MSN Tuition & Fees

Chamberlain’s MSN degree program can help prepare you for expanded roles within your organization. Many of our graduate students qualify for Chamberlain scholarships. Qualifications for these scholarships are listed below. Chamberlain proudly partners with healthcare institutions, community colleges, associations and organizations to provide accessible educational opportunities for registered nurses. Click here to see if your institution has partnered with Chamberlain.

Tuition & Fees

The total cost for the MSN degree program (Educator, Executive, Healthcare Policy and Informatics specialty tracks) is $26,310. The total cost for the MSN Family Nurse Practitioner specialty track is $35,685. For more detailed information, download the Tuition & Fees Grid (PDF) or Total Cost Calculations Effective July 2014 (PDF).

  MSN Degree Program1 Tuition and Fees — Effective July 2014

 Application Fee2


 Tuition (regardless of course load)

 $650 per credit hour

 Background Check/Drug Screening3 (MSN degree program, FNP  & Graduate Certificate Programs with practicum only)


 Student Services Charge

 $150 per session

 Alumni Rate

 $550 per credit hour

 Military Rate (active duty, veterans, retired military, Department of Defense and Veteran Affairs employees and spouses  of  active duty/veterans/retired military)

 $550 per credit hour

  Estimated Costs As Applicable

 Books & Supplies (Non-FNP Specialty Tracks)4

 $75 per session

 Books & Supplies (FNP Specialty Track)5


1 Program availability varies by state/location.
2 Application fee is waived for current Carrington College, Carrington College California, DeVry University students or alumni, Chamberlain alumni as well as qualified military personnel (active duty, veterans, retired military, Department of Defense employees and spouses of active duty/veteran/retired military) and students in the graduate portion of the RN-BSN to MSN option.
3 A nonrefundable background check/drug screen fee is required for all pre-licensure students and for those MSN, DNP and Graduate Certificate (with practicum) students whose practicum site requires it.
4 Average estimated per-session expense for full-time students is $75 for MSN (Educator, Executive, Healthcare Policy and Informatics Specialty Track) and Graduate Certificates; $125 for DNP and MSN (Family Nurse Practitioner Track).
5 Textbook and equipment expense includes APRN resources fees charged at $300 per course for the following APRN track courses: NR-509, NR-510, NR-511, NR-601, NR-602, NR-603 and NR-661.

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