Below are answers to frequently asked questions about Carson-Newman online studies. To speak with an Enrollment Advisor who can help answer questions over the phone, call 888.293.9444.

Is C-N’s online nursing program accredited?

Yes, C-N’s online program is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

How much does the RN-BSN cost?

The RN-BSN online tuition is $350 per credit hour. Carson-Newman accepts many forms of financial and military aid, as well as employer tuition reimbursement. Please see the Tuition and Financial Aid page for more information.

Are the classes 100% online?

Yes, the classes are 100% online, excluding the practicum and clinicals.

What are the requirements to apply to an online RN-BSN degree at C-N?

To be admitted to the RN-BSN program you must have the following:

  • Unencumbered RN license

  • Associate’s degree in Nursing or Diploma in Nursing

  • 2.75 Cumulative GPA (not flexible)

  • All official transcripts

Where can I find information on applying to C-N?

You can find more information, including the application, on this page. Or contact your Carson-Newman Enrollment Advisor at 888.293.9444.

What are the language requirements for international students?

Foreign students must have achieved at least one of the following:

  • TOEFL: 210 (computer), 79 (internet)

  • IELTS: 6.5

  • Pearson: 53