RN to B.S.N. frequently asked questions
Where are classes held?
Most classes are held at Schoolcraft Community College in Livonia. Some will take place on Wayne State's main campus in Midtown Detroit. Both campuses are easily accessible from Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.
Must I have at least 6 months work experience before I apply to the pathway?
No, there is no work experience required before applying to the pathway.
How long will it take to earn my B.S.N.?
The length of the program is dependent on the number of transferable credits. To learn more about WSU transfer credit plans and transfer credit evaluation, visit transfercredit.wayne.edu or contact a College of Nursing academic services officer at 313-577-4082.
How much is tuition?
Tuition rates can be found on the WSU tuition and fees website.
Am I eligible for Wayne State University scholarships, grants and financial aid?
Yes, students are considered for all WSU scholarships, grants and financial aid. Students must be at least part-time (6 credits) to be eligible for financial aid. Visit WSU financial aid for more information.
I currently work as a nurse, can I take advantage of my organization’s tuition benefit?
Yes, contact your Human Resources department for details about how to use a tuition benefit.
How do I apply to the program?
Students are admitted to the program annually, for the fall semester. Please review the information on the Admission page which includes criteria for admission as well a link to apply online.
How will I receive notification of admission to the pathway?
Students are notified via email of an acceptance decision.
I earned an associate's degree in nursing; how do I learn more about the Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO) general education transfer agreement?
To learn more about the MACRAO general education transfer agreement, visit the WSU Transfer Credit Evaluation website.
- I completed a hospital based diploma program. Am I eligible for admission?