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 $6,760-$8,631 depending on year of program.

Tuition, fees and other program costs are estimated based on current pricing information for the 2019-2020 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) $2,600
Liability Insurance (Only in DNP Year 2-3/starting at $600)  $600
Health Physical/Immunization/Testing Requirements $150
Uniform/Lab Coat/Scrubs $150
Books (new) $1,250

Total Annual Fees and Costs: $6,760-$7,000

Note: Estimated costs for the first year of the APNI program are $8,631. 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 Info Sessions for RN-DNP Applicants

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 from 7 to 7:30 PM PST


Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 1 to 1:30 PM PST


APNI Online Info Sessions for Non-Nurse Applicants

Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 1 to 1:30 PM PST


Wednesday, June 17, 2020 from 7 to 7:30 PM PST


Saturday, June 27, 2020 from 1 to 1:30 PM PST


SU Graduate Programs Open House

Fri, October 2, 2020

4-6 p.m., Student Center, First Floor

SU Graduate Open Houses are held each quarter. Find out when the next session will be held.

Current Students

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