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The skills you learn in the Midway University BSN program will set the standard for your successful career in nursing.

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120 Credit Hours
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Format
Campus
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Advantage
Small Class Sizes
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ACEN SealMidway University’s pre-licensure Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) program combines general education courses with professional nursing theory, complex critical thinking, and clinical practice. Consistent with the mission and goals of the university, our BSN degree program prepares nurses as leaders who can provide health care to individuals, families, groups, and populations of diverse cultures in a variety of settings.

After graduation and successful completion of the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN), you will be on your way to practicing as a registered nurse in any number of healthcare settings. The BSN degree will also prepare you for graduate education and continued growth of your nursing career should you so choose.


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Students interested in this program must first apply and be accepted to Midway University and then apply to the nursing program.

To find out more about this program, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@midway.edu or apply online.

If you are a current RN and would like to complete a BSN, Midway University offers an online RN-BSN degree as part of our Adult Undergraduate program, as well as an MSN program with both RN(ADN)-MSN or BSN-MSN options.


PUBLIC NOTICE OF UPCOMING ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY THE ACEN
The Midway University wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Baccalaureate nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person during the visit scheduled for February 20, 2024 thru February 22, 2024. 

The meeting time will be posted later. Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:

Dr. Kathy Chappell, Chief Executive Officer
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3390 Peachtree Road Northeast, Suite 1400
Atlanta , GA  30326
Or email: kchappell@acenursing.org

All written comments should be received by the ACEN by February 6, 2024.   

Top Ranked Nursing Program

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Midway University's nursing programs continue to receive high marks and rankings. Our training skill level and our program's affordability are keys to being recognized.

Review this complete ranking and others on our Rankings page.

Program Highlights

Midway University has been educating nurses for more than 50 years. Our graduates are known for their skill level and dedication to the profession.

Career Outlook

How can a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree work for you? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 9 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than average for all occupations. The annual national salary for a registered nurse is $75,330 and in Kentucky it is $64,730.


Program Resource Documents

Prelicensure BSN Student Manual

Nursing Course Catalog

Kentucky Program of Nursing Benchmarks

Cost Estimate for BSN Degree


State Licensure Requirements

Midway University makes every effort to ensure state licensure or certification information is current; however, state requirements may change. 

If you are planning to pursue professional licensure or certification in a state other than Kentucky, you should contact the appropriate licensing entity in that state to seek information and guidance regarding licensure or certification requirements before beginning an academic program. 


Frequently Asked Questions

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Midway has several nursing programs and formats available which can lead you to your ultimate nursing career goals. The first option is our four year in-seat BSN program. More commonly preferred by our traditional students, the courses take place during the day and allow for students to live on campus and play a sport should they so choose. The same degree is available through a different format which is our RN-BSN program. Students may choose to complete an ADN first (either elsewhere or through Midway) for which the courses are available as day or evening courses. Once complete, ADN students that pass the NCLEX can pursue our online RN-BSN program while already beginning work as an RN. A BSN can be earned through either of the aforementioned programs in the same amount of time, just through different course formats. Speak with an admissions counselor today to see which program is right for you.

Students must first apply and be admitted into Midway University. Applications for admission are received in the Nursing office during the spring semester for possible admission to the fall semester. Nursing faculty utilize an admission process procedure when reviewing all applications for Associate and Bachelor of Science degrees.

We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online. Admissions Counselors are available to assist you with the application process and answer any questions you may have about Midway University and our programs. Give them a call at 1.800.952.4122 or email admissions@midway.edu.

Specific admissions details are available for:
First time students
Homeschool students
Transfer students
KCTCS students
International students
Dual Credit High School Students

Admission to Midway’s Associate and Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs is selective. Students hoping to begin nursing careers with a science degree should be aware that a certain educational background or preparation is important to assure admission to the nursing program. Please review our full list of nursing admission criteria prior to applying.
ACEN SealThe ADN, BSN and MSN nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, Phone 404.975.5000,  (www.acenursing.org)

Students are eligible as “full-time and “part-time” students for Federal loans and may be eligible for Federal and/or State grants. (A full-time student is a student taking 12 credit hours or more per term; a part-time student is a student taking 6-12 credit hours.)

Visit Financial Aid page for more details.

Midway University works hard to provide quality degree programs at an affordable price for our students. Our online and evening undergraduate and graduate programs’ tuition is based on the number of credit hours taken each module. You can review our current credit hour tuition rates and fees online.

Make sure you get the whole picture before making your decision. First, complete your FAFSA so you can see what financial aid you are eligible to receive and complete your application. Once you are admitted to Midway University, you can meet with our Financial Aid Office to discuss all the eligible aid (federal, state and institutional) that you have access to. This is the only way to figure out the true cost and if you will have any out-of-pocket expenses to cover. We also have specific resource information for military students.

A full estimated BSN program cost list is available for download.

Midway University accepts transfer credits from regionally accredited institutions that are 100-level or higher with a grade of “C” or better.  At the time of admission, our Admissions Counselors will provide an unofficial evaluation of your transfer credit.  An official evaluation will be completed by the Registrar’s Office after acceptance.

Specific admissions details are available for:

Midway’s Nursing Faculty are always available via email, phone, face-to-face meetings or Zoom web meetings to assist our students. Our job is to work with you throughout the program to ensure your successful understanding of the concepts and curriculum components.

Midway University’s Student Success Center provides both Academic Support and Career Services resources for all Midway students. Academic Support includes one-on-one tutoring, small group tutoring and virtual (or online) tutoring. Workshops are held throughout the year to support student learning.

Career Services resources are available to students, alumni and others within our community to help them gain relevant and practical career readiness training through education and experiential learning within internships, job shadowing, career counseling and strategic corporate partnerships.

Midway University is regionally accredited by SACSCOC and as such its credits are transferable to both public and private regionally accredited institutions, however it is the determination of the receiving institution as to how and if the incoming courses will transfer.

Student Testimonial

“I came to Midway because I loved the atmosphere of a small campus. To my instructors and other faculty and students, I wasn't just another face, we all know each other by name."

Taylor Johnson '18

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Small Classes

Our average class size is 17 students allowing more interaction with faculty.

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Affordable

Annually 99% of our traditional undergraduates receive institutional aid.

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Personalized Attention

Our student to faculty ratio is 15 students to 1 faculty member.

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