RN to BSN program 
Student satisfaction

OUR PROMISE: You’ll stand out here—and be empowered to lead a life of significance. 

Your experience in the online RN to BSN program at Northwestern is different. We want you to feel valued and connected. Our program director, faculty and staff invest in you so you can grow, be encouraged, and apply what you learn immediately.
Hear what our students say!  


#1 in overall satisfaction
Student responses rank NWC as #1 among peer institutions on their overall satisfaction in the RN-BSN program.


Excellent teaching  
Students' average rating of their teacher is a 4.5 on a 5 point scale in all online undergraduate programs 


High in learning core knowledge
Student responses rank NWC as #2 among peer institutions on learning core knowledge in the RN-BSN program.  


Best advisor
Students rank their RN-BSN program advisor higher than the average peer institution student response.  


Top quality of nursing instruction
Students rate the quality of their nursing instructor an average 6 on a 7 point scale, higher than peer institution ratings.  

Student responses are collected through the IDEA system and Skyfactor questionnaire, a report providing a comparison of our institution's factor and questions means and the means of peer and all participating institutions.