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Dallas LVN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at WCU-Texas

At West Coast University-Texas, every part of our program is designed with our students’ needs in mind. This includes creating a Dallas LVN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) bridge program for Licensed Vocational Nurses who want to leverage their current degree and experience to become RNs.

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LVN to BSN Program Highlights

WCU’s student-centric approach means you get one-on-one support every step of the way, from no-cost tutoring to Student Success advisors. We are continuously pursuing more effective and innovative ways to make a nursing education accessible to students who have the passion to make a difference in their communities.

<p><strong>No Waitlists</strong></p>
<p>With no waitlist, you can start your BSN degree in Dallas now and begin making a difference sooner. Accelerated and Evening and Weekend options available</p>

No Waitlists

With no waitlist, you can start your BSN degree in Dallas now and begin making a difference sooner. Accelerated and Evening and Weekend options available

<p><strong>Accelerated Program Pace</strong></p>
<p>Complete the LVN to BSN program in as little as 34 months. </p>

Accelerated Program Pace

Complete the LVN to BSN program in as little as 34 months. 

<p><strong>Simulation Labs</strong></p>
<p>Work through real-life scenarios in our technologically advanced simulation labs, equipped with high-fidelity manikins that cry, sweat, and react like real patients.</p>

Simulation Labs

Work through real-life scenarios in our technologically advanced simulation labs, equipped with high-fidelity manikins that cry, sweat, and react like real patients.

<p><strong>Clinical Support</strong></p>
<p>With a diverse range of clinical partners, our clinical advisors can help you find a local placement that aligns with your interests.</p>

Clinical Support

With a diverse range of clinical partners, our clinical advisors can help you find a local placement that aligns with your interests.

<p><strong>NCLEX Preparation</strong></p>
<p>Get individualized support as you prepare for your licensure examination to become a registered nurse (RN).</p>

NCLEX Preparation

Get individualized support as you prepare for your licensure examination to become a registered nurse (RN).

<p><strong>One-on-One Support</strong></p>
<p>Receive personalized attention and support from the moment you step onto campus, to beyond graduation.</p>

One-on-One Support

Receive personalized attention and support from the moment you step onto campus, to beyond graduation.

Student Life at WCU - Texas

Join a diverse community of passionate, dedicated individuals at WCU-Texas. With a culture that feels like a family, you will have all the support you need to be the best you can be. Join a study group to learn from your classmates or get some guidance through peer tutoring sessions. With small classroom sizes, you’ll have the opportunity to get to know your professors and get insight into the healthcare industry. Find a community that helps you build on your strengths and reach your academic goals.

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Additional Information about the LVN to BSN in Texas

West Coast University -Texas works diligently to stay at the forefront of the health care industry. By embracing a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success, we deliver healthcare education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability. This dedication helps graduates from our nursing program to gain the competencies they need to be successful in the nursing profession.

WEST COAST UNIVERSITY - TEXAS BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Choose when to begin with multiple starts per year
  • Gain real-life, hands-on experience in the dynamic Simulation Center
  • Lifetime career planning advice, resume writing guidance and interview preparation
  • Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify

West Coast University –Texas supports its LVN to BSN Dallas students beyond the last day of class. We are committed to helping our graduates throughout their nursing careers. Through our Career Services Department, we provide ongoing assistance with professional and career development through workshops and guidance for our students and graduates.

At WCU-Texas, our goal is to build both the skills and confidence required in the nursing field. Practice using high-fidelity manikins that cry, sweat, and react like real patients. Coupled with hands-on clinical experiences, our simulations give students the opportunity to master foundational skills and graduate with confidence.

Our LVN to BSN Dallas students experience a range of patient care situations from routine to emergency. During simulation sessions, each student practices the functions of a Registered Nurse, independently. The Simulation labs at West Coast University use a full range of scenarios at all levels of the core nursing program:

  • Medical and Surgical Units
  • Pediatrics
  • Maternity/OB
  • Mental Health

Passing the licensure exam is an essential milestone for all nurses. That’s why WCU-Texas helps prepare you every step of the way.

  • One-on-one support from NCLEX advisors
  • NCLEX bootcamps
  • No-cost tutoring
  • Access to a virtual library of educational books and videos
  • Green Light program

The LVN to BSN program in Dallas focuses on the preparation of nurses who are life-long learners and critical thinkers, and upon completion of the program, will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination to become a Registered Nurse.

The LVN to BSN Dallas program is a specialized program of study designed specifically for LVN Nurses. A total of 120 semester credits are required to earn the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN), including the completion of general education courses, lower and upper division didactic theory courses, and clinical experience.

To see Program Requirements and Curriculum, click here to Learn More

How Much Does The LVN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing in Dallas Program Cost?

We know school is a substantial commitment. At WCU, we want to equip you with all the information you need to make the right decision for your future.

Our goal is to give you a clear understanding of LVN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing in Dallas tuition costs so you can be well-informed as you navigate the application and enrollment process. To assist you in your decision, we provide a breakdown below of the LVN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing in Dallas program costs at West Coast University.

We offer several financial aid options – including scholarships, grants, and loan access – to help support you through your studies.

For more information about your financial support options, visit our financial aid page.

LVN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Degree Type Bachelor of Science
Total Program Credits 1201
Program Length 7 semesters
Full-Time Status (12 to 18 credits) $12,930
3/4-Time Status (9 to 11 credits) $10,750
1/2-Time Status (6 to 8 credits) $8,405
Less than 1/2-Time Status (under 6 credits) (per credit) $1,425
Total Tuition Cost (Full-Time) $90,510
Registration Fee (refundable) $75
Estimated Total Book Costs2 $4,596
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost2 $460
Estimate for Uniforms Fee2 $130
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Preparation Fees2 $1,945
Technology Fee2($100 per semester) $700
General Education Resource Fee4 $275
Estimated Total Program Costs $98,691

1 Includes 9 transfer credits for LVN license.

2 The Estimated Book, Uniform and Supply fees reflect the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2022 and are subject to change.

3 Technology Fee includes student technical support, Office 365, blended and online course delivery/learning management system, mobile app, student portal technology and access, and required electronic course materials/software.

4 The General Education Resource Fee includes costs associated with ATI Smart Prep materials. The General Education Resource Fee will be waived for Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Veteran Spouse, Department of Defense employees, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.

Note 1: Students who wish to take Challenge Exams will be subject to a fee of $100 for each Challenge exam. Please see the campus Bursar Office for a full price listing.

Note 2: Course Audits - If a course(s) is being audited, credits for these courses will be included for the student's schedule status for billing, based on the schedule statuses and amounts shown above. Pre-licensure Nursing students should refer to the program's Dismissal Policy for information surrounding course auditing.

Note 3: The Total Tuition Cost can be converted to Cost per Credit Hour by using the following calculation:

Total Tuition Cost ($90,510) divided by the Total Program Credits (120) = Cost per Credit Hour ($754).

LVN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Evening and Weekend*

Degree Type Bachelor of Science
Total Program Credits 1201
Program Length 8 semesters
Full-Time Status(12 to 18 credits) $11,941
3/4-Time Status (9 to 11 credits) $9,928
1/2-Time Status (6 to 8 credits) $7,762
Less than 1/2-Time Status (under 6 credits) (per credit) $1,425
Total Tuition Cost (Full-Time) $91,5022
Registration Fee (refundable) $75
Estimated Total Book Costs3 $4,596
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost3 $460
Estimate for Uniforms Fee3 $130
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Preparation Fees3 $1,945
Technology Fee4 ($100 per semester) $800
General Education Resource Fee5 $275
Estimated Total Program Costs $99,783

11 Includes 9 transfer credits for LVN license.

2 The Evening & Weekend Schedule results in 6 semesters at full time, and 2 semesters at 3/4 time.

3 The Estimated Book, Uniform and Supply fees reflect the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2022 and are subject to change.

4 Technology Fee includes student technical support, Office 365, blended and online course delivery/learning management system, mobile app, student portal technology and access, and required electronic course materials/software.

5 The General Education Resource Fee includes costs associated with ATI Smart Prep materials. The General Education Resource Fee will be waived for Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Veteran Spouse, Department of Defense employees, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.

Note 1: Students who wish to take Challenge Exams will be subject to a fee of $100 for each Challenge exam. Please see the campus Bursar Office for a full price listing.

Note 2: Course Audits - If a course(s) is being audited, credits for these courses will be included for the student's schedule status for billing, based on the schedule statuses and amounts shown above. Pre-licensure Nursing students should refer to the program's Dismissal Policy for information surrounding course auditing.

Note 3: The Total Tuition Cost can be converted to Cost per Credit Hour by using the following calculation:

Total Tuition Cost ($90,502) divided by the Total Program Credits (120) = Cost per Credit Hour ($754).

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WCU provides career guidance and assistance but cannot guarantee employment.

Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, the University has moved some of the on-ground courses into a distance education modality. However, as soon as the COVID-19 circumstances change, students will be expected to return on campus to complete their program onsite in the regular learning modality as approved by WSCUC and outlined in the university catalog.