GW SON Top-Ranked

GW SON continues to be ranked among the top 50 schools of nursing. GW is in the top 13% of ranked graduate nursing schools. 

US News & World Report also ranks our online MSN #26 out of more than 144 programs nationwide.

In a first-ever ranking of Doctor of Nursing Practice programs, we are no. 30, placing us in the top 20% of ranked programs. These top rankings reflects the quality of our student engagement, faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, peer recognitions, and admissions selectivity.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition rates will be effective beginning Summer 2015 for the 2015-16 Academic Year. Tuition rates are set by the GW Board of Trustees each spring for the following year. New rates are announced at that time. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

For more information about tuition rates, please visit GW’s Student Account Office, or contact the School of Nursing at 202-994-7901.

The School of Nursing is happy to announce that we are now offering Fixed Rate Tuition for the following offerings: Accelerated BSN, Veterans BSN, MSN, and DNP. We are also extending Fixed Rate Tuition to our Certificate Program. Applicable student fees will be assessed outside of tuition charges.

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group employees have the opportunitiy to receive a 10% discount on tuition on DNP, MSN, and Graduate Certificates.  Learn More
 
 

Costs Listed by Program

RN-BSN/MSN

Tuition
$610 per credit hour
Tuition rates will change to Graduate per credit hour tuition cost upon completion of the BSN requirements in this pathway.

Certified Background-Drug testing
$38
Paid per test

Certified Background-Criminal Background Check
$54
(paid per check)

Certified Background-Medical Document Manager
$35
One-time fee to be paid prior to first semester of enrollment

Registration Fee
$35
Paid per semester

Remote Test Proctoring
$15
Paid per test. Cost varies per course/instructor

Books
$400-600
(cost varies by enrollment)

Health Insurance, Immunizations, Transportation to Clinical Rotations, On-Campus Requirements
TBD
Cost varies

BSN Degree

Tuition
BSN (Virginia Science & Technology Campus):

  • Entering Fall 2016 or Spring 2017 (total program cost, excluding fees): $61,680
  • Entered Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 (total program cost, excluding fees): $57,600
  • Entered Fall 2014 or Spring 2015 (total program cost, excluding fees): $54,240

Certified Background-Drug testing

$38
Paid per test

Certified Background-Criminal Background Check
$54
(paid per check)

Certified Background-Medical Document Manager
$35
One-time fee to be paid prior to first semester of enrollment

Lab Fee
$200
(per semester, for four semesters)

NCLEX review fee
$130
(per semester, for four semesters)

Neehr Perfect Subscription
$155
One-time fee to be paid first semester of enrollment

Orientation Fee
$75
One-time fee to be paid first semester of enrollment

American Heart Association Basic Life Support CPR Certification
$39-54
paid per initial two-year certification or recertification

Registration Fee
$35
Paid per semester

Health Insurance
$1,225
paid per semester

Remote Test Proctoring
$15
Paid per test. Cost varies per course/instructor

Books
$500-600
(cost varies by enrollment)

Uniform & Shoes
$200
One-time cost at the beginning of the program

Lab Coat
$28-$31
One-time cost at the beginning of the program

Immunizations, Transportation to Clinical Rotations, On-Campus Requirements
TBD
Cost varies

MSN Degree

Tuition

  • All graduate programs (entering in Fall 2016 or Spring 2017): $1,155 per credit hour
  • All graduate programs (entering in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016): $1,030 per credit hour
  • All graduate programs (entering prior to Fall 2015): $975 per credit hour

Certified Background-Drug testing
$38
Paid per test

Certified Background-Criminal Background Check
$54
(paid per check)

Certified Background-Medical Document Manager
$35
One-time fee to be paid prior to first semester of enrollment

Registration Fee
$35
Paid per semester

Health Insurance
TBD
cost varies by provider

Remote Test Proctoring
$15
Paid per test. Cost varies per course/instructor

Books
$400-600
(cost varies by enrollment)

Immunizations, Transportation to Clinical Rotations, On-Campus Requirements
TBD
Cost varies

DNP Degree

Tuition

 

  • All graduate programs (entering in Fall 2016 or Spring 2017): $1,155 per credit hour
  • All graduate programs (entering in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016): $1,030 per credit hour
  • All graduate programs (entering prior to Fall 2015): $975 per credit hour

Certified Background-Drug testing
$38
Paid per test

Certified Background-Criminal Background Check
$54
(paid per check)

Certified Background-Medical Document Manager
$35
One-time fee to be paid prior to first semester of enrollment

Registration Fee
$35
Paid per semester

Health Insurance
TBD
cost varies by provider

Remote Test Proctoring
$15
Paid per test. Cost varies per course/instructor

Books
$400-600
(cost varies by enrollment)

Immunizations, Transportation to Clinical Rotations, On-Campus Requirements
TBD
Cost varies

Certificates

Tuition

  • All graduate programs (entering in Fall 2016 or Spring 2017): $1,155 per credit hour
  • All graduate programs (entering in Fall 2015 or Spring 2016): $1,030 per credit hour
  • All graduate programs (entering prior to Fall 2015): $975 per credit hour

Certified Background-Drug testing
$38
Paid per test

Certified Background-Criminal Background Check
$54
(paid per check)

Certified Background-Medical Document Manager
$35
One-time fee to be paid prior to first semester of enrollment

Registration Fee
$35
Paid per semester

Health Insurance
TBD
cost varies by provider

Remote Test Proctoring
$15
Paid per test. Cost varies per course/instructor

Books
$400-600
(cost varies by enrollment)

Immunizations, Transportation to Clinical Rotations, On-Campus Requirements
TBD
Cost varies

Misc. University Fees (Applies to all programs)

Late registration (beginning the first day of the semester): $80
Registration for continuous enrollment or leave of absence: $35
Registration for off-campus programs: $35
Late application for graduation: $35
Late payment fee: $75
Late authorization fee for third-party payment: $100
Returned check fee (charged a student whose check Is improperly drafted, incomplete, or returned by the bank for any reason): $35
Transcript fee: $5
Replacement of lost of stolen picture identification card: $25
Replacement of diploma: $50