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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)

2016/2017

Master of Science Nursing

 First Year

BSN-MSN Ambulatory

$852.00 per unit/19 units

 Second Year

BSN-MSN Ambulatory

$852.00 per unit//17 units

First Year

BSN-MSN

Clinical Nurse

$852.00 per unit/21 units 

 Second Year

BSN-MSN

Clinical Nurse

$852.00 per unit/18 units

First Year

Nurse Leadership 

$852.00 per unit/18 units 

Second Year

Nurse Leadership 

$852.00 per unit/18 units

 

             
 Tuition & Fees            
 Tuition  $16,188.00  $14,484.00  $17,892.00  $15,336.00  $15,336.00  $15,336.00
 Clinical Fees  $627.00  $1,881.00  $0  $1,881.00  $0  $1,881.00
 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  $16,855.00  $16,755.00  $17,932.00  $17,607.00  $15,376.00  $17,607.00
 Budget Items/Estimated Costs            
 Books & Supplies  $124.00  $0  $124.00  $0  $124.00  $0
 Living Expenses (R&B/Personal)  $20,643.00  $20,643.00  $20,643.00  $20,643.00  $20,643.00  $20,643.00
 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  $22,767.00  $22,643.00  $22,857.00  $22,643.00  $22,767.00  $22,643.00
 Loan Fees            
 Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees  $219.00  $219.00  $219.00  $219.00  $219.00  $219.00
 Grad PLUS Loan Fees  $826.00  $817.00  $876.00  $853.00  $763.00  $853.00
 Total Loan Fees  $1,045.00  $1,036.00  $1,095.00  $1,072.00  $982.00  $1,072.00
             
 Total Budget  $40,667.00  $40,434.00  $41,884.00  $41,322.00  $39,125.00  $41,322.00
             

The average indebtedness for the WesternU BSN-MSN programs for the academic year 2014/2015 are as follows: This was based on 2015 graduates that had WesternU debt.

Ambulatory Care Nurse $47,887.00

Nurse Leadership $33,300.00

There were no graduates for the Clinical Nurse program for 2015 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.