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 @ $966.00 per unit

Tuition & Fees  
Tuition  28,014
Clinical Fees  2,127
Student Body Fees  40
Graduation Fees  180
Total Fees 30,361
Budget Items/Estimated Costs  
Books & Supplies  2,500
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal)  24,195
Transportation  1,100
Background Check/Drug Screening  120
CPR  90
Typhon Clinical Log System 100
Total Budget Components 28,105
Loan Fees  
Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees  217
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 1,621
Total Loan Fees 1,838
Total Budget 60,304

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

2018 Graduates  $36,461                                                                                                         
2019 Graduates $37,360
2020 Graduates $34,331
2021 Graduates $51,246

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.