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RN to BS in Nursing Online

One of New England's most respected nursing programs is now available online. Designed for you, the busy working nurse with a full life, URI's RN to BS in Nursing Online gives you the skills to integrate clinical practice, scientific inquiry and creative thinking—and to be the nurse you're always wanted to be.

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RN to BSN Program

RN to BS in Nursing Online

Build on your clinical experience and earn your degree while you continue in the work you love.

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Choose from one of six opportunities each year to enter our nursing program.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition/Financial Aid

Find out more about the financial aid opportunities available to you at URI.

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Admissions

Admissions

Applications for the next start date are due soon. Review admission requirements and apply now.

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Student Resources

Student Resources

Find out what you need to know to get started and be successful at URI.

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About URI

About URI

Learn more about our tradition of going beyond what anyone thought possible.

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Be the nurse you've always wanted to be without sacrificing the life you love

Imagine building on your clinical experience to dive deep into the profession you love, enjoying the thrill of putting knowledge into practice the next day, and earning your degree while you continue in the work you love. The University of Rhode Island's RN to BS in Nursing online degree program gives you the skills to integrate clinical practice, scientific inquiry and creative thinking, and to be the nurse you've always wanted to be.

January 9, 2018

Apply by: December 12, 2017

Pay by: January 8, 2018

March 6, 2018

Apply by: February 6, 2018

Pay by: March 5, 2018

May 8th, 2018

Apply by: April 10, 2018

Pay by: May 7, 2018

$318

Cost per credit hour

$954

Cost per 3-credit hour course

$1,000

Affiliate Partner Scholarship

LaNeir Johnson, online RN to BSN graduate, May 2017
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"They make the setup really easy in the sense that they give you a to-do list. As long as you follow that list with the timeline, you really can't go wrong. Even if you work full-time, it's really easy with that to-do list."

LaNeir Johnson, online RN to BSN in Nursing graduate, May 2017

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Find out what you need to know

Whether you're still thinking about URI online or you're ready to roll up your sleeves and start accomplishing big things with us, we make it easy to find the answers and guidance you need.

Partner Scholarship

Nurses who are employed at one of our partner facilities are eligible to receive a $1,000 scholarship.

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FAQs

Start here for answers to our most common questions about URI online.

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Online Orientation

Get the most from your URI online classroom experience.

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Library

Our vast collection of books, periodicals, abstracts, scholarly research and much more.

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Sakai Support

How to use Sakai, troubleshooting, user tips and contact information for tech support.

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Lead the change toward healthier lives for all

As a working nurse, you are a vital part of a vision for better health. Watch this video to learn more about how our RN to BS in Nursing online degree program prepares you for the challenges and rewards of nursing leadership.

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About the University of Rhode Island

For URI, big thinking has always been at the heart of who we are. We started out as a small tract of family farm land and went on to become a premier, active, accomplished research university. That's our tradition of seeing what's possible and making it happen, of going beyond what you might expect.

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Why URI Online?

Think Big. We Do. At URI, we live and breathe that motto every day. Watch this video to learn how our reputation is steeped in tradition, research, diversity and a shared desire to improve health care in New England and beyond.

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URI Research

URI researchers were funded by total sponsored program awards of $71.5 million in 2014.

21st Century Learning

URI is focused on creating a 21st century 24/7 learning environment.

Current Enrollment

Approximately 850 undergraduate students are enrolled in the College of Nursing.

The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

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If you're ready to start your online RN to BS in Nursing, applications for the next start date are due soon. We're here to help you through the process. Let's go!

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Big thinking is about removing barriers and turning obstacles into opportunities

At the University of Rhode Island, we don't believe in barriers. Only challenges that make the journey all the more rewarding. Our financial aid staff will help you find the resources to fund your online RN to BS in Nursing, guiding you through every step of the financial aid process and answering all your questions along the way.

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