Program costs, 2022-23 academic year

All fees are subject to change without prior notification.

The amounts shown here represent, for planning purposes, estimates of current tuition and fees for students entering the ABSN and DNP programs. Final costs are subject to change without notice and may differ from the amounts posted.

You should anticipate a small percentage increase for DNP program fees when you enter graduate study the following academic year.

Budget items/fee type



Program fees
$11,938/quarter $944/credit
UW PCE registration fee $55/quarter
CastleBranch account (for immunization tracking) $35/one-time
SoN background check
CPR training/renewal
(Every two years)
Health Sciences Building Access/Photo ID fee
(One-time fee)
Proctorio fee
(One-time fee)
Up to $100
Student health fee

*ABSN and DNP students must maintain up-to-date immunizations. Costs will vary depending on insurance status and the number of immunizations required annually.

Additional costs to consider

Remember to factor in additional costs as a UW student, including:

  • Books and supplies
  • Housing and food
  • Personal expenses
  • Local transportation

For more information, see the average undergraduate student budget and average graduate and professional student budget provided by the UW Office of Financial Aid.

Scholarships & financial support

Various types of financial support, including scholarships, grants, loans, and employment, are available to support nursing students during their programs of study.