FAQ

What is the tuition cost for the RN-BS program?
Tuition is $346 per credit for the 2018-2019 school year.

How long does the RN-BS program take to complete?
The RN-BS is an accelerated degree completion program taking 15 months to complete.

Can I transfer credits?
You can transfer up to 90 credits towards your Elms RN-BS degree.

How many residency credits are required?
Thirty (30) residency credits are required.

What is the program format?
Elms’ RN-BS degree is delivered in a cohort model with individualized advising. You and your peers will progress through the program together in a supportive group.

What is the course schedule for the RN-BS program?
The course schedule for the RN-BS program is divided into four semesters — Fall I, Spring, Summer, and Fall II. Please refer to our Program Locations and Schedule page for the course schedule for each semester.

What time of day are classes held?
Course start times vary depending on the site where courses are held. Currently, courses are offered on the Elms College main campus in Chicopee and off-campus through partnerships with Mount Wachusett Community College, Quinsigamond Community College, Greenfield Community College, Holyoke Community College, and Berkshire Health Systems. For more information, please see our Program Locations and Schedule page.