Earn Your Nursing Degree Online With Purdue University Northwest

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As a nurse, you support everyone. Purdue Northwest is here to support you. We offer hard-working nurses like you a high-quality, affordable pathway to your next nursing credential. With our flexible, convenient online programs, you will gain the training and expertise you need to advance your career and develop the knowledge and skills to improve the future of health care in your community. Power onward at PNW.

Purdue Northwest—a Nationally 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 JBI Affiliate Center.

Explore Purdue Northwest Nursing Programs Online

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) granted continuing accreditation to the baccalaureate, master's and post-master's certificate programs with the next evaluation visit scheduled for Fall 2027.
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Online Flexibility and Convenience

  • Earn your Purdue Northwest nursing degree 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 who are passionate about the future of nursing and will guide you on your path to success. Their commitment to excellence enhances curricular and student outcomes.
  • Work one-on-one with faculty advisors and access extensive student support services.
  • Join a connected and supportive Purdue Northwest College of Nursing alumni and networking community.

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.

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Carole Rance, 2020 Graduate, MSN—Nurse Educator Program

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 $317.82/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 $482.69/credit
  • A $1,000 scholarship for Purdue Northwest RN-to-BSN alumni

See Notes and Conditions below.



Nursing Credits Taken With Purdue Northwest
Total Tuition With Transfer Credits and Scholarship

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 $13,083.88. New students may receive a scholarship to reduce tuition for the nursing credits to $10,805.88. Program cost will increase for students who do not bring in maximum credit. 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 Alumni Scholarship: Must have completed the PNW RN-to-BSN to be eligible for scholarship.

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.

Tuition and Fees: Tuition includes fees, with the exception of differential fees. Differential fees are $211.75 when registered for less than 8 hours and $269.40 for 8 hours or more and are assessed once each traditional semester. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Board of Trustees.