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BS in Nursing | RN to BS

Nursing is among the fastest-growing professions in the United States. With three floors of science and state of the art simulation labs that mimic unlimited ailments, your training puts you in a great position to advance in the field of Nursing.

An aging population means more demand for nurses and our location in New York City puts you in the perfect position to access to those jobs.

Now with two programs to choose from:

  • A four-year full-time undergraduate program that prepares students to sit for the NCLEX Exam (BSN Pre-Licensure Nursing Program).
  • A flexible RN to BS program created specifically for working nurses.

Graduates of the St. Francis College Nursing Program go on to careers at many of the best hospitals and health care institutions in New York and nationally. Our well-rounded program prepares graduates to become:

  • Nurse practitioners
  • Clinical specialists
  • Administrator
  • Nurse educators

St. Francis students are accepted into top nursing graduate programs, including Columbia University Teacher's College, New York University, Pace University, and SUNY Downstate.

BS in Nursing

For First-time Freshmen and Transfers

The BS in Nursing is open to qualified high school graduates interested in preparing for the NCLEX Exam (BSN Pre-Licensure Nursing Program). The program includes two years of required course work and two years of experiential work in a real world environment as well as with state-of-the-art medical simulators.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accreditation agency, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health.

CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate and residency programs in nursing. CCNE serves the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices. As a voluntary, self-regulatory process, CCNE accreditation supports and encourages continuing self-assessment by nursing programs and supports continuing growth and improvement of collegiate professional education and post-baccalaureate nurse residency programs.

The baccalaureate degree programs in Nursing at St. Francis College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The CCNE is located at 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001. Phone #: (202) 887-6791 Website:

The baccalaureate degree program in Nursing and the RN/BS in Nursing Completion Program are registered and accredited by the New York State Education Department Office of the Professions. Website:

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