Tuition & Fees for MSN, DNP, & Post Master's

2019 - 2020 Tuition and Fees

(To determine  your tuition rate, multiply the per credit hour rate by the number of hours you will be enrolled in)

Full-Time and Part-Time Tuition and Fees

Item Cost
Tuition - Per Credit Hour $1,642
Health Insurance* $3,650
Student Service Fees $585
Transcript Fee (one time) $100
Books** $1,500
* Health insurance is required for all students. You will be billed automatically for the university’s student health insurance plan if you do not provide proof of adequate coverage by another insurer. The automatic coverage does not account for spouses or dependents.
** The charge for books is an estimated because book prices and where students buy books varies. The charge for books will not appear on your bill and it’s best to purchase your books before classes begin.

Cost of Attendance for MSN

The cost of attendance budget is considered sufficient to support a basic lifestyle for a single student. It does not include expenses for dependents, travel, vacations, or luxury items such as automobiles, household furniture, or appliances. For example, the cost of attendance for 2019-2020 for a full time Pre-Specialty MSN student enrolled in three semesters is $106,666. This is not the amount you will be charged for the year. The cost of attendance is not the amount you will pay for the year. The cost of attendance is the budget we use to determine the financial aid amount offered each year and is more than a student's full time tuition and fees to provide assistance for living expenses if needed.

Cost of Attendance for DNP

The cost of attendance budget is considered sufficient to support a basic lifestyle for a single student. It does not include expenses for dependents, travel, vacations, or luxury items such as automobiles, household furniture, or appliances. For example, the cost of attendance for 2019-2020 based on the set curriculums for DNP students ranges from $65,878 to $70,804. This is not the amount you will be charged for the year. The cost of attendance is not the amount you will pay for the year. The cost of attendance is the budget we use to determine the financial aid amount offered each year and is more than a student’s full time tuition and fees to provide assistance for living expenses if needed.

Current Vanderbilt A&S and Peabody Students

Vanderbilt three plus two students who have been admitted to the School of Nursing will be classified as nursing graduate level students beginning the fall semester of what would have been their senior year, and will pay School of Nursing tuition and fees for the remainder of their program of studies.