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School of Nursing Tuition and Fees Guide

Listed below are the estimated costs for programs offered by the KUMC School of Nursing for the 2021-2022 academic year.

The tuition and fees listed are subject to change by action of the Kansas Board of Regents. This is an estimation of charges and may not reflect your final bill. For an in-depth look at the costs, including a detailed breakdown of fees, please view the KU Comprehensive Fee Schedule

Undergraduate Program

The University of Kansas Medical Center provides three distinct ways to complete your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree; Traditional On-Campus BSN (on either the Kansas City or Salina campus), Online RN to BSN, or Community College Nursing Partnership Program.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Kansas City)

The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at KU Medical Center on the Kansas City campus. The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program requires a minimum of at least 120 credit hours of undergraduate course work, including 62 credit hours of nursing courses on the KU Medical Center Kansas City campus. Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please consult your program requirements for further details on program requirements.

Fee In-state Out of State
Tuition (per credit hour) $342.14 $891.14
Required Campus fees $421.77 $421.77
Course fees (per credit hour) $33.25 $33.25

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Salina campus)

The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at KU Medical Center on the Salina campus. The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program requires a minimum of at least 120 credit hours of undergraduate course work, including 62 credit hours of nursing courses on the KU Medical Center Salina campus. Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please consult your program requirements for further details on program requirements.

Fee In-state Out of State
Tuition (per credit hour) $342.14 $891.14
Required Campus fees $421.77 $421.77
Course fees (per credit hour) $33.25 $33.25

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Online RN to BSN)

The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Online RN to BSN program at KU Medical Center. The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Online RN to BSN program requires a minimum of at least 120 credit hours of undergraduate course work, including 30-35 credit hours of online nursing courses on the KU Medical Center. Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please consult your program requirements for further details on program requirements.

Fee Amount
Tuition - Online (per credit hour) $342.14
Required campus fees (RN-BSN fees) $168.49
Course fees (per credit hour) $33.25
e-Learning fee (per credit hour) $80.00

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Community College Nursing Partnership)

The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Community College Nursing Partnership program at KU Medical Center.  The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program.  The Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Community College Nursing Partnership program requires a minimum of at least 120 credit hours of undergraduate course work, including 30 credit hours of online nursing courses on the KU Medical Center campus completed simultaneously with an associate degree in nursing at a partnering community college.  Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor.  Please consult your program requirements for further details on program requirements.

Fee Amount
Tuition - Online (per credit hour) $342.14
Required campus fees (KUCCNP fees) $72.19
Course fees (per credit hour) $33.25
e-Learning fee (per credit hour) $80.00

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.

Graduate Programs

The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the Master of Science in Nursing program at KU Medical Center. The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program. The Master of Science in Nursing program requires a minimum of 37-39 credit hours. Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please consult the program requirements for further details.

Fee In-state Out of State Online
Tuition (per credit hour) $421.15 $989.60 $421.15
Required Campus fees $421.77 $421.77 $207.12
Course fees (per credit hour) $144.10 $144.10 $144.10
e-Learning fee (per credit hour) not applicable not applicable $100.00

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.

The University of Kansas Medical Center School of Nursing offers both a post-baccalaureate DNP and a post-master’s DNP, depending on your level of previous education. Please consult the program website for details on all the specialty tracks offered.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-baccalaureate)

The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-baccalaureate) program at KUMC. The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program. The Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-baccalaureate) program requires 75-79 credit hours. Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please consult the program requirements for further details.

Fee In-state Out of State Online
Tuition (per credit hour) $421.15 $989.60 $421.15
Required Campus fees $421.77 $421.77 $207.12
Course fees (per credit hour) $144.10 $144.10 $144.10
e-Learning fee (per credit hour) not applicable not applicable $100.00

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.


Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-master’s)

The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-master’s) program at KUMC.  The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program.  The Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-master’s) program requires a minimum of 32 credit hours.  Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please consult the program requirements for further details.

Fee In-state Out of State Online
Tuition (per credit hour) $421.15 $989.60 $421.15
Required Campus fees $421.77 $421.77 $207.12
Course fees (per credit hour) $144.10 $144.10 $144.10
e-Learning fee (per credit hour) not applicable not applicable $100.00

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.

The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing program at KUMC. The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program. The Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing program requires a minimum of 67 credit hours. Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please consult the program requirements for further details.

Fee In-state Out of State Online
Tuition (per credit hour) $421.15 $989.60 $421.15
Required Campus fees $421.77 $421.77 $207.12
Course fees (per credit hour) $144.10 $144.10 $144.10
e-Learning fee (per credit hour) not applicable not applicable $100.00

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.

The University of Kansas Medical Center School of Nursing offers several Post-Master’s Nursing Certificate programs in Advanced Practice. Please consult the program website for details on all the specialty tracks offered


The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the Post-Master’s Certificate programs at KUMC. The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program. The Post-Master’s Certificate program requires 12-24 credit hours, depending on the specialty. Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please consult the program requirements for further details. 

Fee In-state Out of State Online
Tuition (per credit hour) $421.15 $989.60 $421.15
Required Campus fees $421.77 $421.77 $207.12
Course fees (per credit hour) $144.10 $144.10 $144.10
e-Learning fee (per credit hour) not applicable not applicable $100.00

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.

Interprofessional Programs

The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the Master of Science in Health Informatics program at KUMC. The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program. The Master of Science in Health Informatics program requires a minimum of 40 credit hours. Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please consult the program requirements for further details.

Fee In-state Out of State Online
Tuition (per credit hour) $421.15 $989.60 $421.15
Required campus fees $421.77 $421.77 $168.49
e-Learning fee (per credit hour) not applicable not applicable $100.00

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.

The chart below outlines the tuition and fees associated with enrollment in the Health Informatics Post-Graduate Certificate program at KUMC. The number of credit hours taken each semester varies by program. The Health Informatics Post-Graduate Certificate program requires a minimum of 19 credit hours. Students will develop a specific plan of study in consultation with his or her academic advisor. Please consult the program requirements for further details.

Fee In-state Out of State Online
Tuition (per credit hour) $421.15 $989.60 $421.15
Required campus fees $421.77 $421.77 $168.49
e-Learning fee (per credit hour) not applicable not applicable $100.00

For more information regarding additional expenses and financial aid opportunities, please visit the program webpage.

Registrar's Office

Registrar's Office
University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 4005 
Kansas City, KS 66160