A nursing program that cares for your needs, from application to graduation.

Earning your BSN is the critical next step for your nursing career. Not only can you earn more while taking advantage of new career opportunities, you’ll be able to make a greater impact in the lives of your patients by providing even better care.

University of Illinois at Chicago offers one of the top-rated online RN to BSN programs in the nation, and we’re committed to your success every step of the way.

Flexible, High-Quality Education

The UIC RN to BSN program operates 100% online with fall, spring, and summer start dates. You receive the same exceptional education, access to reputable instructors, and personalized attention as in a traditional UIC classroom, while having the flexibility to learn on your own schedule.

Staff and Students Who Support Your Goals

With a 94 percent graduation rate, our student community is just as committed to growth and education as our dedicated advisors, who provide you with ongoing support—from your initial inquiry through graduation and beyond.

Guaranteed Admission and Tuition

We offer guaranteed admission to registered nurses with an active U.S. license and recent ADN graduates waiting to take the NCLEX exam, if they meet admissions requirements (note: proof of passing NCLEX must be shown prior to beginning the second course). Interested in pursuing your MSN? Graduates of the RN to BSN program with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher are guaranteed admission to UIC's Advanced Generalist Master of Science in Nursing program.

To ensure affordable education, the RN to BSN program locks tuition rates for the entire length of the program.

About the College of Nursing

The mission of the UIC College of Nursing is to transform health, healthcare, and policy through knowledge generation and translation, and education of future leaders from diverse backgrounds. Our vision is to be a preeminent leader in advancing global health and nursing.

The RN-BSN degree completion program is entirely online, and your degree will be conferred by the College of Nursing. There is no differentiation between degrees earned online and those earned on campus. The Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing, Master’s Degree in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation).

Read more about the College’s history, accreditation, diversity/inclusion, and award-winning faculty.

There are many online RN to BSN programs, but I wanted a degree from a school I knew was a leader in nursing education. University of Illinois at Chicago is that leader.

Linda Donovan  |  UIC BSN Class of 2015