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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. 

Cost of Attendance

View a breakdown of tuition and fees for UR Nursing programs and the overall cost to attend.

Tuition & Fees

Financial Aid & Scholarship Options

We’re committed to helping students meet their financial needs. We do this through a variety of financial aid, scholarship, and grant options.

Scholarships & Grants

Finger Lakes Regional Scholarship

Receive a 50% scholarship if you live or work in the Finger Lakes region for the Online Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or RN to BS program.

Affiliate Professional Development Grant

Work at a URMC affiliate organization? Receive 55 percent in tuition support for the RN to BS and select master's programs.

SON Tuition Grant

UR employees will receive a grant which, combined with UR tuition benefits, will cover 100% tuition for the RN to BS program or select master's programs.

Patrick P. Lee Foundation Scholarship

A 100% scholarship for select students admitted to the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program.

External Scholarship Opportunities

A list of other potential scholarship opportunities for our students.

Financing the Accelerated Nursing Program

How to finance your second bachelor's degree in nursing for the University of Rochester's Accelerated Nursing Programs.

Guide: How to Finance the Accelerated Nursing Program

UR Nursing Scholars Program

Earn 100% tuition coverage for the 12-Month Accelerated Bachelor's in Nursing Program with a three-year work commitment at select UR Medicine hospitals.

Federal Loans & Other Types of Aid

Federal Loans (FAFSA)

State Educational Loans

Alternative Loans

UR Employee Tuition Benefits (HR)

Military Benefits

Employee-Sponsored Payment Plan


Contact the Financial Aid Office to learn about qualifying for a variety of scholarships and grants associated with specific nursing programs or the financial aid process. Schedule an appointment with the School of Nursing's financial aid counselor with questions.

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