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Accelerated B.S.N. Program - Aberdeen

About the Program

The accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program at our Aberdeen site, which we also offer in Rapid City and Sioux Falls, is designed for students who wish to obtain a B.S.N. in as little as 12 months. In Aberdeen, the program starts each January. Students take coursework and participate in lecture, on-campus labs and clinical rotations in Aberdeen and surrounding communities. Classes meet on the campus of Northern State University.

Main Information 

Before applying to the accelerated B.S.N. program, you must:

The application to the accelerated B.S.N. program in Aberdeen is available on NursingCAS around Feb. 1 each year. The priority deadline for Aberdeen is April 1; however, applications will be considered on a rolling basis after April 1 with a final deadline of November 1. Any changes or updates to this deadline can be found on the nursing application .

Check out our FAQs or please email or call our academic advisor if you have any questions.

StatePrice per creditEstimated curriculum cost
South Dakota Residents$408$25,296
South Dakota Advantage
(Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, Illinois and Wisconsin)
Minnesota Reciprocity$458$28,396

» Estimated cost is based on 2023-2024 BOR tuition/fees.

» Additional costs will be incurred throughout the B.S.N. program, including but not limited to textbooks, background checks, AIT bundle, etc.

Financial Aid

SDSU is committed to helping students find the resources available to help pay for college — our Office of Financial Aid is here for you.

Admitted students must purchase a laptop computer that meets our computer requirement (unless you already have one) and complete the undergraduate nursing compliance requirements.

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