Tuition and aid

The Master of Nursing is a state-based tuition program. Tuition remains the same during a student’s first two academic years in the program. After year two, the tuition is subject to an increase (typically a 2-3% increase). Eligible UW and State employees may utilize UW tuition exemption to one course in the program.

StatusAnnual University Tuition and Fees
Full-time enrollment
Resident $18,993 (2023-2024 academic year; does not include summer quarter)
Non-Resident$33,096 (2023-2024 academic year; does not include summer quarter)
This table shows the amount of annual full-time tuition for residents and non-residents.

Stated estimations are unofficial for general planning purposes only and derived from the UW Graduate Tuition Dashboard. To be classified or reclassified as a resident visit the UW Guide – Understanding Washington State Residency

Tuition exemption

UW and Washington state employees may be eligible to use tuition exemption. In the MN program, it can be used toward two core courses: BNURS 520 and BNURS 522. These courses are year one in the program (winter and spring). For complete information on the School’s tution exemption policy and required eligiblity, see the student resources page.

Program fees

$132.00 fee for Health & Safety verification with our online vendor. Community partners may have additional onboarding costs. $75.00 course fee for the BNURS 590 which supports the salary of the health and safety compliance coordinator.

Loan forgiveness and cancellation

Veteran benefits

Scholarship resources