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

2018 - 2019 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 $1,556
Books* $1,500
Health Insurance** $3,162
Activity Fee & Rec Fees*** $561
Transcript Fee (one time) $100
* 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.
** 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.
*** This fee can be waived for the fall and spring semesters ONLY for those students that live outside the 60 mile radius of Vanderbilt and who provide proof of their residence. An online waiver must be completed by a required deadline to waive this fee. This fee cannot be waived for the summer semester and the student will be charged approximately $83.

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. The cost of attendance for 2018-2019 for a full time Pre-Specialty MSN student enrolled in three semesters is $102,709. 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. The cost of attendance for 2018-2019 based on the set curriculums for DNP students ranges from $62,749 to $67,417. 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..