You can apply online beginning in August of each year. Applications are reviewed as received.
Students may continue to apply after the priority admission date and will be reviewed for admission.
The RN to BSN program accepts students each semester.
The RN to BSN program is 3 semesters.
New students to Fairmont State University must submit the regular application for admission.
All students must submit a nursing application (found on the nursing website). The nursing program application does not have a fee.
There is no limit to the RN-BSN program at present.
The RB-BSN program is taught online with clinicals scheduled close to the student’s residence or place of employment, when possible.
Students are required to complete the Fairmont State University core curriculum requirements and support courses in management and statistics. Many of these courses are offered online and can be taken in conjunction with nursing courses.
Tuition and fees are based on the number of credit hours taken and is set by the University.
There is an online fee for each course.
Additionally, books and supplies can range from $250-$1,000.
At graduation, the cost of licensure and to take the NCLEX-RN exam is approximately $300.
Meet general admission and course placement requirements at Fairmont State University.
Apply to the University and the College of Nursing designating the Baccalaureate of Nursing as the major field of study.
Submit office college or diploma transcripts.
Submit a copy of your RN license.
Hold an active unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse as a pre-requisite for enrollment in NURS 3380 and above.
Have an maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA and a C or above in all courses counted toward a BSN.
Many of our students work full-time and have families. Our program is rigorous and fast-past format that requires a lot of time and energy.
Students admitted to the RN-BSN program will complete an online orientation program.
For more information, visit www.fairmontstate.edu/schoolofnursing, or call the College of Nursing at 304-367-4133.