Earn Your Nursing Degree Online With Purdue University Northwest

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Purdue Northwest online nursing programs offer working nurses like you a high-quality and affordable pathway to your next nursing credential. Gain real-world, practical training and expertise to advance in a career focused on improving the future of health care and making a positive, lasting impact on the quality of patient care.

Purdue Northwest—an Internationally Recognized College of Nursing

  • Purdue Northwest’s prestigious College of Nursing is designated as a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence—1 of just 64 nationwide.
  • For more than a decade, the College of Nursing has been an Indiana Center for Evidence Based Nursing Practice: a Joanna Briggs Institute Affiliate Group.

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What Our Graduates Say

Carole Rance

“My instructors always communicated clearly and responded promptly to any correspondence. The technology for online education is impressive, and PNW provides many resources for their nursing programs.”

– Carole Rance, MSN Graduate

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Purdue Northwest’s online Master of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).
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Online Flexibility and Convenience

  • Earn your Purdue Northwest nursing degree 100% online, on your schedule.
  • Accelerate your path to graduation—with on-demand course access, you can study anytime, anywhere.

Supportive and Interactive Learning With Expert Nursing Faculty

  • Learn from faculty with a passion to impact the future of nursing, whose reputation of excellence enhances curricular and student outcomes.
  • Work one-on-one with faculty advisors and access extensive student support services while pursuing your Purdue Northwest online degree.
  • Join a connected and supportive Purdue Northwest College of Nursing alumni and networking community.

Affordable Tuition

Top-Quality Nursing Degrees Made Attainable for Working RNs

Earn a valuable credential from a respected name in nursing education. Keep your tuition costs low with transfer credits, federal financial aid, and cost-effective tuition.

RN-to-BSN—Earn your BSN for under $11,000, with:

  • Up to 86 transfer credits
  • Tuition just $306.00/credit with our scholarship for new students

MSN—The Purdue Northwest MSN is surprisingly affordable compared to other universities, with:

  • Up to 9 transfer credits
  • Tuition just $467.44/credit
  • A $1,000 scholarship for Purdue Northwest RN-to-BSN alumni

See Notes and Conditions below.

Nursing Credits Taken With Purdue Northwest
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MSN: Nurse Executive
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MSN: Nurse Educator
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BSN Tuition and Scholarships: Tuition is based on a student transferring 86 credits toward the degree. Tuition for the 34 nursing credits required at PNW is $12,682. New students may receive a scholarship to reduce tuition for the nursing credits to $10,404. Program cost will increase for students who do not bring in maximum credit. Scholarship eligibility is subject to change for students who have previously dropped out of the program. Additional fees may apply. The University reserves the right to increase prices and/or discontinue the scholarship at any time. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Board of Trustees.

MSN Transfer Credits: Transfer dependent on program approval. Courses must fulfill curriculum requirements and must have been taken at a university that has national nursing accreditation. A grade of the equivalent of 3.0 (on a 4-point scale) or higher must be present for any transfer course and faculty will review syllabi for equivalence. NUR 51000, Research and Evidence Based Nursing Practice, all advanced core courses, and all specialty courses (applies to all concentrations) must be taken at PNW.

MSN Tuition and Fees: Tuition includes fees, with the exception of differential fees. Differential fees are $208.72 when registered for less than 8 hours and $265.55 for 8 hours or more and are assessed once each traditional semester. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Board of Trustees.

MSN Alumni Scholarship: Must have completed the PNW RN-to-BSN to be eligible for scholarship.