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Graduate Program Cost

Graduate program costs are subject to change and are meant to give you a general idea of program costs. For more information on the estimated cost of programs, visit the WSU Student Financial Services. Nursing program costs are listed under Professional Students.

MN & DNP Program Costs

WSU Application Fee$75
Tuition (in state)
Summer session has a different tuition cost; check summer session at:
$8,908 per semester ($891 per credit for part-time)
Books $600 per year approximately
Course Fees$88-$144 per semester approximately
E*Value Fee$65 per semester
CPR/First Aid$65 approximately, cost varies
National Background Report$80 (one time, upon admission)
Washington State Patrol Background Report$11 yearly, beginning second year
Liability Insurance$15.50 yearly approximately
Name Badge$10
Cougar CardFree- ($15 for replacement)
Drug Test (Vancouver students only
or if required by clinical site for Spokane/TC students)
Health Fee (if taking 7+ cr)$92 yearly
ImmunizationsVaries, depending on need and where received
DNP Program Fee
(New program fee that went into effect for DNP students beginning fall 2017. The cost is $250 per student who is enrolled in 5 or more credits each semester and will be charged at the time of registration. This fee will support access to innovative teaching tools as well as lab instruments to enhance teaching and learning activities. Additionally, some of the systems provided in this fee will replace textbook costs in some courses.)
Graduation Application Fee$50-$75