All students enroll at East Carolina University with an intended major of nursing. Upon admission to the RN to BSN option, students may declare their major as nursing.
Registered nurses are admitted upon completion of specified general education and science prerequisites.
Admission to the RN to BSN option requires that the following university and College of Nursing requirements be met:
**RIBN students who are successful at their respective community colleges will be directly admitted to the ECU College of Nursing RN/BSN option at the prescribed point in their RIBN curriculum.**
Applying to the RN to BSN option is a two-step application process:
Prior to Applying: Unofficial Transcript Review
Prospective students interested in the RN to BSN option should request an
unofficial transcript review prior to submitting an application. This review will provide information regarding required prerequisites that should be completed prior to applying to the RN to BSN option.
Information regarding tuition and fees is available from
ECU Financial Services.
To estimate the cost of the RN to BSN option, multiply the current tuition rate for undergraduate distance education by the number of hours in the nursing curriculum (33 hours of nursing courses).
Additional costs for nursing students include books, background checks, drug screening, physical examinations and required vaccinations and/or titers. Currently, there is a one-time fee of $35 for liability insurance coverage while enrolled in the program.
Sample Additional Costs for Nursing Students