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DNP-Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (DNP/PMHNP) & DNP-Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (DNP/PMHNP-RN)

2024/2025

 

  • All budgets are estimated costs and subject to change
  • The budget is for the student and educational expenses during the period of enrollment only.
  • $1022.00 per credit hour – $791.00 clinical fees
  • This is a new program for 24/25

The DNP/PMHNP – RN (without 1 year RN experience) student budget is below the DNP/PMHNP budget

 

DNP/PMHNP – PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACITIONER

Tuition & Fees First Year DNP/PMHNP
12 Months – 1,022.00 per credit hour 20 units
Second Year DNP/PMHNP
12 Months – TBD/ per credit hour22 Units
Third Year DNP/PMHNP
12 Months – TBD/ per credit hour17 Units
Tuition 20,440 TBD TBD
Clinical Fees 1,582
Student Body Fees 40
Graduation Fees 0
Student Health Record Fee 43
Budget Items/Estimated Costs First Year DNP/PMHNP
12 Months
Second Year DNP/PMHNP
12 Months
Third Year DNP/PMHNP
12 Months
Books & Supplies 2,500 TBD TBD
Living Expenses (room + food) 23,216
Misc. Personal Expenses 7,469
Transportation 1,200
CPR 90
Typhon Clinical Log System 100
Loan Fees First Year DNP/PMHNP
12 Months
Second Year DNP/PMHNP
12 Months
Third Year DNP/NFLP
12 Months
Direct Unsubsidized Loan Fees 217 TBD TBD
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 1,539
Total Estimated Budget(subject to change) 58,436

• DNP/PMHNP – RN PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACITIONER (Without 1 year RN experience)

Tuition & Fees First Year DNP/PMHNP – RN
12 Months – 1,022.00 per credit hour/22 units
Second Year DNP/PMHNP – RN
12 Months – TBD/ per credit hour/18 Units
Third Year DNP/PMHNP – RN
12 Months – TBD/ per credit hour/17 Units
Tuition 22,484 TBD TBD
Clinical Fees 0
Student Body Fees 40
Graduation Fees 0
Student Health Record Fee 43
Budget Items/Estimated Costs First Year DNP/PMHNP-RN
12 Months
Second Year DNP/PMHNP-RN
12 Months
Third Year DNP/PMHNP-RNP
12 Months
Books & Supplies 1,250 TBD TBD
Living Expenses (room + food) 23,216
Misc. Personal Expenses 7,469
Transportation 1,200
CPR 90
Typhon Clinical Log System 100
Student Health Record Fee 43
Loan Fees First Year DNP/PMHNP-RN
12 Months
Second Year DNP/PMHNP-RN
12 Months
Third Year DNP/PMHNP – RN
12 Months
Direct Unsubsidized Loan Fees 217 TBD TBD
Grad PLUS Loan Fees 1,467
Total Estimated Budget(subject to change) 58,826

There is no average indebtedness for the DNP/PMHNP program yet as this is a new program

  • The average indebtedness for the WesternU Doctor of Nursing Practice program for the last 4 years:
    2018 Graduates $61,623
    2019 Graduates N/A
    2020 Graduates $80,269
    2021 Graduates $53,698

    This was based on graduates that had WesternU debt.

  • The Doctor of Nursing Practice program has three disbursements per academic year. One disbursement in the fall before school starts, one in the spring and one in the summer.

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

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    Western University of Health Sciences provides financial support to recruit and retain outstanding students. No one should think that higher education is beyond his or her reach simply because of cost. With the help of federal, state, institutional and private funded scholarships and awards, students can achieve their educational goals for the future. Many WesternU colleges and programs offer incoming students recruitment scholarships based on the strength of a student’s admissions application and interview as well as their contributions to the community. A separate application is not required. When a student is accepted into the program and selected for a scholarship, the offer will be made at the same time that the admissions offer is made.