Dallas Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree at WCU - Texas

At West Coast University - Texas, every part of our program is designed with our students’ needs in mind. This includes creating a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program with no waitlists so that classes are always available when you need them.

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BSN Program Highlights

WCU’s student-centric approach means you get one-on-one support every step of the way, from no-cost tutoring to Student Success advisors. We are continuously pursuing more effective and innovative ways to make a nursing education accessible to students who have the passion to make a difference in their communities.

No Waitlists

With no waitlist, you can start your BSN degree in Dallas now and begin making a difference sooner.

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Accelerated Program Pace Option

Complete the Dallas BSN program in as little as 39 months.

Partners

Simulation Labs

Work through real-life scenarios in our technologically advanced simulation labs, equipped with high-fidelity manikins that cry, sweat, and react like real patients.

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Clinical Support

With a diverse range of clinical partners, our clinical advisors can help you find a local placement that aligns with your interests.

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NCLEX Preparation

Get individualized support as you prepare for your licensure examination to become a registered nurse (RN).

One-on-One Support

Receive personalized attention and support from the moment you step onto campus, to beyond graduation.

Additional Information about the BSN Program in Dallas

West Coast University-Texas works diligently to stay at the forefront of the health care industry. By embracing a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success, we deliver healthcare education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability. This dedication helps graduates from our nursing program to gain the competencies they need to be successful in the nursing profession.

WEST COAST UNIVERSITY-TEXAS BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Choose when to begin with multiple starts per year
  • Gain real-life, hands-on experience in the dynamic Simulation Center
  • Lifetime career planning advice, resume writing guidance and interview preparation
  • Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify

West Coast University-Texas supports its BSN Dallas students beyond the last day of class. We are committed to helping our graduates throughout their nursing careers. Through our Career Services Department, we provide ongoing assistance with professional and career development through workshops and guidance for our students and graduates.

At WCU-Texas, our goal is to build both the skills and confidence required in the nursing field. Practice using high-fidelity manikins that cry, sweat, and react like real patients. Coupled with hands-on clinical experiences, our simulations give students the opportunity to master foundational skills and graduate with confidence.

Our BSN Dallas students experience a range of patient care situations from routine to emergency. During simulation sessions, each student practices the functions of a Registered Nurse, independently. The Simulation labs at West Coast University use a full range of scenarios at all levels of the core nursing program:

  • Medical and Surgical Units
  • Pediatrics
  • Maternity/OB
  • Mental Health

WCU-Texas is dedicated to building long-term clinical relationships and hospital affiliations that offer students a world of options and meaningful clinical experiences.

Clinical faculty provide support by facilitating preference selection, helping with compliance tracking, and assist with clinical site placement.

Passing the licensure exam is an essential milestone for all nurses. That’s why WCU-Texas helps prepare you every step of the way.

  • One-on-one support from NCLEX advisors
  • NCLEX bootcamps
  • No-cost tutoring
  • Access to a virtual library of educational books and videos
  • Green Light program

 

The BSN Dallas program focuses on the preparation of nurses who are life-long learners and critical thinkers, and upon completion of the program, will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination to become a Registered Nurse.

A total of 120 semester credits are required to earn the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN), including the completion of general education courses, lower and upper division didactic theory courses, and clinical experience.

Program Requirements and Curriculum

How Much Does The Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Texas Program Cost?

We know school is a substantial commitment. At WCU, we want to equip you with all the information you need to make the right decision for your future.

Our goal is to give you a clear understanding of Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Texas tuition costs so you can be well-informed as you navigate the application and enrollment process. To assist you in your decision, we provide a breakdown below of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Texas program costs at West Coast University.

We offer several financial aid options – including scholarships, grants, and loan access – to help support you through your studies.

For more information about your financial support options, visit our financial aid page.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Tuition and Fees

Accelerated*

Degree Type

Bachelor of Science

(Summer 2023)

Bachelor of Science

(Starting Fall I 2023)

Total Program Credits120120
Program Length8 semesters8 semesters
Full-Time Status (12 to 18 credits)$12,930 $12,930
3/4-Time Status (9 to 11 credits)$10,750$10,750 
1/2-Time Status (6 to 8 credits)$8,405$8,405 
Less than 1/2-Time Status (under 6 credits) (per credit)$1,425$1,425 
Total Tuition Cost (Full-Time)$103,440$103,440 
Registration Fee (refundable)$75 $75
Estimated Total Book Costs1$4,790 $5,283
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost1$479 $528
Estimate for Uniforms Fee1$130 $130
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Preparation Fees1$2,345$2,345 
Technology Fee2 ($100 per semester)$800 $800

General Education Resource Fee3

$500$500
Estimated Total Program Costs$112,559$113,101

 

Indirect Costs

10 Month Academic Year4
with parentsoff campus
Federal Student Loan Fees$100$100
Course Materials (Personal Electronic Device-1st year only)
$1,000$1,000
Living Expenses (Food & Housing)$2,980$9,920
Transportation$2,060$2,060
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses$6,740$6,740
Total$12,880$19.820

*Upon enrollment, students select Accelerated or Evening and Weekend, which will determine the pace at which students complete their degree.  In most cases, students that select Accelerated will attempt two courses per term, and students that select Working Professional will attempt one course per term.

1 The Estimated Book, Uniform and Supply fees reflect the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2022 and are subject to change.

2 Technology Fee includes student technical support, Office 365, blended and online course delivery/learning management system, mobile app, student portal technology and access, and require electronic course materials/software.

3 The General Education Resource Fee includes costs associated with ATI Smart Prep materials. The General Education Resource Fee will be waived for Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Veteran Spouse, Department of Defense employees, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.

4  The purpose of the Cost of Attendance (COA) is to provide students and families with an estimated cost to attend West Coast University. The COA includes both direct and indirect cost estimates. Direct costs are paid directly to West Coast University and are shown separately for each program. Indirect costs are not paid to West Coast University and are estimates students may use to budget expenses they may incur while attending school. While actual indirect costs may vary, West Coast University estimates these amounts based on the number of months in an academic year and whether students will live with parents or off campus.

Note 1: Students who wish to take Challenge Exams will be subject to a fee of $100 for each Challenge exam. Please see the campus Bursar Office for a full price listing.

Note 2: Course Audits - If a course(s) is being audited, credits for these courses will be included for the student's schedule status for billing, based on the schedule statuses and amounts shown above.  Pre-licensure Nursing students should refer to the program's Dismissal Policy for information surrounding course auditing.

Note 3: The Total Tuition Cost can be converted to Cost per Credit Hour by using the following calculation:

Total Tuition Cost ($103,440) divided by the Total Program Credits (120) = Cost per Credit Hour ($862).

Tuition and Fees

Evening and Weekend*

Degree Type

Bachelor of Science

(Summer 2023)

Bachelor of Science

(Starting Fall I 2023)

Total Program Credits120120 
Program Length9 semesters9 semesters
Full-Time Status (12 to 18 credits)$11,941$11,941
3/4-Time Status (9 to 11 credits)$9,928$9,928
1/2-Time Status (6 to 8 credits)$7,762$7,762
Less than 1/2-Time Status (under 6 credits) (per credit)$1,425$1,425
Total Tuition Cost (Full-Time)$103,443$103,443
Registration Fee (refundable)$75$75
Estimated Total Book Costs2$4,790$5,283
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost2$479$528
Estimate for Uniforms Fee2$130$130
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Preparation Fees2$2,345$2,345
Technology Fee3 ($100 per semester)$900$900
General Education Resource Fee4$500$500

Estimated Total Program Costs

$112,662$113,204

 

Indirect Costs

10 Month Academic Year5
with parentsoff campus
Federal Student Loan Fees$100$100
Course Materials (Personal Electronic Device-1st year only)
$1,000$1,000
Living Expenses (Food & Housing)$2,980$9,920
Transportation$2,060$2,060
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses$6,740$6,740
Total$12,880$19.820

* Upon enrollment, students select Accelerated or Evening and Weekend, which will determine the pace at which students complete their degree. In most cases, students that select Accelerated will attempt two courses per term, and students that select Working Professional will attempt one course per term.

1 The Evening & Weekend Schedule results in 7 semesters at full time, and 2 semesters at 3/4 time.

2 The Estimated Book, Uniform and Supply fees reflect the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2022 and are subject to change.

3 Technology Fee includes student technical support, Office 365, blended and online course delivery/learning management system, mobile app, student portal technology and access, and required electronic course materials/software.

4 The General Education Resource Fee includes costs associated with ATI Smart Prep materials. The General Education Resource Fee will be waived for Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Veteran Spouse, Department of Defense employees, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.  

5 The purpose of the Cost of Attendance (COA) is to provide students and families with an estimated cost to attend West Coast University. The COA includes both direct and indirect cost estimates. Direct costs are paid directly to West Coast University and are shown separately for each program. Indirect costs are not paid to West Coast University and are estimates students may use to budget expenses they may incur while attending school. While actual indirect costs may vary, West Coast University estimates these amounts based on the number of months in an academic year and whether students will live with parents or off campus.

Note 1: Students who wish to take Challenge Exams will be subject to a fee of $100 for each Challenge exam. Please see the campus Bursar Office for a full price listing.

Note 2: Course Audits - If a course(s) is being audited, credits for these courses will be included for the student's schedule status for billing, based on the schedule statuses and amounts shown above. Pre-licensure Nursing students should refer to the program's Dismissal Policy for information surrounding course auditing.

Note 3: The Total Tuition Cost can be converted to Cost per Credit Hour by using the following calculation:

Total Tuition Cost ($103,443) divided by the Total Program Credits (120) = Cost per Credit Hour ($862).

Why WCU - Texas?

West Coast University-Texas works diligently to stay at the forefront of the health care industry. By embracing a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success, we deliver healthcare education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability. This dedication helps graduates from our nursing program to gain the competencies they need to be successful in the nursing profession.

WEST COAST UNIVERSITY-TEXAS BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Choose when to begin with multiple starts per year
  • Gain real-life, hands-on experience in the dynamic Simulation Center
  • Lifetime career planning advice, resume writing guidance and interview preparation
  • Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify

West Coast University-Texas supports its BSN Dallas students beyond the last day of class. We are committed to helping our graduates throughout their nursing careers. Through our Career Services Department, we provide ongoing assistance with professional and career development through workshops and guidance for our students and graduates.

Simulation Centers

At WCU-Texas, our goal is to build both the skills and confidence required in the nursing field. Practice using high-fidelity manikins that cry, sweat, and react like real patients. Coupled with hands-on clinical experiences, our simulations give students the opportunity to master foundational skills and graduate with confidence.

Our BSN Dallas students experience a range of patient care situations from routine to emergency. During simulation sessions, each student practices the functions of a Registered Nurse, independently. The Simulation labs at West Coast University use a full range of scenarios at all levels of the core nursing program:

  • Medical and Surgical Units
  • Pediatrics
  • Maternity/OB
  • Mental Health
Clinical Support

WCU-Texas is dedicated to building long-term clinical relationships and hospital affiliations that offer students a world of options and meaningful clinical experiences.

Clinical faculty provide support by facilitating preference selection, helping with compliance tracking, and assist with clinical site placement.

NCLEX Support

Passing the licensure exam is an essential milestone for all nurses. That’s why WCU-Texas helps prepare you every step of the way.

  • One-on-one support from NCLEX advisors
  • NCLEX bootcamps
  • No-cost tutoring
  • Access to a virtual library of educational books and videos
  • Green Light program

 

Requirements & Curriculum

The BSN Dallas program focuses on the preparation of nurses who are life-long learners and critical thinkers, and upon completion of the program, will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination to become a Registered Nurse.

A total of 120 semester credits are required to earn the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN), including the completion of general education courses, lower and upper division didactic theory courses, and clinical experience.

Program Requirements and Curriculum

Tuition & Financial Aid

How Much Does The Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Texas Program Cost?

We know school is a substantial commitment. At WCU, we want to equip you with all the information you need to make the right decision for your future.

Our goal is to give you a clear understanding of Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Texas tuition costs so you can be well-informed as you navigate the application and enrollment process. To assist you in your decision, we provide a breakdown below of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Texas program costs at West Coast University.

We offer several financial aid options – including scholarships, grants, and loan access – to help support you through your studies.

For more information about your financial support options, visit our financial aid page.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Tuition and Fees

Accelerated*

Degree Type

Bachelor of Science

(Summer 2023)

Bachelor of Science

(Starting Fall I 2023)

Total Program Credits120120
Program Length8 semesters8 semesters
Full-Time Status (12 to 18 credits)$12,930 $12,930
3/4-Time Status (9 to 11 credits)$10,750$10,750 
1/2-Time Status (6 to 8 credits)$8,405$8,405 
Less than 1/2-Time Status (under 6 credits) (per credit)$1,425$1,425 
Total Tuition Cost (Full-Time)$103,440$103,440 
Registration Fee (refundable)$75 $75
Estimated Total Book Costs1$4,790 $5,283
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost1$479 $528
Estimate for Uniforms Fee1$130 $130
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Preparation Fees1$2,345$2,345 
Technology Fee2 ($100 per semester)$800 $800

General Education Resource Fee3

$500$500
Estimated Total Program Costs$112,559$113,101

 

Indirect Costs

10 Month Academic Year4
with parentsoff campus
Federal Student Loan Fees$100$100
Course Materials (Personal Electronic Device-1st year only)
$1,000$1,000
Living Expenses (Food & Housing)$2,980$9,920
Transportation$2,060$2,060
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses$6,740$6,740
Total$12,880$19.820

*Upon enrollment, students select Accelerated or Evening and Weekend, which will determine the pace at which students complete their degree.  In most cases, students that select Accelerated will attempt two courses per term, and students that select Working Professional will attempt one course per term.

1 The Estimated Book, Uniform and Supply fees reflect the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2022 and are subject to change.

2 Technology Fee includes student technical support, Office 365, blended and online course delivery/learning management system, mobile app, student portal technology and access, and require electronic course materials/software.

3 The General Education Resource Fee includes costs associated with ATI Smart Prep materials. The General Education Resource Fee will be waived for Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Veteran Spouse, Department of Defense employees, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.

4  The purpose of the Cost of Attendance (COA) is to provide students and families with an estimated cost to attend West Coast University. The COA includes both direct and indirect cost estimates. Direct costs are paid directly to West Coast University and are shown separately for each program. Indirect costs are not paid to West Coast University and are estimates students may use to budget expenses they may incur while attending school. While actual indirect costs may vary, West Coast University estimates these amounts based on the number of months in an academic year and whether students will live with parents or off campus.

Note 1: Students who wish to take Challenge Exams will be subject to a fee of $100 for each Challenge exam. Please see the campus Bursar Office for a full price listing.

Note 2: Course Audits - If a course(s) is being audited, credits for these courses will be included for the student's schedule status for billing, based on the schedule statuses and amounts shown above.  Pre-licensure Nursing students should refer to the program's Dismissal Policy for information surrounding course auditing.

Note 3: The Total Tuition Cost can be converted to Cost per Credit Hour by using the following calculation:

Total Tuition Cost ($103,440) divided by the Total Program Credits (120) = Cost per Credit Hour ($862).

Tuition and Fees

Evening and Weekend*

Degree Type

Bachelor of Science

(Summer 2023)

Bachelor of Science

(Starting Fall I 2023)

Total Program Credits120120 
Program Length9 semesters9 semesters
Full-Time Status (12 to 18 credits)$11,941$11,941
3/4-Time Status (9 to 11 credits)$9,928$9,928
1/2-Time Status (6 to 8 credits)$7,762$7,762
Less than 1/2-Time Status (under 6 credits) (per credit)$1,425$1,425
Total Tuition Cost (Full-Time)$103,443$103,443
Registration Fee (refundable)$75$75
Estimated Total Book Costs2$4,790$5,283
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost2$479$528
Estimate for Uniforms Fee2$130$130
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Preparation Fees2$2,345$2,345
Technology Fee3 ($100 per semester)$900$900
General Education Resource Fee4$500$500

Estimated Total Program Costs

$112,662$113,204

 

Indirect Costs

10 Month Academic Year5
with parentsoff campus
Federal Student Loan Fees$100$100
Course Materials (Personal Electronic Device-1st year only)
$1,000$1,000
Living Expenses (Food & Housing)$2,980$9,920
Transportation$2,060$2,060
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses$6,740$6,740
Total$12,880$19.820

* Upon enrollment, students select Accelerated or Evening and Weekend, which will determine the pace at which students complete their degree. In most cases, students that select Accelerated will attempt two courses per term, and students that select Working Professional will attempt one course per term.

1 The Evening & Weekend Schedule results in 7 semesters at full time, and 2 semesters at 3/4 time.

2 The Estimated Book, Uniform and Supply fees reflect the Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2022 and are subject to change.

3 Technology Fee includes student technical support, Office 365, blended and online course delivery/learning management system, mobile app, student portal technology and access, and required electronic course materials/software.

4 The General Education Resource Fee includes costs associated with ATI Smart Prep materials. The General Education Resource Fee will be waived for Active Duty, Active Duty Spouse, Reserve, Reserve Spouse, Veterans, Veteran Spouse, Department of Defense employees, dependents utilizing parent's veteran's education benefits, and Veterans Affairs employees.  

5 The purpose of the Cost of Attendance (COA) is to provide students and families with an estimated cost to attend West Coast University. The COA includes both direct and indirect cost estimates. Direct costs are paid directly to West Coast University and are shown separately for each program. Indirect costs are not paid to West Coast University and are estimates students may use to budget expenses they may incur while attending school. While actual indirect costs may vary, West Coast University estimates these amounts based on the number of months in an academic year and whether students will live with parents or off campus.

Note 1: Students who wish to take Challenge Exams will be subject to a fee of $100 for each Challenge exam. Please see the campus Bursar Office for a full price listing.

Note 2: Course Audits - If a course(s) is being audited, credits for these courses will be included for the student's schedule status for billing, based on the schedule statuses and amounts shown above. Pre-licensure Nursing students should refer to the program's Dismissal Policy for information surrounding course auditing.

Note 3: The Total Tuition Cost can be converted to Cost per Credit Hour by using the following calculation:

Total Tuition Cost ($103,443) divided by the Total Program Credits (120) = Cost per Credit Hour ($862).

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