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Valuable. Flexible. Convenient. 

RN's with a BSN are in demand. We help you succeed by creating a custom RN to BSN program of study to fit your life and goals for your future. It's more than a time investment. That's why Northwestern's online tuition is ranked most affordable. You will become even better equipped to use your passion for helping others and expand your career options. 

  • 100% Online
  • 8-week Courses 
  • Affordable Tuition
  • Transfer Friendly

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Affordable Excellence

Choose an RN to BSN program recognized for its value and quality. Northwestern's online program is ranked 11 in a list of the Top Best Value Online RN to BSN Programs by and one of the only Midwest college's to be ranked among the Top 50 by No hidden costs, transcription evaluation fee or application fee! 

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Katie Paauw NWC RN-BSN student

Called to Care

Katie has always had a passion for caring for others, so becoming a nurse just made sense. She's preparing for new career roles and ways to care by earning her BSN online.

Katie's story


Rx for career growth

Laura Hurley became a nurse because she was inspired by her mom. She wanted to earn her BSN at a Christian college, so she's enrolled in Northwestern's online RN-to-BSN program, earning her degree while also working as a senior care nurse.


The BSN degree at Northwestern is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( and approved by the Iowa Board of Nursing.