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Costs & Aid

See the expected financial costs and financial aid options for KU's Bachelor's of Nursing degree.

Tuition and Fees

The cost of an education at the University of Kansas is competitive with other top programs in nursing. Visit the Registrar's Office for current tuition rates and required campus fees for our program, as well as requirements for establishing Kansas residency

Tuition and Fees

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Additional Expenses

As a student in our program, you will also incur costs for supplies, books and other fees. Expenses include:

  • Application fee: $75
  • Document management system (estimated cost for criminal background check, HIPAA, profits): $115.50/year
  • Textbooks and Software (all are electronic and used throughout the program; cost is an estimate for each year)
    • $3,000 - year 1
    • $300 - year 2
  • Scrubs (cost depends on style and size): $45/pair
  • Consultation coat (available from the KU Medical Center Bookstore): $40
  • Stethoscope (cost varies, price is an estimate) $90
  • Clinical shoes (cost varies, price is an estimate): $100

Other costs to consider include a laptop or tablet for schoolwork, high-speed internet for home and living expenses.


We send students scholarship opportunities through Blackboard, our digital learning interface. Students will need to fill out an application to be considered for KU School of Nursing scholarships. The application will be announced via Blackboard and emailed at the beginning of the school year.

Financial Aid

Visit the Student Financial Aid website for additional information about paying for your education.

KU School of Nursing

KU School of Nursing
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mail Stop 2029
Kansas City, KS 66160
913-588-1619 | TTY 711