BSN 16-Month Completion Time: 16-month time frame based on the 34 nursing credits required at PNW when transferring 86 credits toward the degree; additional courses may increase the time required to complete the program. Diplomas are awarded in January, June and August.
PowerPath 10-Month Track: Available for RN-to-BSN students only. All non-nursing requirements must be completed before enrollment. Students unable to continue courses on the accelerated 10-month track will switch to the standard 16-month track, but may not switch back to PowerPath. Please contact your Academic Advisor for more information.
BSN Tuition and Scholarships: Tuition is based on a student transferring 86 credits toward the degree. Tuition for the 34 nursing credits required at PNW is $13,477.26. New students who are employed by one of PNW’s hospital partners or are current students at one of PNW’s community college partners may receive scholarships to reduce tuition for the nursing credits to $10,199.26. Program cost will increase for students who do not bring in maximum credit. Scholarship eligibility is subject to change for students who have previously dropped out of the program. Additional fees may apply. New students who are not eligible for the partner scholarship will pay $329.39 per credit hour. A 3-credit hour class will cost $988.17 with a total cost of $11,199.26. The University reserves the right to increase prices and/or discontinue the scholarship at any time. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Board of Trustees. An equal access/equal opportunity university.
MSN Alumni Scholarship: Must have completed the PNW RN-to-BSN to be eligible for scholarship.
MSN Transfer Credits: Transfer dependent on program approval. Courses must fulfill curriculum requirements and must have been taken at a university that has national nursing accreditation. A grade of the equivalent of 3.0 (on a 4-point scale) or higher must be present for any transfer course and faculty will review syllabi for equivalence. NUR 51000, Research and Evidence Based Nursing Practice, all advanced core courses, and all specialty courses (applies to all concentrations) must be taken at PNW.
MSN Tuition and Fees: Tuition includes fees, with the exception of differential fees. Differential fees are $221.25 when registered for less than 8 hours and $281.50 for 8 hours or more and are assessed once each traditional semester. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Board of Trustees.
Textbook Fee: The instructional material access fee is $299 per semester and is applicable to both BSN and MSN programs. The fee is not included in total tuition. All students are automatically entered into the access program and must opt out if they do not want to participate. For more information, visit www.pnw.edu/bursar/tuition-and-fees/instructional-materials-access/.
U.S. News & World Report Rankings: BSN and MSN