Palomar College


Earn Your RN to BSN at National University

National University has partnered with Palomar College to provide Palomar College RN-BSN students and alumni with a 25% tuition reduction scholarship.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Opportunity to save up to almost 50% off*
  • Degree can be completed in as few as 11 months
  • Dual Enrollment/Bridge opportunity
  • Networking and Traveling Nurse Career Opportunities
  • Accredited program by WASC and CCNE
  • Dedicated advisor support

About the RN to BSN Program

The RN to BSN program offers four- and eight-week courses, where students can focus on one class at a time while balancing school and their full time jobs. Classes are offered online or on-site at the Palomar College Rancho Bernardo Location (upon WASC approval). Dual Enrollment classes for Summer 2022 will be held in June, July, and August for students who decide to take classes on-site.* You’ll gain a foundation for professional nursing practice at the baccalaureate level to expand your clinical knowledge and further develop your critical-thinking, communication, and therapeutic skills.

RN to BSN Program Class Sequence Chart

*Subject to WASC approval and pandemic-related local State and Federal guidance.

Learn more about the RN to BSN completion program

Tuition Reduction Opportunities*

The National University partnership with Palomar College provides Palomar College RN-BSN students and alumni with a 25% tuition reduction scholarship. In addition to this scholarship, RN-BSN dually enrolled students will get 50% tuition reduction on three (3) specific classes.

The Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) scholarship is also available to eligible students. The ADT scholarship provides students with a $10,000** tuition reduction offer to apply to Bachelor programs, reducing tuition to only $7,000** per year. For ADT eligibility requirements, please visit our website.

**Assumes eight courses per year at $880 per course (maximum 20 courses).

Benefits of an RN to BSN Degree

In today’s market, a nurse with a BSN has a competitive advantage with increased qualifications and career advancement options. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities for registered nurses are expected to be plentiful. However, there may be tougher competition, depending on the area of the country. Generally, registered nurses who have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) will have better job prospects than those without one*.

The RN to BSN program at National University will help you build on the experiences you’ve had as a registered nurse, only further advancing your knowledge and skills.

* Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections Program.

Contact Us

We have a dedicated team of advisors ready to help you with this process. If you’re interested in pursuing your RN to BSN degree at National University, contact us today at [email protected] or (858) 206-9192.

Kelly Garske
For more information contact:
Kelly Garske
Center Director
[email protected]
858 210 0215

Why Choose National University?

  • Adult Focused for 50 Years: National University has been dedicated to providing accessible, achievable higher education to hard-working adults since 1971.
  • 4-Week Courses: Start sooner and finish faster with four-week courses, monthly start dates, and year-round enrollment.
  • 75+ Degree Programs: Choose from career-focused associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs designed to help you pursue your purpose and make an impact in your community.
  • Online or On-site: Study options designed to fit into your busy schedule.
  • Regionally Accredited: WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) accreditation means your education meets high standards and is transferable.
  • Veteran-Founded Nonprofit: National University is proud to be San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university.

About National University

National University, a veteran-founded nonprofit, has been dedicated to meeting the needs of hard-working adults by providing accessible, affordable, achievable higher education opportunities since 1971. As San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university, NU offers over 75 programs and four-week courses designed to help students reach their goals while balancing busy lives. Classes are offered online or on-site at locations in California. Since its founding, the NU community has grown to over 25,000 students and 180,000 alumni around the globe, many of whom serve in helping industries such as business, education, health care, cybersecurity, and law and criminal justice.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at National University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.