Admission & Tuition Info

Emory & Henry’s RN to BSN Program admits new students each semester.

Application Process

Applications for Emory & Henry’s RN-BSN Program are completed and verified utilizing the NursingCAS application. The application fee is $60. Need-based fee waivers are available through NursingCAS, or contact Natalie Blankenship at nlblankenship@ehc.edu for additional information.

Apply Now through NursingCAS

Applications are reviewed and those selected are notified of acceptance into the program either by mail or email.

What’s Next for Admitted Students?

 Scholarship Opportunities

Emory & Henry offers generous scholarships to help make your RN to BSN journey affordable. Scholarships are renewable annually with satisfactory progress and all of the following criteria are met:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • Current FAFSA application
  • Demonstrated financial need

Available Scholarships:

  • Reverend Dr. John W. Bardsley, Jr ’51 Scholarship

    This endowed scholarship was established for the nursing program in memory and honor of Rev. Dr. John Bardsley.

    For information regarding nursing scholarships, please contact Natalie Blankenship at nlblankenship@ehc.edu.

  • Anne Payne Mowell ’62 Memorial Scholarship

    This scholarship was established for the nursing program in memory and honor of Anne Payne Mowell by her family.

    For information regarding nursing scholarships, please contact Natalie Blankenship at nlblankenship@ehc.edu.

  • Lorraine and JD Nicewonder Scholarship

    This scholarship was established for the nursing program in honor of Lorraine and J.D. Nicewonder.

    For information regarding nursing scholarships, please contact Natalie Blankenship at nlblankenship@ehc.edu.

  • External Scholarships

    Ballad Health 

    If you are employed by Ballad Health, please ask your supervisor or HR representative about options for tuition reimbursement.

    Other Health Systems

    Please ask your supervisor or HR representative about options for tuition reimbursement.

    Virginia State Loan Repayment Program

    The VA-SLRP main objective is to recruit primary care practitioners in underserved areas of Virginia and in state and local institutions. Learn more information about the VA-SLRP program, including requirements and how to apply.

    Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG)

    VTAG helps students living in Virginia pay for college. Learn more information about the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant and how to apply.

    For information regarding nursing scholarships, please contact Natalie Blankenship at nlblankenship@ehc.edu.

For information about scholarships, contact the Director of Admissions, School of Nursing, Natalie Blankenship nlblankenship@ehc.edu

Admission Requirements

  • Be a graduate of an accredited associate degree or diploma school of nursing
    • *Emory & Henry has Concurrent Admission Agreements with several community colleges to provide a transfer pathway for students to earn four-year degrees. Students who are concurrently admitted to E&H may take RN-BSN coursework while completing their Associate’s Degree.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Submission of all official transcripts from any educational institution attended (i.e., college or universities) to Emory & Henry Office of Admissions at admissions@ehc.edu or mail to Emory & Henry, Office of Admissions, P.O. Box 947, Emory, Virginia, 24327.
  • Hold a current unencumbered registered nursing (RN) license in the state in which they practice. Send the license to Natalie Blankenship at nlblankenship@ehc.edu.
  • One letter of recommendation from a professional. Ex: nursing supervisor or if a new associate degree/diploma graduate, a nursing faculty member sent to Natalie Blankenship at nlblankenship@ehc.edu.

 Tuition, Fees & Other Costs

Submit your application online

  • Tuition cost- $330 per credit hour
  • CastleBranch Service - Criminal Background, Drug Screening, HIPAA, OSHA, Immunization and Compliance Tracker

                               Total Fees for Compliance Package - $182

  • Textbooks- Costs can vary for each course and bookstore costs
  • Technology Fee- $125 per semester

Course fees other than comprehensive tuition, room and board typically are not revised until April 1 of the preceding year. Amounts posted may be subject to change.