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Family Nurse Practitioner: Cost & Tuition

Cost per credit hour$955 Per Credit Hour
Total number of credit hoursMSN FNP: 42 Credits
Post-MSN FNP Certificate: 24 Credits
Total estimated cost, minus feesMSN FNP: $40,110
Post-MSN FNP Certificate: $22,920
Additional FeesThe following fees apply for students in the MSN: FNP and Post-MSN FNP Certificate programs:

Registration Fee: $115 (Charged per 16-week semester)
Library Fee: $40 (Charged per 16-week semester)
Clinical Oversight Fee: $2,000 (Only charged for NU 561, 621)
Clinical Oversight Fee: $1,000 (Only charged for NU 606, 607)
Laboratory Fee: $1,300 (Charged for NU 552, 621)

This program’s estimated tuition does not include textbooks, supplies, personal expenses or loan fees.

Consider taking these nurse practitioner program costs into account when you budget for your school year.

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At Sacred Heart University, we’re committed to offering affordable, accessible, and high-quality online degree programs. We also believe in transparency, avoiding hidden costs whenever possible.* Please note the certificate program is not currently eligible for federal financial aid. However, FNP and PMHNP post-MSN certificate students are encouraged to apply for scholarship funding through the APNURSE Grant.

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Military Students

We honor the dedication and service of those in the military and are committed to helping them succeed.

Ranked as one of the Best Colleges for Veterans in the North by U.S. News & World Report, Sacred Heart University is one of the first institutions in Connecticut to become a Yellow Ribbon School and is also approved for both the Montgomery and Post 9/11 GI Bills.

To find out if you are eligible to receive military education benefits, please feel free to request more information or call us at 877-791-7181.

What Financial Aid Is Available?

Pursuing a graduate degree requires a commitment of both time and money. At Sacred Heart University, we are committed to helping you explore all of the financial aid options that are available to you when covering your nurse practitioner program cost.

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