Budget for Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN/FNP)

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• All budgets are estimated costs and subject to change.

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


Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner

First Year


$966.00 per unit/26 units

Second Year


$966.00 per unit/23 units

Tuition & Fees    
Tuition 25,116 22,218
Clinical Fees 2,127 2,127
Student Body Fees 40 40
Graduation Fees N/A 350
Total Fees 27,283 24,735
Budget Items/Estimated Costs    
Books & Supplies 2,128 100
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal) 24,195 24,195
Transportation 1,100 1,100
Background Check/Drug Screening 120 60
CPR 90 N/A
Typhon Clinical Log System 100 N/A
Total Budget Components 27,733 25,455
Loan Fees    
Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan Fees 217 217
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 1,469 1,264
Total Loan Fees 1,686 1,481
Total Budget 56,702 51,671

 The average indebtedness for the WesternU Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner program for the last 4 years:

2016 Graduates $71,905
2017 Graduates $73,830
2018 Graduates $77,183
2019 Graduates $70,306

This was based on graduates that had WesternU debt.

The Master of Science in Nursing/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 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.