Financial Aid & Scholarships

From the caliber of our faculty and facilities to the impressive career outcomes of our alumni, it’s clear that a degree from the University of Rochester School of Nursing is an exceptional investment in your future. 

At the Financial Aid and Scholarship offices, our mission is to make this remarkable education accessible to all UR School of Nursing students. We work one-on-one with every accepted student to secure grants, scholarships, employer tuition benefits and loans that will cover the cost of attendance.

Contact us today to learn about qualifying for a variety of scholarships and grants associated with specific nursing programs. If you have any questions about the financial aid process, we’re here to help.

Contact Us

Kendall Knight, financial aid counselor for the UR School of Nursing
Phone: (585) 275-3226
Schedule an Appointment (Zoom/Call): 

(opens in a new tab)Access Your Financial Aid Online

The FAOnline system allows our students access to their financial aid at any time and from any location.

Tuition and Fees

Calculate the estimated cost of attending Rochester according to each specific nursing program.

Scholarships and Types of Aid Available

We are proud to offer several scholarships and grants in addition to tuition benefits and traditional student loans.

(opens in a new tab)How to Apply for Federal Aid

The federal government offers low-interest student loans to cover all remaining costs of attending nursing school.  All students applying for federal assistance must submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). We recommend our students fill out their FAFSA before or during the application process to better understand the aid they will receive for their intended program.

Explore other Scholarship Opportunities

When looking for outside scholarship opportunities, consider family employers, local foundations, clubs, and community agencies.

International Applicants

The University of Rochester School of Nursing welcomes international students to our vibrant and diverse learning community.