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Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing|College of Health Sciences

Cost of Attendance:
Basic BSN Program

NOTE: Fees and expenses listed are considered to be estimates. Lists are not necessarily definitive.

Tuition and Fees 

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Miscellaneous Fees/Expenses:

  • UW Admission Application Fee: $40

  • Room and Board: varies depending on university or off-campus housing

  • Textbooks during Pre-Nursing Component of Program: varies depending on courses

Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing Fees/Expenses:

  • Nursing Course Fees

    • Nursing 3840 - Program Assessment, travel fee and lab fee = $260

    • Nursing 4442 - Program Assessment fee: $150

  • Expenses - Applying to the Nursing Major Component of the Program

    • CNA Certification: varies depending on where students take their course, and through which state(s) seeking certification ($500+)

    • Nursing Application Fee: $30

  • Expenses - Admitted (once accepted to the Nursing Major Component of the Program)

    • Criminal Background Check: $42.50 [some sites require a repeat background check by the time students are ready to go into their senior clinical semester]

    • CPR certification (varies depending on where students take their CPR course)

    • Health Records (Immunizations/Screenings): $100-300 (varies depending on healthcare provider/agency)

    • Malpractice Insurance: $24-150

    • Travel/Relocation for clinical experiences: varies

    • Drug screening is required by some clinical training sites: $25-75 each

    • Nursing Nametag through UW WyoOne ID Office: $5.50

    • Uniforms/Shoes: $170-250

    • Stethoscope, Equipment: $40-320 (varies depending on quality of stethoscope)

    • Nursing Textbooks: Approximately $700-1,000 for the first semester of nursing major and an additional $600-900 total over the remaining three semesters

  • To do at end of program

    • Graduation Fee: $25

    • Regalia (Cap/Gown) and Graduation Announcements: $65+

    • School of Nursing Pin (optional): $30-445 - Price varies depending on quality (gold plated, 1/10 gold filled, and 10 K solid gold) and whether or not purchasing pin only or pin and BSN bar (guard)

  • To do after graduation

    • NCLEX review course before taking exam (optional): $200-250

    • Licensure by Examination Application Fee, Wyoming State Board of Nursing: $190-195 (fee may differ for other states)

    • NCLEX Examination Fee: $200

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