McNeese Online RN to BSN2021-01-06T16:08:54+00:00



Designed For Working Nurses



Designed For Working Nurses



Designed For Working Nurses

Make McNeese your
and be prepared to advance your career and education to the next level.

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Preferred tuition rate

for nurses from partner health care agencies—also extends to spouses and dependents, as well as members of the United States Military and McNeese and SOWELA nursing associate degree graduates.


for nurses from
non-partner health care agencies


for nurses from
partner health care agencies

Financial aid is available
*Cost shown for nursing curriculum only. Students may need additional courses depending on amount of transfer credits granted.

Accelerated program
Complete your degree in as little as
10 months
with six different start dates per year. Classes last 7 weeks with a 1-week break in between

If you wish to apply for federal and state financial aid (grants and loans), you should begin the process as soon as possible. To get started, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the appropriate term and aid year. Then, monitor the email account you provided on your FAFSA often and promptly respond to our requests for documentation. If you have any questions, call 337-475-5065 or email

Drop/Withdrawal Periods Calendar Days for 7-week Session Refund
Class Drop Day 1 through Day 8 100% Refund
Class Withdrawal Day 9 through Deadline to Withdraw No Refund

For specific dates, view the academic calendar.

Start Class: Application Deadline
January 18, 2021 January 4, 2021
March 15, 2021 March 1, 2021
May 10, 2021 April 26, 2021
July 5, 2021 June 21, 2021
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National Accreditation Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education


$316 / nursing credit hour
12 Months
$430 / gen. ed. credit hour

McNeese State University

$233 / nursing credit hour
10 Months
$233 / gen. ed. credit hour

UL- Monroe

$292 / nursing credit hour
14 Months
$400 / gen. ed. credit hour


$260 / nursing credit hour
14 Months
$288 / gen. ed. credit hour

Lamar University

$278 / nursing credit hour
13 Months
$420 / gen. ed. credit hour

NURN 200
Professional Role Transition for the Registered Nurse

NURN 202 
Communication and Collaboration in Healthcare

NURN 300 
Informatics and Patient Care Technology

NURN 301 
Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

NURN 302 
Business of Healthcare

NURN 400 
Advanced Nursing Concepts

NURN 402 
Community Health Nursing

NURN 403
Community Health Nursing Clinical Practicum

NURN 404 
Leadership and Management in Nursing

NURN 405 
Leadership and Management Clinical Capstone

To apply for the RN to BSN program*, you must:

  • Complete the online application
  • Possess a current unencumbered RN license
  • Have earned an associate degree or diploma from a nationally accredited nursing program and a regionally accredited U.S. institution
  • Have your official transcripts sent directly from all colleges and universities to McNeese
  • Pay the $20 application fee

*30 Credit hours must be completed with McNeese.

mcneese state university rn to bsn online

About McNeese State University

Established in 1939, McNeese State University is nationally ranked as one of the top public universities in the United States, has been recognized by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges for eight consecutive years, and is known for having a high return on investment for tuition and high average starting salaries for its graduates.

At McNeese, we’re changing lives by mentoring and inspiring our students to help them achieve their academic and career goals.

All qualified students are eligible for admission to McNeese State University regardless of race, color, age, sex, disability, religion, or national origin.

To apply to this program, please
complete the application online at

Applicants must provide official transcripts from all prior educational institutions as well as verification of your RN license.

McNeese State University
4205 Ryan St. | Lake Charles, LA 70605


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