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Costs and Aid

Learn the costs and student financial aid and scholarships available for the Community College Nursing Partnership program.

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 the Community College Nursing Partnership program. The costs listed are only for the University of Kansas portion of the partnership program. For a complete cost estimate for the partnership program, please call the community college you are interested in and ask for the Associate Degree in Nursing cost.

Tuition and Fees

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Additional Expenses

As a student in our program, you will incur costs for supplies, books and other fees. In addition to KUMC-wide fees, these costs include:

  • Portfolio fee: $15.00/course for 10 courses, $150 total
  • Document management (estimated costs for criminal background check, HIPAA, clinical document management): approximately $100
  • Drug Screen: $57
  • KUMC Textbooks (costs vary depending on whether you purchase new or used books, or rent your textbooks): approximately $800


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.

Community College Nursing Partnership

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