Associate in Nursing Tuition and Fees

Excelsior University offers affordable nursing degrees that are designed to fit within a working adult’s budget. Financial aid and other cost-saving resources are available for nursing students at all degree levels.

Tuition is charged on a per-credit basis for online courses. Standard fees apply for application, enrollment, student services, and graduation.

Cost Description
Online Course Tuition $550 per credit.
Academic Services Fee $40 per credit. Library services, academic advising, and academic program planning.
Technology Fee

$28 per credit. Investments in and continuing improvements to technology services.
Post-Admission Credit Evaluation Service $300 Students who choose to transfer credits after they have been admitted to Excelsior will pay a service fee to have credit evaluated for applicability to their degree programs.
Graduation Fee2 $125 Final review and processing of student records for degree conferral and issuance of diploma.

Beginning January 17, 2024, a 2.85% service fee will be assessed when credit or debit cards are used to pay for tuition and university fees.

Tuition and fees subject to change without notice.

2All undergraduate students are required to pay the graduation fee. There is a small, separate fee for graduation regalia. For more Information visit our Commencement page

Students enrolled in the Associate in Applied Science  program are required to take a minimum of 12 Excelsior course credits before graduation.

Students enrolled in the Associate in Arts and Associate in Sciences programs are required to take 12 Excelsior course credits before graduation.

Ways to Control Costs

Excelsior University offers a range of programs and services to ensure that working adults have access to an affordable education.

Financial Aid

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Excelsior University maintains partnerships with employers, colleges, military organizations, and other types of institutions. Students who are affiliated with partner organizations may be eligible for discounts on tuition, student fees, and other costs.

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Payment Plans

Excelsior University offers payment plans to help working adults fit education costs comfortably within a household budget. You can pay tuition and/or fees in monthly installments, rather than in a lump sum.

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