BSN to DNP--Tuition and Fees
Family Nurse Practitioner
Tuition and Fees
Tuition rates for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner Program 2015-16 are:
79 semester credits at $1080.00 per credit $85, 320.00
Additional costs may include:
|GRE Exam (see GRE website)||$80.00-$160.00|
|Required textbooks (estimate)||$500.00-1000.00 per year|
|Laboratory fees (estimate)||$100.00 per year|
|Background check fee||$15.00|
|Health requirement clearance||$40 initial, $10 updates|
|Professional liability insurance (estimate)||$20.00|
Click here to see the BSN to DNP-Full-Time-Tuition/Curriculum sheet
Click here to see the BSN to DNP-Part-Time-Tuition/Curriculum sheet
Affordability and Financial Aid
At PLU our goal is to create a partnership that is financially feasible for you to pursue your studies. Financial assistance from PLU, federal and state financial aid programs, outside scholarship resources, payment options and careful planning help make PLU affordable. More information, links and forms can be found at the DNP “Financial Aid” webpage.
Cost Comparison as of 14-15 academic year:
The PLU Doctor of Nursing Practice degree is comparable and often lower in cost to other regional private, as well as public and online programs:
UW Seattle—3 years—$97,812
Seattle University—4 years post-master’s only MSN FNP 2 years + post-MSN DNP 2 years—$84,910
University of Portland—4 years—$89,225
What types of financial assistance can a Graduate/Doctoral student explore?
As you look at graduate programs, there are four types of funding sources you should look into:
- Federal or State Resources (loans or grants)
- Institutional Resources (scholarships, grants, fellowships from the university to which you are applying)
- Outside Resources (non-profit organizations, foundations, or bank loans)
- Federal Loan Forgiveness Programs (not an initial source of funding, but an option for mitigating federal loan debt).
More information can be found at the DNP “Financial Aid” webpage.