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RN to BSN Program Info for Nurses in Virginia

The state of Virginia is relatively affordable and offers an excellent employment outlook for licensed registered nurses. To solidify your career in nursing it is wise to complete your BSN degree if you haven’t already. This will give you access to the best available nursing job opportunities and highest possible salaries.

Many Virginia schools offer comprehensive RN to BSN nursing degree programs to help current RNs meet the additional education requirements for their Bachelor’s degree. Once they possess a BSN they can take advantages of current and future opportunities in nursing or other career fields. While a BSN is not required to become a registered nurse it is certainly preferred by many employers. In the near future this might become a requirement to work at certain healthcare facilities. To avoid having limited job options it is best to be prepared with your BSN degree in hand.

Nurses who are considering returning to school but are worried about their current workload and family obligations can find accredited online programs to finish their degree. These tend to offer greater flexibility in completion dates as well as convenient distance learning methods for course work. Being able to work while completing your degree can also reduce the financial burden of covering the cost of an education program.

You can search for available financial assistance through the state of Virginia, the U.S. government or various private scholarships. You can look for grants that are offered specifically to nursing students or apply for financial aid for adult students. There are many funding options to be explored and this should not stand in the way of completing your BSN degree.

Virginia RN to BSN Schools

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose. Our 20,000 alumni, from more than 110 countries, are changing the world as accomplished professionals. Named a top-15 school nationally for online bachelor's programs (U.S. News & World Report, 2015), Regent is among the most affordable undergraduate Christian colleges (CCCU 2015). Fully accredited, challenging programs are available online and on campus. New classes begin every eight weeks.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*


  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing - RN to BSN
  • Accelerated BSN to MSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate
  • And more...

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.


  • Nursing (RN to BSN)
  • Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
Locations: Virginia Beach

CTU can help you connect to what matters most: a powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. And now several CTU degree programs are ranked by U.S. News Best Online Programs for 2015.  Are you in?


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)

#1 Best Online College


Northern Arizona University understands the need for flexibility in your learning journey. You can earn your degree alongside life’s commitments by enrolling in NAU Online. With 80+ degree options available, you’re sure to find the perfect degree to match your career goals!


  • Nursing - Option for Registered Nurses (RN to BSN) - BSN

Wilkes University’s School of Nursing offers CCNE-accredited online degrees and certificate programs ideal for working health care professionals, instructed by experienced, respected faculty dedicated to mentoring and personalized support for every student. Our nursing degrees offer the cutting-edge professional knowledge and skills needed in today’s dynamic, evolving health care industry.


  • RN to MS - Nursing Education
  • RN to MS - Nurse Executive

Experience the Rewards of Caring, With ECPI’s Medical Careers Institute, you can Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in 2.5 Years or Your Associate’s Even Sooner through Our Year-Round Schedule!


  • Nursing (RN) - Associate's
Locations: Newport News

Centura College, with campus locations in Virginia, South Carolina and Florida, is dedicated to helping students gain the skills and attitudes necessary to succeed. Drawing from over 30 years of career school experience.


  • Practical Nursing Diploma
Locations: Norfolk

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

* Programs vary by location

* Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information


  • Practical Nursing
Locations: Richmond

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.  We offer online programs focused on doctoral and master’s degrees in the schools of business and technology management, education, psychology and marriage and family sciences.



  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education

List of RN to BSN Programs in Virginia (VA)

Eastern Mennonite University
George Mason University
Hampton University
James Madison University
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
Liberty University
Lynchburg College
Marymount University
Norfolk State University
Old Dominion University
Radford University
Shenandoah University
University of Virginia
University of Virginia College at Wise
Virginia Commonwealth University

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There are many accredited RN to BSN programs available in an online format. Distance learning can be a convenient way to complete your degree while continuing to work at the same time.

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Kaplan University Online
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Western Governors University
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