Master of Nursing

Costs of Attendance

Program costs

Factoring the cost of attendance should include both tuition/fees and the estimated program costs outlined below. 

Graduate tuition dashboard

Calculate annual and quarterly tuition/fees using the graduate tuition dashboard.

  • The full-time plan of study is 8-9 credits per quarter (7 quarters).
  • The part-time plan of study is 4-5 credits per quarter (12 quarters). 

Tuition exemption

The School of Nursing and Health Studies allows for the use of UW tuition exemption to be applied to one course only; BNURS 520. 

Additional costs and equipment to consider

  • UW Graduate School application fee of $85.00
  • Health & Safety administrative fee of $104.00 (Online vendor-CastleBranch cost for background check and immunizations)
  • Clinical Placement Northwest fee of $75.00  (only if required by partner)
  • BNURS 590 course fee of $75.00 (fee covers compliancy officer on staff for health and safety monitoring)
  • Textbooks as required by individual faculty and specific courses 
  • Desktop computer or laptop 
  • Printer (if you prefer to read journals and other readings on paper; not online)
  • Web camera if needed for video conferencing 
  • Microphone and headset for video conferencing 
  • Internet service when off campus
  • Reliable transportation for commuting to community sites for fieldwork or class projects with partners

For more information, see the average graduate and professional student budget provided by the UW Office of Financial Aid.

Paying for graduate school

Various types of financial support, including scholarships, grants, loans, and employment, are available to support students during their programs of study.

Updated April 2022