RN to BSN Tuition and Fees

Are you seeking tuition information on our online RN to BSN programs? Listed for your convenience are West Coast University's RN to BSN cost and tuition details along with the conditions that apply.

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Non-Military Rate Military Rate2
Semester Credits 1201 1201
Number of Trimesters 3 Trimesters 3 Trimesters
Tuition Cost
(per credit)
$525 per credit $446 per credit
Total Tuition Cost
(not including additional fees)
$18,900 $16,056
$0 $0
Technology Fee4 $1,500.00 $1,500.00
Estimate for Program Supplies5 $170 $170
Estimated Total Program Cost
(including all additional fees)
$20,570 $17,726

1 Includes 42 credits for unobstructed RN License, and assumes 42 transfer credits for non-nursing courses, and the remaining 36 credits are required to be taken at WCU.

2 Rate provided to Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Department of Defense, Dependents utilizing VA Benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.

3 You must pay the state-imposed assessment for the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) if all of the following applies to you: 1) You are a student, who is a California resident, or are enrolled in a residency program, and prepay all of part of your tuition either by cash, guaranteed student loans, or personal loans, and 2) Your total charges are not paid by any third-party payer such as an employer, government program or other payer unless you have a separate agreement to repay the third party. You are not eligible for protection from the STRF and you are not required to pay the STRF assessment, if either of the following applies: 1)You are not a California resident, or are not enrolled in a residency program, or 2) Your total charges are paid by a third party, such as an employer, government program or other payer and you have no separate agreement to repay the third party.

The State of California created the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (STRF) to relieve or mitigate economic losses suffered by students in educational programs who are California residents, or are enrolled in a residency program attending certain schools regulated by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE). You may be eligible for STRF if you are a California resident or are enrolled in a residency program, prepaid tuition, paid the STRF assessment, and suffered an economic loss as a result of any of the following: 1) The school closed before the course of instruction was completed; 2) The school’s failure to pay refunds or charges on behalf of a student to a third party for license fees or any other purpose, or to provide equipment or materials for which a charge was collected within 180 days before the closure of the school; 3)The school’s failure to pay or reimburse loan proceeds under a federally guaranteed student loan program as required by law or to pay or reimburse proceeds received by the school prior to closure in excess of tuition and other cost; 4) There was a material failure to comply with the Act or this Division within 30 days before the school closed or if the material failure began earlier than 30 days prior to closure, the period determined by the Bureau; 5) An inability after diligent efforts to prosecute, prove, and collect on a judgment against the institution for a violation of the Act.

4 Technology Fee includes eBooks and online course materials, 24/7 technical support, Office 365, learning management system, mobile app, and portal access.

5 Program supplies include WCU identification card and background check.

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