Tuition and Fees

Estimated Costs for APNI to DNP Program

Program costs for the APNI to DNP pre-licensure sequence, the first 5 quarters of graduate study, are estmated for students beginning the program Summer 2021. 


$852 per credit - 67 credits during first 5 quarters  $57,084

Fees and Costs

Type of FeeAmount
Admission Deposit (one-time Year 1 fee) $500
Matriculation Fee (one-time Year 1 fee, non-refundable) $150
Program Specific Fee ($512/quarter) $2,048
Recreation Fee ($100/quarter) $400
Technology Fee ($175/quarter) $700
Graduate Activity Fee ($10/quarter) $40
Castlebranch Background Check (one-time Year 1 fee) $80 est.
WA Nursing License (Paid end of APNI Year 1) $250
CPR Certification $40
Health Insurance (estimate for SU grad student) $2,500
Health Physical/Immunization/Testing Requirements $250
Name Badge $23
Uniform/Lab Coat/Scrubs $150
Stethoscope (range from $35 to $250) $150
Notebook Computer (one time) $1,250
Smart Phone (one time) $200
Software $200
Books (new) $1,250
Total Fees and Costs $10,181

Year 1 Total Estimated Cost: $67,265

Costs are estimated for the 2021-2022 academic year. Total program costs are subject to change. Tuition for DNP Years 1-3 is based on individual program of study.