2017 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Nursing Degrees

71% of users found this page helpful Was this page helpful?
Nursing-Most Affordable Online Colleges-2017-Badge

Each of the 25 online schools on this list offers an affordable bachelor’s degree in nursing. Eighteen of these colleges offer annual tuition rates under $10,000 and the average tuition of these 25 schools is $8,779. Offering an RN to bachelor of science program, Georgia State University is the most affordable school on this list with a tuition rate of $4,050 per year. University of the Cumberlands, coming in second place, also offers an affordable RN to BSN program for $6,368 annually. All schools on this list offer at least one online bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration. We also provide rankings of the most affordable nursing master's degrees.

Find an Online Degree:
All tuition numbers were manually collected and verified
Rank College Annual Tuition
#1 #1 Georgia State University Annual Tuition $4,050
#2 #2 University of the Cumberlands Annual Tuition $6,368
#3 #3 Broward College Annual Tuition $7,309
#4 #4 Union College - KY Annual Tuition $7,500
#5 #5 Fayetteville State University Annual Tuition $7,554
#6 #6 Southeastern University Annual Tuition $7,750
#7 #7 University of North Georgia Annual Tuition $7,770
#8 #8 SUNY College at Plattsburgh Annual Tuition $8,178
#9 #9 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Annual Tuition $8,640
#10 #10 Alderson Broaddus University Annual Tuition $8,850
#11 #11 Nevada State College Annual Tuition $8,900
#12 #12 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Annual Tuition $8,910
#13 #13 Mississippi College Annual Tuition $8,940
#14 #14 Southeast Missouri State University Annual Tuition $9,120
#15 #15 Minot State University Annual Tuition $9,258
#16 #16 Western New Mexico University Annual Tuition $9,451
#17 #17 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $9,600
#18 #18 Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Annual Tuition $9,720
#19 #19 Granite State College Annual Tuition $10,050
#20 #20 University of Missouri at Saint Louis Annual Tuition $10,065
#21 (tie) #21 (tie) Dakota Wesleyan University Annual Tuition $10,075
#21 (tie) #21 (tie) Tennessee Wesleyan University Annual Tuition $10,075
#23 #23 Saint Cloud State University Annual Tuition $10,423
#24 #24 Hondros College of Nursing Annual Tuition $10,440
#25 #25 Hannibal-LaGrange University Annual Tuition $10,470
Find an Online Degree:
  • Annual Tuition: $4,050
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 55%
  • Example Classes:
    Caring for Families and Communities; Leadership and Management in Nursing; Pathophysiology for RNs; Policy, Planning & Trends; Professional Nursing Concepts; Synthesis of Professional Nursing Practice

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $6,368
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes:
    Community Healthcare; Global Health Nursing; Healthcare and Social Policy; Healthcare Communication; Nursing in a Multicultural Environment; Statistics for Nursing

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $7,309
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, ACEN, and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Contemporary Issues in Aging; End-of-Life; Ethics/Legal Aspects; Nurse as a Scholar; Nursing Care of Vulnerable Populations; Nursing Informatics

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Example Classes:
    Emerging and Persistent Issues in Nursing and Healthcare; Evidence Based Practice and Research; Healthcare Informatics; Management and Leadership in Nursing; The Professional Role; Transcultural Nursing
  • Annual Tuition: $7,554
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 55%
  • Example Classes:
    Health Assessment Across the Life Span; Nursing Leadership Perspectives and Trends in Contemporary Nursing Practice; Nursing Research and Theory; Pathophysiology; Transcultural Nursing; Transition to Professional Nursing

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $7,750
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Example Classes:
    Clinical Applications for the RN; Community Nursing and Population Health; Health Assessment for the RN; Nursing Leadership and Management for the RN; Research and Evidence Based Practice; Transition to Baccalaureate Nursing Role

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $7,770
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and ACEN
  • Acceptance Rate: 61%
  • Example Classes:
    Cultural Immersion - A Healthcare Experience; Health Policy, Finance, and Regulation; Sociology of Aging; Teaching Adults in Nursing Practice; The Transformation to Professional Practice; Transcultural Communication in Nursing
  • Annual Tuition: $8,178
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 46%
  • Example Classes:
    Application of Research in Nursing Practice; Health Promotion and Social Justice; Human Nutrition; Public Health Nursing; Theoretical Foundations of Nursing

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $8,640
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 84%
  • Example Classes:
    Clinical Leadership I; Multicultural Public Health Nursing; Nursing Research & Quality Improvement Science; Practice of Professional Nursing I; Theories and Issues in Professional Nursing & Health Care; Transcultural Nursing
  • Annual Tuition: $8,850
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and ACEN
  • Acceptance Rate: 43%
  • Example Classes:
    Community as Client; Community Mental Health Nursing; Excellence in Nursing; Health Assessment; Nurse as Manager; Nursing Research

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $8,900
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NWCCU and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 50%
  • Example Classes:
    Biostatistics for Nursing; Caring in Nursing Communities; Engaging in Leadership & Health Policy; Nursing in the Global Environment; Scholarly Inquiry of Nursing; Theory & Practice of Conscious Dying

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $8,910
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 98%
  • Example Classes:
    Bioethics; Biostatistics; Crisis Intervention; Into the Woods, Out of the Woods:Utopias and Education; Population Focused Nursing
  • Annual Tuition: $8,940
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC, ACEN, and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 67%
  • Example Classes:
    Christian Perspectives in Ethics; Community Health Nursing Clinical; Health Care Informatics; Nursing Leadership/Management Clinical; Transcultural Patterns of Health Care; Transition to Professional Practice

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $9,120
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Example Classes:
    Framework for Professional Nursing; Gerontological Nursing and Care of Older Adults; Holistic Assessment; Professional Practice: Community Health; Professional Practice: Leadership and Management; Research for Professional Practice

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $9,258
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and ACEN
  • Acceptance Rate: 57%
  • Example Classes:
    Child Health Nursing; Maternal Newborn Nursing; Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing; Public Health for the Professional Nurse I; Trends and Issues
  • Annual Tuition: $9,451
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC, ACEN, and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Community Health Theory; Critical Thinking in Professional Nursing; Gerontological Nursing; Health Care Policy I; Issues in Professional Nursing; Utilizing Resources

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $9,600
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 79%
  • Example Classes:
    Diversity; Ethical and Legal Considerations of Healthcare; Healthcare Management and Finance; Patient Assessment and Health Literacy; Scholarly Inquiry; Systems Leadership for Continuous Quality

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $9,720
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 72%
  • Example Classes:
    Applied Health Assessment; Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology; Interpersonal Skills in Nursing of Older Adults; Nursing Leadership and Management; Population Focused Care; Theoretical and Professional Foundations in Nursing

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $10,050
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Evidence-Based Nursing Care; Law and Ethics for Health Care and Human Services; Nursing Care of An Aging Population; Nursing Implications of Genetics; The Emerging U.S. Health Care System; The Nurse as Leader

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $10,065
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Example Classes:
    Ethics, Values, and Policy in Population Health; Health Assessment for the Professional Nurse; Leadership and Management for Professional Nursing; Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice for the Professional Nurse; Nursing Theory for Population Health; Statistics for Population Health
  • Annual Tuition: $10,075
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC, ACEN, and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 70%
  • Example Classes:
    Community Health/Chronic Disease; Exploring History and Culture; Family, Community and Populations; Leadership for the Baccalaureate Nurse I; Pathophysiology for Nursing; Service/Justice in the 21st Century

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $10,075
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 71%
  • Example Classes:
    Advanced Nursing; Community Health Nursing; Health Assessment; Nursing Synthesis; Professional Issues; Research in Nursing

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $10,423
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 87%
  • Example Classes:
    Child and Family Nursing; Cross Cultural Nursing and Global Health; Health Care of Populations; Holistic Adult Care Advanced Concepts; Nursing Leadership Capstone Practicum; Pathophysiology for Nursing Majors

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $10,440
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 74%
  • Example Classes:
    Community Health Nursing with Practicum; Cultural Competencies in Healthcare; Economics for Healthcare; Emergency and Disaster Preparedness in Nursing; Leadership & Management with Practicum; Quality and Safety for Today’s Nurse Leaders

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
  • Annual Tuition: $10,470
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC, ACEN, and CCNE
  • Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Example Classes:
    Bioethics; Community Health Nursing; Geriatric Nursing; Healthcare Today; Nursing Informatics; Nursing Theory

Online Bachelor's Degrees (1)

Learn More
71% of users found this page helpful Was this page helpful?
Recommendation rate refers to the percent of students who said they would recommend this school based on reviews submitted to our partner site, GradReports.com.
This indicates that a school has an annual tuition of $15,000 or less as reported to the National Center for Education Statistics or based on the school's website.