Tuition & Fees

Nevada State College
School of Nursing


RN to BSN Program
*Cost Estimates as of 12/14/10
*Cost based on in-state rates/fees
*Additional fees may apply


Tuition cost per credit at NSC = $103.25
NSC Application Fee: $30.

Prerequisite Course Cost: ± $3,200.75

  • This cost is variable as it depends on how many prerequisite courses the RN needs to complete and this depends on prior college coursework.
  • Prerequisite courses commonly needed by RNís:
    • English 102 (3 credits)
    • Math 124 (3 credits)
    • Chemistry 110 (4 credits)
    • Fine Arts (3 credits)
    • Humanities (3 credits)
    • Statistics (3 credits)
    • Communication (3 credits)
    • Nevada Constitution (3 credits)
    • Nutrition (3 credits)
    • Human Development across the Lifespan (3 credits)

Credits by Exam: 38 NSC credits awarded for AD/Diploma nursing courses: $420.
What are Credits by Exam?

Upper Division Nursing Courses at NSC: $3,001.50

  • NURS 310 (3 credits)
  • NURS 408 (3 credits)
  • NURS 440 (4 credits)
  • NURS 444 (6 credits)
  • NURS 416 (3 credits)
  • NURS 319 (4 credits)
  • NURS 418 (3 credits)
  • NURS elective (3 credits)

Upper Division Nursing Courses at UNLV (Additional Fees May Apply):

  • Undergraduate courses at $156.75 /credit: $940.50
    • NURS 426 (3 credits)
    • NURS 410 (3 credits)
    OR
  • Graduate courses at $239.50 /credit: $1,437.00
    • NURS 703 (3 credits)
    • NURS 704 (3 credits)
    Textbooks:
  • NSC upper division nursing courses: ± $350
  • UNLV undergraduate nursing courses: ± $300
  • UNLV graduate nursing courses: ± $500

Approximate costs (excluding the prerequisite courses above and books)

Option: RN completing undergraduate nursing coursework at UNLV: $4,362.00
(Plus needed prerequisite cost)

Option: RN completing graduate nursing coursework at UNLV: $4,858.50
(Plus needed prerequisite cost)

*Costs are subject to change. Additional fees may apply. Current estimates are as of 12/14/10.