Why You Should Give

Help a future nurse:

  • 100% of donations to the Annual Fund support financial aid
  • Prospective students cite cost as a leading factor affecting their decision whether to attend the School
  • 98% of students qualify for financial aid each year
  • The cost of tuition has risen to a minimum of $63,811 for a bachelorís degree, $50,232 for a masterís degree and $67,095 for a doctoral degree. Additional fees total $3,737
  • In order to remain need-blind in its admission policy, the School must raise more than $4 million in financial aid for its students each year
  • Average scholarship for Combined BS/MS students: $32,373 ($21,582 for the first year and $10,791 for the second year)
  • Average debt load of a graduate of both phases of the Combined BS/MS Program who attended the program full-time and received a scholarship: $158,424


Average cost for a student in the first year of the
Combined BS/MS Program in 2008-09


2008-09 Annual Funds
Giving as of 9/30/2008: $36,225
Total number of donors: 50

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