Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University 

RN to BSN Program


If you are a registered nurse with an associate degree or diploma certificate in nursing, Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program can prepare you to take your career to the next level. Earn your BSN to sharpen your skills, broaden your understanding of best practice and prepare to take on more responsibilities as a leader in a hospital or healthcare organization.

GCU’s RN-BSN is tailored to meet the needs of the RN adult learner and to maximize the strengths that the working RN already possesses. Our university counselors provide an upfront time to completion, and our free cost estimator tools provide you with a general estimation of the cost of attendance.

  • Transfer Up to 90 Credits: Our free Lopes Credit Evaluation can help you determine how many credits will transfer to GCU.
  • Earn a BSN in 12 Months: GCU’s 5-week courses help you earn your degree in as little as 12 months.*


Program Specifics

Expected program completion time: As little as 12 months*

Course Length: 5 Weeks

Start Dates: Continuous enrollment, contact your GCU representative for start dates

Cost Per Unit: $470*

Total Program Credits Needed for Completion: 120; 90 credits can be transferred in


*Must transfer 90 semester credits accepted towards the required 120 credits to complete the program in 12 months.

*May qualify for a scholarship to reduce cost to $350 per unit

*The baccalaureate RN to BSN degree program at Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( GCU’s College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is also approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing.

*For more information about students who completed the program and other important information, please visit our website at Please note, not all GCU programs are available in all states and in all learning modalities. Program availability is contingent on student enrollment. Grand Canyon University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (800-621-7440;

To learn more about our scholarship opportunities and to get started today contact:

Lisa De Angelis, University Development Counselor

(619) 740-1861