Best Online RN-to-BSN Programs for 2017

San Francisco (PR WEB) March 25, 2017 - The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leading resource provider for higher education information, has released a list of the best colleges and universities with online Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees for current Registered Nurses (RN-to-BSN) for 2017. Analysis of more than a dozen unique data points was factored in to create the Top 50 Programs list. Nova Southeastern University, University of Cincinnati, Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health, Concordia University Wisconsin and Saint Joseph’s College of Maine took the top five spots on the list.

“By earning their Bachelor of Science in Nursing, registered nurses can make themselves even more competitive in the job market,” said Doug Jones, CEO and founder of “These bridge programs are all online, making them a great option for mid-career RNs who need flexible options for continuing education.”

To earn a spot on a Community for Accredited Online Schools “Best” list, colleges and universities must be institutionally accredited, public or private not-for-profit schools. Each college is also scored based on such criteria as whether they offer academic counseling, student/teacher ratios, additional student services, graduation rates and financial aid offerings.

For more details on where each school falls in the rankings and the data and methodology used to determine the lists, visit:

Schools with the Best Online RN-to-BSN Degrees for 2017 include the following:
  • Allen College
  • American International College
  • Barry University
  • Briar Cliff University
  • Carlow University
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin
  • Drexel University
  • Duquesne University
  • East Carolina University
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Gardner-Webb University
  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Iowa Wesleyan College
  • Jacksonville University
  • Liberty University
  • Loma Linda University
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Maryville University of Saint Louis
  • Midwestern State University
  • Misericordia University
  • Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing & Allied Health
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Ohio University-Main Campus
  • Quinnipiac University
  • Regis University
  • Roberts Wesleyan College
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine
  • Seton Hall University
  • Simmons College
  • South Dakota State University
  • Texas Woman's University
  • The University of Texas at Tyler
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
  • University of Florida
  • University of Kansas
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • University of Saint Mary
  • University of Southern Indiana
  • University of Toledo
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Viterbo University
  • Washburn University
  • Weber State University
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Winona State University
  • Youngstown State University

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