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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

2022/2023

  • All budgets are estimated costs and subject to change
  • The budget is for the student and educational expenses during the period of enrollment only.
Tuition & Fees First Year DNP and 1st Year DNP/NFLP
12 Months
18 units @ $1263 .00.00
Second Year DNP
12 Months
15 units @ $1263.00
DNP/NFLP Year 2
12 Months
21 units @ $1263 .00
Tuition 22,734 18,945 26,523
Clinical Fees 2,127 2,127 2,127
Student Body Fees  40  40  40
Graduation Fees  0  350  350
Total Fees 24,901 21,462 29,040
Budget Items/Estimated Costs First Year DNP and 1st Year DNP/NFLP
12 Months
18 units @ $1263 .00.00
Second Year DNP
12 Months
15 units @ $1263.00
DNP/NFLP Year 2
12 Months
21 units @ $1263 .00
Books & Supplies  1,287  1,034  1,034
Living Expenses (R&B/Personal) 24,195  24,195 24,195
Transportation  1,100  1,100  1,100
CPR  90  N/A  N/A
Typhon Clinical Log System 100 N/A N/A
Total Budget Components 26,772 26,329 26,329
Loan Fees First Year DNP and 1st Year DNP/NFLP
12 Months
18 units @ $1263 .00.00
Second Year DNP
12 Months
15 units @ $1263.00
DNP/NFLP Year 2
12 Months
21 units @ $1263 .00
 Direct Unsubsidized Loan Fees  217  217  217
 Grad PLUS Loan Fees 1,327  1,163 1,483
Total Loan Fees 1,544 1,380 1,700
Total Budget 53,217 49,171 57,069

The average indebtedness for the WesternU Doctor of Nursing Practice program for the last 4 years:

  • 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.  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.