Admission & Tuition Info

Emory & Henry College’s RN to BSN Program admits one new cohort of RN to BSN students each August.

Application Process

Applications for the Emory & Henry College’s RN to BSN Program are completed and verified utilizing the RN to BSN application. 

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Applications are reviewed and those selected are notified by email for an on-site interview. Once interviews have been completed, students are notified of acceptance into the program either by mail or email.

Admission Requirements

  • Be a graduate of an accredited associate degree or diploma school of nursing
  • Hold a current unencumbered registered nursing (RN) license in the state which they practice in
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.33 or higher
  • Completion and proof of American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
  • Submission of all official transcripts from any educational institution attended (i.e., high school, college or universities)
  • Three letters of recommendation from professionals with at least one being from a nursing supervisor or if a new associate degree/diploma graduate, a nursing faculty member
  • Selected applicants are offered an on-site interview by the director and admissions committee to determine program acceptance

Tuition, Fees & Other Costs

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

                               Total Fees for Year One - $149,Year-Two Cost - $70

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

On-Site Interviews

Nursing applicants must meet the admissions criteria to be offered an interview by the Director of the RN to BSN Program and designated members of the Admissions Committee. On-site interviews may be conducted at the Emory & Henry College Main Campus in Emory, Va. or at the Emory & Henry College School of Health Sciences in Marion, Va. A candidate interview score sheet is utilized during the interview process by each of the faculty. A compilation of the scores and discussion among the interviewing faculty is used to determine acceptance into the nursing program.