Florida SouthWestern State College

Degree/School/Length of Program:

BSN (includes ASN 4 years)

Florida SouthWestern State College is a public state college in Southwest Florida. The college has its main campus in Fort Myers in Lee County, satellite campuses in Charlotte and Collier counties, FSW has both regular day classes and a separate evening and weekend option for attendance.

Accreditation / Length of Program/ Estimated Cost:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)


Our BSN program can be achieved in 4 years and is a two-step process of obtaining an AS degree first and then continuing in our RN to BSN track to complete the BSN degree.

One advantage of our program is the tuition. Our Florida residents pay $113.36 per credit hour for any 1000 or 2000 level (AS Nursing) course and $125.71 for any 3000 – 4000 level (BS Nursing).

Classroom / Clinical Sites Location / When eligible to take Florida State Board Exams to become RN:

Charlotte Campus
26300 Airport Rd
Punta Gorda, FL

Charlotte and Lee county clinicals

Eligible to become RN after year 3
BSN completed in year 4 after being RN

Contact High School Students/Adult Learners/ Link to Nursing School:

Wendy Ortiz, M.ED.
Student Success Advisor
P 239-433-6964