100% Online

Attend school while maintaining employment.

No Required Login Times

Meet course on your schedule.

Time to Completion

1 and 2 year completion plans; full or part-time options


$12,000 to $14,000 (Residents/Non-Residents)

32 Credits**

Courses build on your existing skills.

*Does not include: prerequisites, general education credits, health insurance, books and housing expenses.
**Elective credit required for students with less than 88 transfer credits.

  • No prerequisites (statistics requirement can be satisfied during the program or as transfer credit)
  • Reommended GPA: 2.5. If you have a GPA under 2.5, we will still consider you with submission of a personal statement and two letters of recommendation.
  • Unencumbered US RN license
  • Minimum part-time RN employment
Early Assurance Option

Applicants completing their RN program may apply for the RN to BS program 2 year track.  Program acceptance is conditional pending successful completion of nursing degree. Students will also need to provide proof of licensure and RN employment before they start their second semester coursework.