by SJC Press Room

Saint Joseph's College of Maine announced that it is offering discounted tuition rates for the online RN to BSN program to eligible Maine community college nursing graduates.

Students from Central Maine Community College, Eastern Maine Community College, Kennebec Valley Community College, Northern Maine Community College, and Southern Maine Community College are eligible for special tuition rates of $225/credit (the majority of courses are 3 credits or $675/course) when they apply, are accepted, and enroll within one year of graduating with their Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN).

“Saint Joseph’s College enjoys a robust online nursing program. Ultimately, what differentiates us from other online programs is our faith-based core values and investment in people. Now our online program price point is more competitive than ever for recent Maine community college graduates,” said Nursing Program Director Dr. Anthony McGuire.

It is currently free to apply to Saint Joseph’s College’s online programs.

For more information: visit or call 1-800-752-4723 for more information.

About Nursing at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

The Saint Joseph’s College of Maine nursing program has achieved the highest–100%–pass rate of licensing exams for students in a BSN nursing program in the State of Maine. For calendar year 2018, SJC nursing graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate of NCLEX. The nursing program has enjoyed dramatic improvement in pass rates under the new leadership of Dr. Anthony McGuire, PhD, CCRN-K, ACNP-BC, FAHA. Since arriving in 2016, Dr. McGuire restructured the College’s nursing programs and elevated the level of workforce preparedness of its nursing graduates.

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine offers: an on-campus BSN, an online RN to BSN, an RN to MSN Fast Track, online graduate programs for FNP, nursing administration, nursing education, and two dual degrees for MSN/MBA and MSN/MHA. In August 2018, Saint Joseph’s College also launched Maine’s first Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program (MSN and post-master’s certificate).

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing and master’s degree program in nursing at Saint Joseph’s College are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

The nursing program intersects with other strong academic programs related to public health at Saint Joseph’s College including: scienceswellness, and exercise science.

A campaign is currently raising funds for the creation of the new Center for Nursing Innovation at Saint Joseph’s College.

Learn more about nursing at Saint Joseph’s College:

About Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at