The Center for College Affordability and Productivity released the list of the most expensive universities in the United States for the latest school year. The following are the top five schools with the most expensive nursing programs.
1. Columbia University
Columbia University is located in New York, NY. There is no doubt that the university’s school of nursing is the most expensive among all of the programs in the country. This is because it is an Ivy League school, and it is located in New York. Columbia’s annual tuition is $45,290, and the annual total cost is $59,290.
According to the university’s school of nursing website, students can be sure that they are getting the best support academically and financially. The university offers financial aid and employment support for new graduates. Students also have to pay technology and course fees on top of the nursing program’s tuition fees.
2. Washington University
Washington University in St. Louis offers nursing students an annual tuition of $41,992 and total annual costs of $58,901. The university boasts exceptional faculty, award-winning research, vital local and global community partnerships and in-demand graduates.
The university also offers Technology Innovations in Education and Research for its students, faculty and partners. TIER features sophisticated infrastructure services such as database hosting, systems authentication and security, interactive media and distance learning support.
3. New York University
New York University is home to another one of the most expensive nursing programs. With its location, it should be expected that NYU will have high tuition costs. Students have to pay annual tuition of $41,606, and the annual total cost at the school is $58,858. According to reports, the latest improvement in its facilities has significantly increased the university’s nursing program cost.
NYU College of Nursing boasts highly qualified faculty. In addition, students can also get access to top health centers and become a part of one of the country’s largest research universities. Most importantly, they can enjoy living in exciting New York City.
4. Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is another expensive school to obtain a nursing degree. It offers an annual tuition of $41,332 and annual total cost of $58,544. The university offers programs that range from certification to master’s and doctorate degrees for nurses who are already licensed. The school’s nursing program is more focused on patient care, nursing education and clinical research.
Vanderbilt School of Nursing prepares students for the employment world with highly-qualified faculty, innovative technologies and affiliations with some of the largest health facilities in the country.
5. John Hopkins University
John Hopkins University offers an annual cost of $53,190. According to the university’s website, it offers a lot of options for aspiring nurses. The school’s areas of excellence include aging, community public health, educational technology, global nursing, Coverdell Peace Corps fellows, salivary bioscience and inter-professional education.
JHUSON is right next to the university’s school of medicine, John Hopkins Hospital and the Bloomberg School of Public Health. The university claims that it has designed the next standard in nursing excellence.
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Vickie Robinson is a surgical nurse and guest author at Top RN to BSN, where she contributed to the guide to the Best RN to BSN Online.