Financial Aid

Budget for Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)


• 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)



Family Nurse Practitioner

First Year


29 units @ $921.00 per unit

Tuition & Fees  
Tuition  $26,709.00
Clinical Fees  $2,031.00
Student Body Fees  $40.00
Graduation Fees  $350.00
Total Fees $29,130.00
Budget Items/Estimated Costs  
Books & Supplies  $1,546.00
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal)  $21,864.00
Transportation  $2,000.00
Background Check/Drug Screening  $120.00
CPR  $90.00
Total Budget Components $25,620.00
Loan Fees  
Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees  $218.00
Grad PLUS Loan Fees  $1,464.00
Total Loan Fees $1,682.00
Total Budget $56,432.00

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.