Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to apply to the RN-BSN completion program?
To be eligible to apply, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold an associate degree in nursing
  • Hold a current FL RN license or be eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN
  • Have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.0
  • Have an address in the state of Florida
To apply, complete bachelor's application for admission to Valencia College and choose the bachelor's degree in nursing as your major.

How much will it cost to complete my BSN at Valencia?
The cost is $112.19 per credit. For students who completed their A.S. Nursing or A.A. degree at Valencia or another college, the 30 credits needed to complete a bachelor's degree will cost an estimated $3,365.70. However, textbook and lab fees, as well as the costs of any other courses that are needed will add to the total cost.

How long will it take me to complete my BSN?
The length of time for completion of your BSN program will be determined by:

  1. Whether you have your associate degree from Valencia or another college
  2. Whether you choose to enroll on a full- or part-time basis
  3. Health Assessment, NUR1060C, is strongly recommended to be taken prior to entering the RN-BSN completion program or be taken during your first term of the program

Is this an online program?
The RN-BSN completion program is primarily online with the exception a twenty-hour face-to-face clinical practicum completed in NUR 3634 Community Health Nursing and NUR 4945C Nursing Capstone.