Paying For College
Listed below are costs for those wishing to take classes within our master's degree programs. The costs for our online doctoral program in nursing (BSN to DNP), is below the master's program costs.
MASTER'S PROGRAM COSTS
Resident Tuition: $265.25 per credit hour
Non-resident Tuition: $535.25 per credit hour
There also is a charge for various fees, plus whatever your costs for books and supplies will be.
Non-Oklahoma residents may apply for out-of-state fee waiver. Application must be made each semester through the Registrar's Office. Applicants must meet Graduate Studies criteria for unconditional admission to be considered for out-of-state fee waiver.
You will want to fill out the FAFSA form to apply for financial aid (Northwestern’s FAFSA code is 003163).
If interested in living in University Housing, see additional information at Living on Campus.
DOCTORAL (BSN to DNP) PROGRAM COSTS
In-State: $377.50 per credit hour with a one-time online expense of $300.
Out-of-State: $623.50 per credit hour with a one-time online expense of $300.
Summer Residency: $350.00 expense, on the Alva Campus.
The student is responsible for the cost of all books, supplies, liability insurance, and background checks.
(The tuition waiver program does not apply to the Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP) Program.