RN to BSN Tuition

RN to BSN Tuition



INITIAL FEES & DEPOSITS–Application fees and tuition deposits are non-refundable, even when the student withdraws in the first week of the term.

Application Fee $50
Tuition Deposit $350


Tuition $800 Unit
Student Body Fee $50 Annual
Health Insurance Fee-Enhanced-Student Only** $5,167 Annual
Graduation Fee $130 Final Semester

**Waived if employer-based insurance is in place.


The information table listed below provides the estimated cost of attendance for attending Samuel Merritt University RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program for the current academic year. This cost analysis assumes a traditional full time track and does not take into account any annual tuition and fee increases, which become effective each Fall.

  Summer 2016 Fall 2016 Spring 2017 Summer 2017 Fall 2017 Total
Tuition 4,800 4,800 5,600 5,600 4,800 $25,600
Student Body Fee 50 - - 50 - $100
Graduation Fee - - - - 130 $130
Health Insurance Fee-Student Only** 1,292 2,584 1,722 1,292 2,584 $9,474
Totals $6,142 $7,384 $7,322 $6,942 $7,514 $35,304

Samuel Merritt University RN to BSN Scholarship

Samuel Merritt University, through a partnership with Kaiser Permanente, is pleased to be able to offer scholarships to assist nurses in covering the costs of the RN to BSN program. Scholarships are available first come, first served. Nurses who are currently working for Kaiser Permanente, public hospitals and clinics, federally qualified health centers, and public health departments will be awarded a scholarship that covers 80% of the tuition. Student Body, health insurance, books, transportation, and other fees are not included. Scholarships are renewable each term based upon satisfactory academic performance and continued progress towards the degree.

Scholarships are not available to nurses who are employed outside of Kaiser Permanente or do not work at a safety net hospital. 


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