Tuition, Fees, and other Costs for UR School of Nursing Programs

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

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Each year, UR Nursing works closely with our students to provide guidance and resources on how to secure grants, scholarships, employer tuition benefits and loans that will cover the cost of attendance. Learn more at the Scholarship & Aid Opportunities page.

Below is information regarding tuition and other fees and costs to attend UR Nursing. When looking at program-specific costs you may also want to reference degree plans for specific course-related fees/course load, which can be found on respective program pages.

To see a comprehensive list of University of Rochester School of Nursing tuition and fees per academic year or semester, you may access the PDF below. 

PDF: Tuition & Fees for 2022-23

PDF: Tuition & Fees for 2021-22

For more information, visit the Office of the Bursar Tuition & Fees webpage.


Estimated Cost for the Accelerated Bachelor’s Program in Nursing (ABSN)

Below is an estimate of the cost of attendance for the Accelerated Bachelor’s Program in Nursing for the Fall 2022 Cohort. Use this estimated cost of attendance to help decide how much money you’ll need to attend UR Nursing and how much financial aid you may need to meet that goal.

Your actual costs may differ depending on which semester you begin the program. View the current Tuition & Fees Schedule of Charges for a semesterly breakdown of tuition and fees related to the Accelerated Bachelor's program. Tuition and fees listed are assessed on a semesterly basis. 

 

Cost Estimate for the Accelerated Bachelor's in Nursing Program, Fall 2022 Cohort

 Tuition and Mandatory Fees

Semester 

Total (Three-semesters)

Tuition $25,720 / semester $77,160
Activity Fee $30 / semester $90
Monthly Payment Plan Fee $25 / semester $75
Health Professions Fee $33 / semester $99
Lab Fee $285 / semester $855
Technology Fee $65 / semester $195
Mobile Device and Resource Fee*
*This covers the cost of an optimized iPad, all books and materials required for the APNN program, and access to NurseThink.
$1,250 / semester $3,750*

Total Tuition & Mandatory Fees

$82,224

Health Fees

Full-time students in the Accelerated Bachelor’s Program participate in the comprehensive Student Health Program offered by University Health Service (UHS). For general information, see Health Insurance for Full-Time Students.

Mandatory Health Fee*

*for fall and spring semesters. Summer term is pro-rated. 

$756*

Health Insurance, if applicable*

*for fall and spring semesters. Summer term is pro-rated. In addition to the mandatory health fee, all full-time students must have health insurance. You can enroll in the UR Student Health Insurance Plan or you can remain on your own insurance if it meets the University Insurance Criteria.

$2,940*

Total including Health Fees & Insurance

$85,920

Estimated Other Expenses

If you need to use an estimate for education costs beyond tuition and fees for immigration or loan purposes, see the official estimate provided by the University of Rochester Financial Aid Office below, or visit Financing Your Accelerated Nursing Program Education for details on how to apply for federal aid.

If you expect your living expenses to be greater than the amounts listed below, please contact our financial aid counselor. These can be reviewed on a case by case basis.

Estimated Room & Board $12,960
Estimated Books & Supplies* *While this is an average for the program, the additional costs for books and supplies for APNN students are minimal as book costs are bundled in the Mobile Device & Resource Fee. $1,965
Travel $3,000
Personal $3,000

 

Estimated Cost for the RN to BS Program

Below is an estimate of the cost of attendance for the RN to BS program. Use this estimated cost of attendance to help decide how much money you’ll need to attend UR Nursing and how much financial aid you may need to meet that goal. We offer significant scholarships and grants to RN to BS students to support your career goals. Depending on where you live and work, you may be eligible for one of our scholarships.

Your total estimated cost depends on how many courses you take per semester, and whether the courses you take have associated fees. Reference Tuition & Fees Schedule of Charges and your program’s degree plan to determine if your program’s courses include associated fees.

Cost Estimate for the RN to BS Program, 2022-23 Academic Year

Tuition Rates

Full Tuition Rate $1,200 / credit hour
Tuition Rate with the Finger Lakes Regional Scholarship $600 / credit hour
Tuition Rate with the Affiliate Professional Development Grant $540 / credit hour
Tuition Rate with the SON Tuition Grant for UR Employees and UR Employee Tuition Benefits $0 / credit hour

Variable credits for RN-BS NUR 350 Course, after the initial 4 credits*
Note: As part of tuition costs, variable credits are fully covered for UR employees with SON Tuition Grant and employee tuition benefits.

$200 / credit hour

Total of Tuition

Varies

Other Fees

Technology Fee

$200 / per program

Mobile Device Fee* 

*This covers the cost of an optimized iPad which includes all course content required for the RN to BS program

$600 / per program

Total of Other Fees

$800 / per program

Estimated Other Expenses 

If you need to use an estimate for education costs beyond tuition and fees for immigration or loan purposes, see the official estimate provided by the University of Rochester Financial Aid Office below, or visit the Financial Aid website for details on how to apply for federal aid.

Estimated Room & Board $12,960
Estimated Books & Supplies*
*Additional costs for books and supplies for RN-BS students at UR Nursing are minimal, as all required course content is included with the iPad under the Mobile Device Fee.
$1,965
Travel $2,250
Personal $2,250

Estimated Cost for Master's and DNP Programs

Below is an estimate of the cost of attendance for part-time master's and DNP students at UR Nursing for the 2022-23 academic year. Your total estimated cost depends on how many courses you take per semester, and whether the courses you take have associated fees. Use this estimated cost of attendance to help decide how much money you’ll need to attend UR Nursing and how much financial aid you may need to meet that goal. Reference Tuition Rate Schedule of Charges and your program’s degree plan to determine if your program’s courses include associated fees.

Cost Estimate for Master's, DNP Programs, 2022-23 Academic Year

Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rate $1,680 / credit hour
Site Placement Fees, if applicable $20 / course
Standardized Patient Fees, if applicable $45 / course
Lab Fees, if applicable $80-$325 / course

Total of Tuition and Fees

Varies

Estimated Other Expenses

If you need to use an estimate for education costs beyond tuition and fees for immigration or loan purposes, see the official estimate provided by the University of Rochester Financial Aid Office below, or visit the Financial Aid website for details on how to apply for federal aid.

Estimated Room & Board $12,960
Estimated Books & Supplies $1,965
Travel $3,000
Personal $3,000

Estimated Cost for PhD Programs

Below is an estimate of the cost of attendance for PhD students at UR Nursing for the 2022-23 academic year. Reference Tuition Rate Schedule of Charges and your program’s degree plan to determine your estimated costs. A cost-of-living stipend of $25,000 per year is awarded by the School of Nursing to all PhD students for the first four years of study. For more information, visit PhD Tuition Awards and Stipend Support. Financial aid may be available to part-time students depending on credit load. Employees of the University of Rochester may also explore tuition benefits to support part-time study.

Cost Estimate for PhD Programs, 2022-23 Academic Year

Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rate

$0 / credit hour for up to 60 credits covered by school waiver for PhD students

$1,680 / credit hour for any remaining credits

Activity fee $10 / semester
International student fee, if applicable $53/ semester
995 Continuation of Doctoral Enrollment, if applicable $1,070 / semester
999 Doctoral Dissertation, if applicable $1,070 / semester
Mandatory health fee  $0 / covered by school waiver for PhD students
UR Health insurance (or proof of health insurance) $1,470 / semester (summer term prorated)

Total of Tuition and Fees

Varies

Estimated Other Expenses

If you need to use an estimate for education costs beyond tuition and fees for immigration or loan purposes, see the official estimate provided by the University of Rochester Financial Aid Office below, or visit the Financial Aid website for details on how to apply for federal aid.

Estimated Room & Board $12,960
Estimated Books & Supplies $1,965
Travel $3,000
Personal $3,000

Total of Estimated Other Expenses

$20,925

Cost-of-Living Stipend

A cost-of-living stipend of $25,000 per year is awarded by the School of Nursing to all PhD students for the first four years of study. For more information, visit PhD Tuition Awards and Stipend Support.