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Total Program Tuition and Fees

Note: Program cost listed is the total tuition cost of the entire program and includes the cost of all items listed except for General Education courses. All book costs listed below are estimates.

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Master of Science in Nursing Degree Program:

The MSN Degree Program is designed to prepare Baccalaureate Nursing graduates for post-licensure education. Graduates of the program will earn a Master of Science in Nursing degree with a focus in nursing education and leadership. The MSN program consists of a total of 56 quarter credit hours, which can be completed in as little as 15-18 months. The curriculum design includes core courses that would allow students to pursue a post-graduate certificate.

Total Tuition $14,840
Nonrefundable App Fee $100
Laptop $950
TOTAL COST $15,890

Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Option:

Students without previous RN licensure may transfer up to 80 quarter credits of general education courses and up to 25% of the professional nursing courses from another approved college. The program provides a focused nursing curriculum with didactic and clinical components built on the general education courses. Students transferring all 80 credits of their general education courses from another college can usually complete the professional nursing portion of the program in 7 quarters.

Total Tuition $48,145
Nonrefundable App Fee $100
Books Estimate $1974
Scrubs / Book Bag $100
Nursing Kits $135
IT Fee $300
Inst Fee $900
Assessment Testing Fees $1,900
Clinical Fee $1000
Sim Lab Fee $925
Grad Fee $250
TOTAL COST $55,729

Bachelor of Science in Nursing RN to BSN Option:

A student already licensed as a registered nurse may apply for advanced standing and/or transfer credit. This program meets the needs of the registered nurse who desires to continue education in nursing at the baccalaureate level. The number of months required for completion depends upon the previous educational background of the RN.  

Total Tuition $13,905
Nonrefundable App Fee $100
Laptop $950
TOTAL COST $14,955

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)

Associate Degree in Nursing Completion Option:

The Associate Degree in Nursing Program provides a focused nursing curriculum with didactic and clinical components built on the general education courses. Students transferring all 24 credits of their general education courses from another college can usually complete the nursing portion of the program in 6 quarters.

Total Tuition $37,754
Nonrefundable App Fee $100
Books Estimate $1,817
Scrubs / Book Bag $100
Nursing Kits $135
IT Fee $125
Inst Fee $1,500
Assessment Testing Fees Test $1,800
Clinical Fee $500
Sim Lab Fee $675
Grad Fee $250
TOTAL COST $44,756

 

Students are responsible for all costs related to admissions testing, health insurance, background check, immunization costs, and licensing test fees. All costs are subject to change at any time.

Tuition & Fees for Repeated Courses

Students required to repeat a course will be charged the current tuition per credit for that course.

Other Tuition/Fee Disclosures

Please note that the cost of tuition and fees at Denver College of Nursing does not include parking.

Graduates who sit for the NCLEX-RN examination are required to pay an associated examination fee. For more information on NCLEX-RN examination fees, please see http://www.dora.state.co.us/nursing/licensing/RN.htm.

Our individualized attention to each student's needs makes applying for financial aid a simple and personalized process for Denver College of Nursing students.

Geri Reichmuth

Director of Financial Aid
DBJ Studies

3,000

Studies estimate that Colorado will need 3,000 new nurses a year to make up for both the departing workforce and an increased patient load.
Source: Denver Business Journal

A Sense of Family

As our faculty motivate and help students develop into professional nurses, they treat students like family. Our faculty care. What we do at DCN truly matters.

Faculty and Students at DCN