Claflin University's Nursing Program Named a Top 10 Online Nursing School in South Carolina
Jun 27, 2019
Claflin University's RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program was named one of the 10 Best Online RN to BSN Nursing Schools in South Carolina 2019. The 2019 rankings, published by TopRNtoBSN.com, features universities and colleges from across the Palmetto State. The schools were selected based on criteria including cost, reputation and salary expectation. Top RN to BSN is an online resource for prospective nursing students, offering reviews, rankings and up-to-date scholarship and financial information for some of the best nursing programs around the country.
Claflin's RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program recently received accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Board of Commissioners retroactive from October 1, 2018 until June 30, 2024. CCNE Accreditation ensures that the nursing program consistently demonstrates quality in mission and governance, institutional commitment and resources, and curriculum and teaching-learning practices. It also establishes that the program is effective in assessment and achievement of program outcomes. These are the hallmark attributes of a high-quality nursing program.
Claflin launched the RN to BSN program in August 2016. A partnership with Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College and The Regional Medical Center provides a pipeline for students to earn their bachelor's degree at Claflin in less than 18 months. Since the program's inception, more than 50 graduates have completed the 100 percent online program and have earned the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. Claflin is the only institution of higher education between Columbia and Charleston, S.C., and the only historically black college/university in South Carolina that offers a bachelor's degree in nursing.