Financial Aid

Budget for Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)


• All budgets are estimated costs and subject to change.

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



Family Nurse Practitioner

First Year


29 units @ $921.00 per unit

Tuition & Fees  
Tuition  26,709
Clinical Fees  2,031
Student Body Fees  40
Graduation Fees  350
Total Fees 29,130
Budget Items/Estimated Costs  
Books & Supplies  1,546
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal)  22,323
Transportation  2,000
Background Check/Drug Screening  120
CPR  90
Total Budget Components 26,079
Loan Fees  
Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees  217
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 1,479
Total Loan Fees 1,696
Total Budget




The average indebtedness for the WesternU Family Nurse Practitioner program for the last 4 years:

2016 Graduates  $33,846                                                                                                          
2017 Graduates $36,125
2018 Graduates $36,461
2019 Graduates $37,360

This was based on graduates that had WesternU debt.

The Family Nurse Practitioner program 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.

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