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Let Midway University's RN-to-BSN online program help you save money and advance your career on your on schedule.

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12 to 24 Months
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Only $295 per credit hour
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ACEN SealThe online RN to BSN program is designed for working nurses. Our high-quality, convenient, online program offers registered nurses a seamless transition into more advanced course work. Our curriculum combines general education courses with professional nursing theory, complex critical thinking, and limited practicum experiences. Consistent with the mission and goals of the University, our accredited nursing programs prepare nurses as leaders who can provide health care to individuals, families, groups, and populations of diverse cultures in a variety of settings.

All coursework can be completed online (except two practicum courses), which makes our online RN to BSN program a convenient option for working nurses to complete their education. The degree can be completed in 12 to 24 months, so you can complete your education in the timeframe that best serves you. Students have the option to start five times throughout the year-January, March, June, August, or October.

Affordable Tuition & Savings

Midway University's online RN-BSN tuition is the lowest in Central Kentucky and one of the most affordable in the region.

Midway alumni can save even more money with our alumni discount and nurses employed through one of our Business Advantage Partners can save up to 15% off their tuition.

Top Ranked RN to BSN Program

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Midway University's nursing programs continue to receive high marks and rankings.

In 2021, ranked our online RN to BSN Program among its highest at #3. This is not only because of the quality of our program but the affordability and flexibility of the program format.

Review this complete ranking and others on our Rankings page.

Program Highlights

Review course details, admission requirement, and more about Midway University's highly-ranked RN to BSN program.

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 6 percent from 2021 to 2031, as faster as the average for all occupations. The annual national salary for a registered nurse is $77,600 and in Kentucky it is $67,260.

Individuals with a Bachelor of Science Nursing degree often work in health care and can serve in such roles as:

  • Clinical hospital staff nurse
  • Non-clinical hospital staff nurse
  • Non-hospital nurse

Program Resource Documents


RN-BSN Course Catalog

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 RN-BSN program which is fully online 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.

Step One – Apply to Midway

Students must first apply and be admitted into Midway University. We offer a simple online application process. Create your account, submit all materials and track your application status conveniently online.

Step Two – Apply to the Nursing Program

Once you complete your university application, our admissions staff will forward your file to the Director of the BSN program, who will then contact you for an admission interview. One professional reference will be required. That form will be provided.

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

Admission to Midway’s RN-BSN program is selective. Students entering the RN-BSN program must be registered nurses who have previously earned either an Associate degree or diploma in nursing and have a current RN license. Please review our full list of RN-BSN admission criteria prior to applying.

ACEN SealYes. The 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 (

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.

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:

Students have the option to start five times throughout the year-January, March, June, August or October.

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

"Nursing is more than passing meds and checking vitals. The BSN program makes nurses dig deeper and look past the patient’s physical self and look at care as a whole body of work. I am grateful that I was able to continue my education at Midway and I hope that I am representing them well in the hospital.”

Sullivan (Sully) Simpson '21 BSN 

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Small Classes

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

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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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