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Listed below are the estimated costs (USD) for each program. Indirect expenses are estimates based on average costs. Actual costs may vary. For planning purposes, a 3% increase should be anticipated each year. 

Tuition for the upcoming semester must be paid one month before the first day of classes for incoming pre-licensure, master's, and doctoral students. Special students must pay at time of registration. MasterCard, Visa, and Discover Card are accepted. Alternate payment plans may only be arranged 30 days prior to the start of the semester. A $40-per-semester charge will be assessed for this service.

 

  • Pre-licensure Program Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Entry into Nursing

    Master of Science in Nursing (MSN): Entry into Nursing (September 2020 - August 2021)

    Billed Expenses

    Tuition:$63,192 (full-time per year)1
    Matriculation fee:$500 (one time only fee for first-time enrolled JHU students)
    Health Insurance:$4,1792
    Health fee:$849
    Total Billed Expenses:$68,720

    Estimated Other Expenses3

    Room and Board:$20,220
    Books & Supplies:$1,500
    Loan fees:$1,716
    Personal Expenses:$2,760
    Travel Expenses:$4,920
    Uniforms:$516
    Total Expenses:$100,517

    1Full-time: 12 credit hours per semester. Tuition is billed at $1,738 per credit.
    2All students must have health coverage.  Purchase of the School’s plan is optional.
    3Amounts for other expenses vary based upon student's selection of books, supplies, and living arrangements.

    Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees.

  • Master's Programs

    Master's Tuition Rates (2020-2021 Academic Year)

    MSN - Health Systems Management (SEPTEMBER 2020-AUGUST 2021)

    BILLED EXPENSES

    Tuition:$48,872 (full-time per year)1
    Matriculation fee:$500 (one time only fee for first-time enrolled JHU students)
    Health Insurance:$4,1792
    Health fee:$552
    Total Billed Expenses:$54,117

    ESTIMATED OTHER EXPENSES3

    Room and Board:$20,220
    Books & Supplies:$1,500
    Loan fees:$1,716
    Personal Expenses:$2,760
    Travel Expenses:$4,920
    Total Expenses:$85,233

    1Full-time: 12 credit hours per semester. Tuition is billed at $1,738 per credit. The costs shown are for students pursuing the full-time plan of study. Students pursuing the part-time plan of study will be billed less tuition charges.

    2All students must have health coverage.  Purchase of the School’s plan is optional.

    3Amounts for other expenses vary based upon student's selection of books, supplies, and living arrangements.

    Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees. 

    MSN/MBA Program (September 2020-August 2021)

    Billed Expenses

    Tuition:$56,032 (full-time per year)1
    Matriculation fee:$500 (one time only fee for first-time enrolled JHU students)
    Health Insurance:$4,1792
    Health fee:$566
    Total Billed Expenses:$61,277

    ESTIMATED OTHER EXPENSES3

    Room and Board:$20,220
    Books & Supplies:$1,500
    Loan fees:$1,716
    Personal Expenses:$2,760
    Travel Expenses:$4,920
    Total Expenses:$92,676

    1Full-time: 12 credit hours per semester. Tuition is billed at $1,738 per credit. The costs shown are for students pursuing the full-time plan of study. Students pursuing the part-time plan of study will be billed less tuition charges.

    2All students must have health coverage.  Purchase of the School’s plan is optional.

    3Amounts for other expenses vary based upon student's selection of books, supplies, and living arrangements.

    Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees. 

    MSN/MPH Program (July 2020-May 2021)

    Billed Expenses

    Tuition:$71,760* (full-time per year)1
    Matriculation fee:$500 (one time only fee for first-time enrolled JHU students)
    Health Insurance:$3,9602
    Health fee:$850
    Total Billed Expenses:$77,070

    ESTIMATED OTHER EXPENSES3

    Room and Board:$12,925
    Books & Supplies:$1,500
    Loan fees:$1,716
    Personal Expenses:$2,530
    Travel Expenses:$4,510
    Total Expenses:$105,861

    1Full-time: 16 credit hours per semester; 6 credits hours summer semester. Tuition is billed at $1,794 per credit.
    2All students must have health coverage.  Purchase of the School’s plan is optional.
    3Amounts for other expenses vary based upon student's selection of books, supplies, and living arrangements.

    Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees.

  • Doctoral Programs

    Doctoral Tuition Rates (2020-21 Academic Year)

    PhD Program (September 2020-May 2021)

    Billed Expenses

    Tuition:$42,228 (full-time per year)1
    Matriculation fee:$500 (one time only fee for first-time enrolled JHU students)
    Health Insurance:$3,9602
    Health fee:$850
    Total Billed Expenses:$47,538

    ESTIMATED OTHER EXPENSES3

    Room and Board:$10,575
    Books & Supplies:$1,000
    Loan fees:$1,146
    Personal Expenses:$2,070
    Travel Expenses:$3,690
    Total Expenses:$70,609

    1Full-time: 9 credit hours per semester; Tuition is billed at $2,346 per credit.
    2All students must have health coverage.  Purchase of the School’s plan is optional.
    3Amounts for other expenses vary based upon student's selection of books, supplies, and living arrangements.

    Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees. 

     

    DNP/PhD Program (MAY 2020-May 2021)

    Billed Expenses

    Tuition:$50,079 (full-time per year)1
    Matriculation fee:$500 (one time only fee for first-time enrolled JHU students)2
    Health Insurance:$4,1793
    Health fee:$566
    Total Billed Expenses:$55,324

    ESTIMATED OTHER EXPENSES4

    Room and Board:$20,220
    Books & Supplies:$1,500
    Loan fees:$1,716
    Personal Expenses:$2,760
    Travel Expenses:$4,920
    Total Expenses:$86,440

    1Full-time: 9 credit hours per semester; Tuition is billed at $2,084 per credit.
    2The matriculation fee is only charged to first time students at JHU. Continuing students are not charged a Matriculation Fee.
    3All students must have health coverage.  Purchase of the School’s plan is optional.
    4Amounts for other expenses vary based upon student's selection of books, supplies, and living arrangements.

    Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees. 

     

    DNP Advanced PRACTICE PROGRAM (september 2020-august 2021)

    BILLED EXPENSES

    Tuition:$49,76848,3211 (full-time per year)
    Health Fee:$566
    Matriculation fee:$500 (one time only fee for first-time enrolled JHU students)
    Health Insurance:$4,1792
    Total Billed Expenses:$55,296

    ESTIMATED OTHER EXPENSES3

    Room and Board:$20,220
    Books & Supplies:$1,500
    Loan fees:$1,7198
    Personal Expenses:$2,760
    Travel Expenses:$4,920
    Total Expenses:$86,412

    1Full-time: 9 credits per semester. Tuition is billed at $1,825 per credit and is less for students enrolling in less than full-time.

    2All students must have health coverage.  Purchase of the School’s plan is optional.

    3Amounts for other expenses vary based upon student's selection of books, supplies, and living arrangements.

    Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees.

    DNP Executive Practice Program (MAY 2020-May 2021)

    Billed Expenses

    Tuition:$39,7481
    Matriculation fee:$500 (one time only fee for first-time enrolled JHU students)
    Total Billed Expenses:$42,248

    ESTIMATED OTHER EXPENSES2

    Room and Board:$20,220
    Books & Supplies:$1,500
    Loan fees:$1,716
    Personal Expenses:$2,760
    Travel Expenses:$4,920
    Total Expenses:$71,364
     


    1Tuition is shown for the progression of previously matriculated students. Students are billed per credit ($1,825) and those who enroll in additional credit will be billed more while those enrolling in less credits have less charges.

    2Amounts for other expenses vary based upon student's selection of books, supplies, and living arrangements.

    Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees.

     

    DNP/MBA PROGRAM (MAY 2020-MAY 2021)

    BILLED EXPENSES

    Tuition:$39,7481
    Matriculation fee:$500 (one time only fee for first-time enrolled JHU students)
    Total Billed Expenses:$42,248

    ESTIMATED OTHER EXPENSES2

    Room and Board:$20,220
    Books & Supplies:$1,500
    Loan fees:$1,716
    Personal Expenses:$2,760
    Travel Expenses:$4,920
    Total Expenses:$71,364
     


    1Tuition is shown as listed in the DNP/MBA plan of study. Tuition is billed at $1,772 per credit.

    2Amounts for other expenses vary based upon student's selection of books, supplies, and living arrangements.

    Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees.

  • Prerequisites

    3-Credit Courses

    $1050 per course

    • Biostatistics (NR.110.202)
    • Human Growth and Development Through the Lifespan (NR.110.201)
    • Nutrition (NR.110.200)

    4-Credit Courses

    $1400 per course

    • Anatomy with Lab (NR.110.204)
    • Microbiology with Lab (NR.110.203)
    • Physiology with Lab (NR.110.205)

    Payment should be made at the time of registration through credit card or check. Contact the Student Accounts Office at 410-955-1243 to make arrangements for payment.

    The prerequisite programs at the School of Nursing are not eligible for federal student aid. Students typically fund their credits via personal resources or private loans. 

  • Additional Costs

    Additional Costs

    Application

    Students apply to the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing masters, doctoral, and post-degree certificate programs via NursingCAS, the centralized application service for nursing. NursingCAS application fee information is available on their website at http://www.nursingcas.org/prepare-to-apply/fees/.  The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing does not charge a supplemental (or school-specific) application fee in addition to the NursingCAS application fee.

    Deposit

    non-refundable $500 deposit is required of all students accepted for admission. The deposit will be credited to the student’s account. MasterCard and Visa are accepted.

    Matriculation

    A fee of $500 is payable on or before the date that a student enters the School of Nursing as a regular matriculated degree candidate. Special students who later become degree candidates will be assessed the matriculation fee at that time.

    Printing Fees

    Students will be given a bimonthly quota of 250 free prints. The free quota will be reset every 2 months starting January 1, March 1, May 1, July 1, September 1, and November 1. Any prints over the 250 quota will be charged to the student account at $.04 per page.

    Self-Service Internet Student Information System

    Johns Hopkins University offers students online student account information through Student Billing Self-Service (SIS). SIS allows students to view their account, make online payments, and update information related to their student account. 

    SIS is also the official means of generating tuition bills to School of Nursing students. Paper bills will no longer be mailed to enrolled students. New students receive a one-time paper bill and instructions to activate their SIS self-service account. The self-service system will automatically send an email notification to the student’s school email address when a new bill is ready to be viewed online. Start using SIS

    Student Health Insurance

    All matriculated students must be covered by a current health insurance plan. The University provides information about its student health insurance plan for students who are not covered under another plan. Students who do not purchase the University insurance must provide proof of enrollment in a comparable plan each semester. All full-time matriculated students will pay a $850 annual health services fee and have unrestricted access to all services at University Health Services.

    Part-time students may pay $850 per year to access these services.

    Supplies

    Pre-licensure students must purchase a number of supplies including uniforms, a stethoscope, and an aneroid, adult-size blood pressure cuff. Students enrolled in nurse practitioner options should expect to purchase some diagnostic equipment during the first year.

    Late Registration

    Students who for any reason do not complete registration until after the prescribed registration period are required to pay a $50 late-registration service fee before being finalized by the registrar. Information about what constitutes late registration and the applicable fee is included in registration materials distributed by the Registrar’s Office.

    Late Fees

    The University assesses a 1.50% per month late fee charge on the unpaid balance for any student whose account is in arrears. Students who have unpaid balances from a previous semester will not be allowed to register for subsequent semesters. Fees associated with delinquent accounts sent to collections will be passed on to the student.

    Transcripts/Diplomas

    There is no charge for transcripts. No transcript will be released if the student has an unpaid account balance. Diplomas will not be released to students with unpaid student account balances.

  • Miscellaneous Fees

    Miscellaneous Fees

    State Board Licensure Examination Fees

    The Maryland State Board examinations for registered nurse licensure are offered regularly throughout the year. The current fee for the Maryland State Board is $100, and the current fee for the National Council Licensure examination is $200. The Office of Student Services provides all the necessary registration forms for students wishing to take the examination in Maryland. Students who plan to take the examination in another state should contact the appropriate nursing board office for registration forms.

    Returned Check Fee

    $25 service fee will be assessed for any returned check.

     

Refunds & Billing

Refunds & Billing