Tuition and Fees

Nursing program cost of attendance 

These figures are for informational purposes only; to see the most up to date figures, please refer to the tuition website, at https://www.uwb.edu/tuition.  We encourage you to explore the cost of attendance and related university and program fees. If you are a Washington State or a UW employee, explore the Tuition Exemption Program.

The table below displays the combined tuition and fees for each academic quarter of the 2021-2022 year at UW Bothell for students taking between 10-18 credits.  

2021-2022 Academic year
Full time student (10 – 18 credits a quarter)


Washington State Resident

State Resident






$13, 260.00







Total Tuition & Fees



*Includes a one-time $330.00 new student enrollment and orientation fee.

Other program expenses


Background Check

$ 53.00

Health & Safety Package

$ 50.00

Estimated Cost of Books and Supplies for Entire Program 

$ 300.00 - $ 500.00

Background Check Renewal

$ 16.00

Deposits & fees

  • New applicants pay a $100.00 admission confirmation deposit upon acceptance. This deposit is applied to the first quarter of tuition. By paying the deposit, you are accepting the offer of admission to the RN-to-BSN program and securing your seat. If payment is not received by the deadline on the acceptance letter, the School of Nursing and Health Studies may rescind your offer of admission and offer it to another qualified applicant. Don't delay!
  • New Student Enrollment and Orientation Fee. New students are required to attend a UW Bothell orientation; the cost is $330.00. This will be billed as part of your first quarter tuition bill. For information or questions contact the Orientation and Transition Office
  • Health and Safety Requirements and Background Check Fee. Admitted applicants complete a background check which has a fee of $53.00 and a Health and Safety Requirements fee of $50.00 for a total of $103.00.
  • Course Fees. If there is a course fee, it will be noted in the course description.   BNURS 424 Community Health Nursing, has a $50.00 course fee.