Education is an investment in your future, resulting in higher earning potential and greater career choices. Chamberlain College of Nursing actively works to keep costs down while maintaining high standards.
Undergraduate - Effective July 2013 | Graduate - Effective July 2013
Application Fee (includes A2 testing & 1 re-take)2
Background Check/Drug Screening4
Student Services Charge
$150 per session
Credit hours 1-6 per session
$665 per credit hour
Credit hours 7 and above per session
$200 per credit hour
Books & Supplies
$325 per session
Liberal Arts Courses6
$590 per credit hour
Military Rate (active duty)
$250 per credit hour
Military Rate (veterans, retired military, Department of Defense employees and spouses of active duty/veteran/retired militar)
$430 per credit hour
$500 per credit hour
$200 per session
One-Time Parking Fee - varies by campus3
$100 - $200
Health Screening & Immunizations
$300 - $600
Group Accident & Sickness Insurance5
$1,508 - $2,262
Other Clinical - Related Fees May Apply
Varies by state
Tuition (regardless of course load)
$650 per credit hour
Military Rate (active, veterans, retired military, Department of Defense employees and spouses of active duty/veteran/retired militar)
$550 per credit hour
Background Check/Drug Screening4 (MSN Degree Program and Graduate Certificate Programs with practicum only.)
$75 per session
$750 per credit hour
Student Service Fee
$300 per session
Active Duty Military & Military Spouse Rate
$635 per credit hour
Background Check/Drug Screening (one-time)4
Cost vary by student depending on individual circumstances. For more detailed information and a breakdown of costs, view Total Cost Calculations (PDF) and the Tuition and Fees Grid (PDF).
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).
4 Nonrefundable. Additional fees may apply due to state Board of Nursing and clinical facility requirements; see your admission representative for additional information.
5 Insurance required for all full time pre-licensure students (except RN to BSN degree completion option) unless waiver is received annually by published deadline. Charge included
in total program cost is three years of coverage at a minimum of $754.
6 Chamberlain will not raise tuition for the RN to BSN degree completion option between now and June 30, 2014.
Over a working life, the typical full-time, year-round employee with a four-year degree earns 60 percent more than someone with only a high school diploma.
Chamberlain College of Nursing's Net Price Calculator will provide an estimate of federal and institutional aid eligibility, as well as additional financing options.
Know What You’re Looking At
Some schools calculate tuition by semester, while other institutions show price by quarter. Some schools will include fees in their stated cost, while others do not. Chamberlain makes it easy. Our total program cost includes tuition and all expenses, from the application fee to textbook purchases, before factoring in financial aid, transfer credits or special tuition rates. If you are considering multiple colleges, make sure your comparison reflects the differences in how nursing colleges communicate their price.
Take Advantage of Special Tuition Rates from Employers and Associations
Chamberlain proudly partners with healthcare institutions, community colleges, associations and organizations to provide special tuition rates and dedicated advising teams for registered nurses.
Understand Your Financial Options
More than 80% of Chamberlain students receive some form of financial aid, from grants to loans to work-study. Get started with our net price calculator to estimate the total cost of your education, including your financing options.
Chamberlain offers a number of undergraduate scholarships and graduate scholarships to students to help fund their education. In addition, nursing scholarships are offered by many outside groups. Do your research and explore all the opportunities available to you.
Speak with a Chamberlain Advisor
At Chamberlain, we can help you develop a financial plan that allows you to reach your goal of earning a nursing degree. View our Financial Aid Kit or call to speak with an advisor and review your financial aid options: 888-556-8226.