Tuition and Fees

Estimated DNP Program Costs

Tuition Cost Per Credit

Total tuition costs are based on individual program of study. 

One-Time Fees

All students pay $500 Admission Deposit and $150 Matriculation Fee are paid in the first year.

Other Fees and Costs

Estimated annual fees and costs range from $6,950-$10,181 depending on year of program.

Tuition, fees and other program costs are estimated based on current pricing information for the 2020-2021 academic year and are subject to change. 


One-Time Fees

Type of FeeAmount
Admission Deposit (Paid Year 1) $500
Matriculation Fee (Paid Year 1, non-refundable) $150

Other Annual Fees and Costs 

Type of FeeAmount
Program Specific Fee ($255/quarter)  $1,020
Recreation Fee ($100/quarter) $400
Technology Fee ($175/quarter) $700
Graduate Activity Fee ($10/quarter) $40
CPR Certification (bi-annually) $40
Health Insurance (annual estimate for SU grad student) $2,500
Liability Insurance (Only in DNP Year 2-3/starting at $600)  $600
Health Physical/Immunization/Testing Requirements $250
Uniform/Lab Coat/Scrubs $150
Books (new) $1,250

Total Annual Fees and Costs: $6,950

Note: Estimated costs for the first year of the APNI program are $10,181. Click button below for more information. 

View APNI Year 1 Costs

Attend an Information Session

Learn more about the DNP program at an upcoming online information session.

DNP Online Information Sessions for RN-DNP Applicants

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 from 6 to 6:30 PM PST


APNI Online Information Sessions for Non-Nurse Applicants

Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 12 to 12:30 PM PST




Current Students

Schedule a meeting with the Graduate Program Coordinator to discuss financial support options that are available.