August 14, 2019
Francis Marion ranks among nation’s best online RN-to-BSN programs
Francis Marion University’s RN-to-BSN Nursing program has been named one of the nation’s 25 Best Online RN-to BSN-Programs by RegisteredNursing.org, a national nursing advocacy organization.
The organization analyzed more than 400 nursing programs across the nation using a variety of criteria the evaluated the quality of the school and its affordability. Francis Marion was ranked 21st.
RegisteredNursing.org considered student’s performance on licensure tests, the accessibility and affordability of the program and the amount of financial aid available to students. It also assessed how well the program supports students during school, throughout the licensure process, and into the career field.
FMU’s nursing program has long been recognized as one of the best in the region. It has grown steadily and not includes not only undergraduate programs, like the RN-to-BSN program and the undergraduate BSN degree; but advanced practice degrees in family practice, gerontology, nursing education and psychiatry, and a doctorate of nursing practice.