FAQs

How long will it take for me to earn a BSN?

Providing pre-requisite courses have been fulfilled, the BSN may be earned in two academic years and one summer.

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What is the cost of the Second Degree BSN?

The tuition for the Second Degree BSN is Villanova University's yearly tuition plus a summer; see Office of Financial Assistance for current rates. In addition to tuition and living expenses, other expenses you may anticipate include books; transportation to clinical sites; parking; uniforms; physical examination and required immunizations; stethoscope, protective mouthpieces and eye shields; CPR certification; background checks for specific clinical agencies; and standardized tests at the completion of major courses in preparation for the national licensure examination.

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Will all of my college credits transfer towards the BSN?

Any credits for a course taken at an accredited college or university will transfer provided that:

The course fits with Villanova's BSN curriculum.

A grade of C or better is earned.

The number of credits transferred does not exceed 67 credits.

The transfer of credit process is flexible in that credits from sciences, humanities, social/behavioral sciences and elective courses may be eligible for transfer.

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Transcript Submissions: Second Degree BSN

Second Degree BSN

Send Electronic Transcripts to: Kristin.Barkdoll@villanova.edu.

M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing
Second Degree BSN
Driscoll Hall Room 319
Attention: Kristin Barkdoll

Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

If you are sending a transcript for review, you may scan and email it to Kristin.Barkdoll@villanova.edu. Your communication MUST include your name, address, email address, phone number and date of birth.

Second Degree Options: BSNExpress Program and Alternate Sequence Curriculum

 

Contact us

Questions? Please contact:

Kristin Barkdoll, program assistant, at 610.519.7137

Colleen Meakim, program coordinator, at 610.519.7955

If you are sending a transcript for review you may scan and email it to Mrs. Barkdoll or fax it to her attention at 610-519-8365. Your communication MUST include your name, address, email address, phone number and date of birth.