Tuition and Fees for 2018-2019

Full-time tuition for graduate nursing students is $20,910 per term in 2018-19. Students in the first year of the Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing (GEPN) program are assessed an additional summer term tuition fee of $16,620. Tuition for part-time students, including all students enrolled in the DNP program, is $13,900 each semester.  Students enrolled in the Post-Master’s Certificate program, or on a Non-matriculated basis, may instead be assessed at the per-credit rate of $1,650/credit. If more information is needed, please send your request to

Acceptance Fee

A nonrefundable fee of $600 is required within three weeks of the receipt of an offer of admission in order to secure a place in the entering class. For matriculating students, $300 will be credited to the fall term tuition.

Required Fees

Incoming first-year students pay a technology fee of $1,840. All returning students are assessed a technology fee of $630. All YSN students pay an annual student activities fee of $110. Physical assessment courses have a lab fee of up to $420, and some clinical courses may also have a lab fee. Students are also responsible for the cost of clinical background check, equipment, uniforms, books, photocopying, transportation to and from clinical sites, and on-site parking, if needed. The University requires hospitalization insurance for all students; the charge for single student coverage with the Yale Health Plan for 2018-19 is $2,402. This fee may be waived with proof of alternative coverage for each year of enrollment. 

2018–2019 Tuition and Fees Schedules for Full-time GEPN and MSN Programs (PDF)

Other Fees

Service fees are charged for late registration, course schedule changes after the add/drop period, Internet connectivity from a student residence, late return of library materials, and the like.