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Eastern Kentucky University has been recognized as the best RN-BSN program in the southeast region of the United States according to Nursing Process. Consistently recognized as a leading institution in nursing education, EKU ranked number 1 out of the 169 accredited RN-BSN programs in the region when evaluated on academic quality, the nursing school’s overall reputation, and affordability.

We recognize the work of registered nurses, which is why EKU offers the opportunity to earn your BSN from the comfort of your own home and on your own schedule. EKU also wants to honor the work that you are already doing in your field and award you transfer credits for the field knowledge you have acquired. This means that only 29 credits stand between you and your BSN degree!

EKU is often recognized for our esteemed nursing faculty that work with students on a personal and individualized level to help them earn their BSN degree and elevate their practice. Nursing Process praised EKU saying, “the curriculum prepares you for advanced positions in nursing through courses in health promotion, disease prevention, population health, and improvement of performance.”
What sets our program apart?

·         Ability to choose your own path

·         Accelerated Path allows you to graduate in 18 months

·         Traditional Path allows you time to focus on your other responsibilities

·         Credit for general education requirements based on:

·         Associate in nursing

·         NCLEX licensure

·         Professional experience

·         No campus visits ever required

·         Clinical projects can be completed in your own community

·         Personal advisors that follow you from application to graduation

EKU Online has been named one of the best online colleges in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. To learn more about how you can elevate your practice, earn transfer credits toward your degree, learn from esteemed faculty, and be a part of a nationally recognized RN-BSN program, call 859-622-8560 or