Tuition and Estimated Cost

2020-2021 Per Credit Fees 

Resident      Non-Resident


$238 $999


  $316   $1119 


2020-2021 Cizik School of Nursing Summary Estimate of Resident Tuition & Fees by Program
Program Cost
RN to BSN $ 10577
Pacesetter BSN $ 22697
RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner  $ 19625
RN to MSN - Nursing Leadership  $ 18501
MSN - Nurse Practitioner track $ 16496
MSN - Nursing Leadership track $ 16617
ER/Trauma Post-Master's $ 5549
BSN to DNP - Nurse Anesthesia $ 50079
BSN to DNP - Nurse Practitioner $ 30957
Post-Master's DNP 
     Nurse Anesthetist track  $ 14340
     Informatics track  $ 23252
     NP & CNS - track  $ 17308
     Nurse Executive track  $ 16868
PhD $ 24891


The Cizik School of Nursing is proud to offer a top-quality education at an affordable cost. To assist you in understanding the full financial commitment to attend UTHealth, you will find the program cost estimate sheets helpful in understanding the tuition, fee, and indirect cost such as housing, transportation and books.

The financial aid process is managed by the UTHealth Financial Aid Office who can provide detailed information about financial aid eligibility, application processes, billing and disbursement schedules.

99 Hour Rule

A resident doctoral student who has a total of 100 or more semester credit hours of doctoral work at an institution of higher education is required to pay nonresident doctoral tuition rates. Call713-500-3361 for more information.

Estimated Cost by Program

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
RN to MSN (for ADN-prepared RNs)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    BSN to DNP 
    Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PHD)
    Doctor of Nursing Practice Program (DNP)