Tuition & Fees

MSN Tuition Rates (2020-2021 Academic Year)

Below is a chart of average MSN tuition rates, listed by major. Tuition rates are calculated per credit hour. The cost per credit hour for the 2020-2021 academic year is $1,838. To calculate exact costs, please visit the matriculation plans page and select your major.

2020-2021 Cost Per Semester:

MSN Major Programs

Average Fully Enrolled Tuition Per Semester

2020-2021 Cost Per Semester:



Tuition rates shown above are estimated based upon the 2020-2021 tuition, a fall start and the applicable matriculation plan for the first year. Additional fees are automatically generated following registration. Tuition and fees are subject to change each academic year. Changes to a student’s major or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees. 


Fees are automatically generated following registration. All fees are subject to change each academic year.

Possible Fees





Each semester



Transcript Fee

First semester only



Health Fee (waiver requirements)

Each semester

$417 Fall/Spring
$294 Summer

$429 in NC;
$100 outside NC but in US;
$0 outside of US
$302 Summer

Graduate Student Activity Fee

Fall and Spring



Graduate Student Services Fee

Fall and Spring


$7.50 in NC;
$0 outside of NC

Recreation Fee (Optional for graduate students)

Fall and Spring



Health Insurance (optional)

Once per year

Visit Student Health Website

Visit Student Health Website

Clinical Lab Fee

Once; for N595 Diagnostic Reasoning and Physical Assessment



Students in clinical programs or majors should plan to pay an estimated $100-$200 per year in drug screening costs, based upon requirements of the particular clinical sites which vary.

*Questions concerning health insurance should be directed to the Student Health Insurance Office.

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