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Budget for Master of Science Nursing (BSN-MSN)

2020/2021

• All budgets are estimated costs and subject to Change.

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

2020/2021

Master of Science Nursing

 1st Year

BSN-MSN

Ambulatory

$921.00 per unit/19 units

 2nd Year

BSN-MSN

Ambulatory

$921.00 per unit//16 units

1st Year

BSN-MSN

Clinical Nurse

$921.00 per unit/21 units 

 2nd Year

BSN-MSN

Clinical Nurse

$921.00 per unit/18 units

1st Year

BSN-MSN

Nurse Leadership 

$921.00 per unit/18 units 

 

2nd Year 

BSN-MSN

Nurse Leadership 

$921.00 per unit/18 units

 

             
 Tuition & Fees            
 Tuition  17,499  14,736  19,341  16,578  16,578  16,578
 Clinical Fees  677  2,031  677  2,031  677  2,031
 Student Body Fees  40  40  40  40  40  40
 Graduation Fees  N/A  350  N/A  350  N/A  350
 Total Fees  18,216  17,157  20,058  18,999  17,295  18,999
 Budget Items/Estimated Costs            
 Books & Supplies  124  0  124  0  124  0
 Living Expenses (R&B/Personal)  22,323  22,323  22,323  22,323  22,323 22,323
 Transportation  2,000  2,000  2,000  2,000  2,000  2,000
 CPR  N/A  N/A  90 N/A  N/A  N/A
 Total Budget Components 24,447  24,323   24,537 24,323  24,447  24,323
 Loan Fees            
 Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees  217 217  217  217  217  217
 Grad PLUS Loan Fees  948  898  1,030  976  951 767
 Total Loan Fees 1,165 1,115  1,247  1,193  1,168 984
             
 Total Budget 43,828  42,595 45,842 44,515  42,910 44,306
             

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

2016 & 2018 Ambulatory No graduates with WesternU debt          
2017 Ambulatory $20,500
2015 Clinical Nurse No graduates with WesternU debt          
2016 Clinical Nurse No graduates with WesternU debt          
2017 & 2018 Clinical Nurse No graduates with WesternU debt
2014 Nurse Leadership No graduates with WesternU debt          
2015 Nurse Leadership $33,300
2016 Nurse Leadership $59,999
2017 & 2018 Nurse Leadership No graduates with WesternU debt

 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 Student YOU Portal 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.