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RN-BS Costs

  • AFFORDABLE. No out-of-state fees for RN-BS courses.
    Financing your RN-BS

    Boise State offers a high quality education at an affordable cost. There are no out-of-state fees for online RN-BS courses and the estimated total cost to complete the program is $12,610. This includes tuition, fees, books, and other related costs.


The average cost to complete the RN-BS Completion Track is approximately $12,610. The tuition rate combined with the distance ed fee is $365 per credit hour. There are no additional fees for out-of-state residents.

  • Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  • Cost may vary based upon transfer credits accepted toward graduation requirements and prior learning credits
  • Estimate below does not include cost of the statistics prerequisite or any general education courses that may be required for graduation.
  • Tuition benefits for Boise State employees do not apply.

Cost Estimate

Boise State Application Fee$50
Supplemental RN-BS Application Fee$20
RN-BS Tuition and Distance Ed Fees (30 credits @ $365 per credit)$10,950
Prior Learning Credits* ($20 per class x 9 classes)$180
Books ( $100 per class x 13 classes)$1,300
Background check/drug test (if required)$110
Approximate Total$12,610
*As an RN, you can apply for Prior Learning Credits after you have passed the NCLEX and completed a minimum of 12 credits of the RN-BS curriculum.

Financial Aid

To be eligible for financial aid generally requires taking six credits or more per semester. To apply for federal financial aid, please review and complete the FAFSA. The Boise State School Code: 001616.