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Cost of Attendance: Basic BSN


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


Tuition and Fees 

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Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing Fees/Expenses

  • Nursing Program Fees
    (These fees are subject to change.
    Please refer to the current year UW Fee Book)

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

    • Criminal Background Check: $42.50 [some sites require a repeat background check in the spring senior clinical semester]

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

    • Health Records (Immunizations/Screenings): (varies depending on healthcare provider/agency)

    • Malpractice Insurance: students are covered through the College of Health Sciences during the Nursing Major Component of the program for related clinical experiences

    • Travel/Relocation for clinical experiences: varies

    • Drug screening: $25-75 each (required by clinical training sites)

    • Nursing Nametag through UW WyoOne ID Office: $8

    • Uniforms/Shoes: (varies depending upon what is ordered)

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

    • Nursing Textbooks: Nursing courses require numerous textbooks. Plan on paying a substantial amount (could range around $2,000 spread throughout the Nursing Major Component of the Program). Textbooks are used throughout the program.

  • 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


Updated: 6/8/2018


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