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Budget for Master of Science Nursing (BSN-MSN)

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• All Budgets are Subject to Change

• The budget is for the student and educational expenses during the period of enrollment only.

 (All nursing programs are 12 months in length per academic year)

2017/2018

Master of Science Nursing

 First Year

BSN-MSN

Ambulatory

$870.00 per unit/19 units

 Second Year

BSN-MSN

Ambulatory

$870.00 per unit//16 units

First Year

BSN-MSN

Clinical Nurse

$870.00 per unit/21 units 

 Second Year

BSN-MSN

Clinical Nurse

$870.00 per unit/18 units

First Year

BSN-MSN

Nurse Leadership 

$870.00 per unit/18 units 

 

Second Year

BSN-MSN

Nurse Leadership 

$870.00 per unit/18 units

 

             
 Tuition & Fees            
 Tuition  $16,530.00  $13,920.00  $18,270.00  $15,660.00  $15,660.00  $15,660.00
 Clinical Fees  $640.00  $1,920.00  $640.00  $1,920.00  $640.00  $1,920.00
 Student Body Fees  $40.00  $40.00  $40.00  $40.00  $40.00  $40.00
 Graduation Fees  N/A  $350.00  N/A  $350.00  N/A  $350.00
 Total Fees  $17,210.00  $16,230.00  $18,950.00  $17,970.00  $16,340.00  $17,970.00
 Budget Items/Estimated Costs            
 Books & Supplies  $124.00  $0  $124.00  $0  $124.00  $0
 Living Expenses (R&B/Personal)  $21,077.00  $21,077.00  $21,077.00  $21,077.00  $21,077.00  $21,077.00
 Transportation  $2,000.00  $2,000.00  $2,000.00  $2,000.00  $2,000.00  $2,000.00
 CPR  N/A  N/A  $90.00 N/A  N/A  N/A
 Total Budget Components  $23,201.00  $23,077.00  $23,291.00  $23,077.00  $23,201.00  $23,077.00
 Loan Fees            
 Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees  $219.00  $219.00  $219.00  $219.00  $219.00  $219.00
 Grad PLUS Loan Fees  $861.00  $814.00  $939.00  $888.00  $824.00  $888.00
 Total Loan Fees  $1,080.00  $1,033.00  $1,158.00  $1,107.00  $1,043.00  $1,107.00
             
 Total Budget  $41,491.00  $40,340.00  $43,399.00  $42,154.00  $40,584.00  $42,154.00
             

The average indebtedness for the WesternU BSN-MSN programs for the last 4 years:

2013 Ambulatory  No graduates with WesternU debt                                                                                                                                                                                   
2014 Ambulatory  No graduates with WesternU debt          
2015 Ambulatory  $47,887
2016 Ambulatory  No graduates with WesternU debt          
2013 Clinical Nurse  No graduates with WesternU debt          
2014 Clinical Nurse  $41,000
2015 Clinical Nurse  No graduates with WesternU debt          
2016 Clinical Nurse  No graduates with WesternU debt          
2013 Nurse Leadership  No graduates with WesternU debt          
2014 Nurse Leadership  No graduates with WesternU debt          
2015 Nurse Leadership  $33,300
2016 Nurse Leadership  $59,999

 This was based on graduates that had WesternU debt.

The Master of Science in nursing programs has three disbursements per academic year.  One in the fall before school starts, one in the spring and one in the summer.  Please go to Ban Web for your actual disbursement date information for your program. 

To see a sample of what your loan repayment schedule may look like, please visit the Federal Student Aid Repayment Estimator Calculator.