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Tuition and Fees

This section has been updated.  Please refer to the Addenda.  

California Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are effective as of the Summer I 2015 (June 15, 2015) and thereafter.  Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Undergraduate Programs1 Dental Hygiene Nursing

BSDH BSN LVN to BSN LVN to RN
30-Unit Option
Degree Earned Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Science Non-Degree
Semester Credits
(including transfer credits)
128 120 120 30
Full-Time Status
(12 to 18 credits)
$17,646 $16,550 $16,550 $1,836
3/4-Time Status
(9 to 11 credits)
$14,739 $13,796 $13,796 N/A
1/2-Time Status
(6 to 8 credits)
$11,450 $10,710 $10,710 N/A
Less than 1/2-Time Status
(under 6 credits)
$1,938 $1,836 $1,836 N/A
Overload Status2 N/A $1,377 $1,377 N/A
Registration Fee
(refundable)
$75 $75 $75 $75
STRF Fee3
(non-refundable)
$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Estimated Total Book Costs* $5,563 $4,270 $3,997 $1,036
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost $556 $427 $399 $104
Estimate for Uniforms4 $100 $130 $130 $130
Estimate for Supplies &
Licensure Prep.5
$5,500 $1,595 $1,595 $295
First Year Seminar Course Fee
(FYS 001
$500 $500  $500  N/A
Number of Semesters
(Full-Time)
7 8 7 2
Total Tuition Costs
(Full-Time)
Not including additional fees.
$123,522 $132,400 $115,850 $55,080
Estimated Total Program Costs $135,816 $139,397 $122,546 $56,720


*The Estimated Total Book Costs reflects the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2015.
**The Dental Hygiene supply kit must be purchased in its entirety from WCU.
***The ATI Titanium Package and supply kits must be purchased in its entirety from WCU.

Please Note: 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.


1 West Coast University also offers certain online courses to students enrolled in on-ground programs. If a student enrolled in an on-ground program chooses to take a course or courses offered online, he/she will be subject to a Technology fee of $50 per credit hour for each course in addition to the tuition charges listed above. The Technology fees do not apply to blended courses in the Dental Hygiene program.
Course Audits – If a course(s) is being audited, credits for these courses will be included for the students schedule status for courses taken by semester. Audit course fees will be incurred by program, based on these schedule statuses shown above. Students in the Dental Hygiene program please refer to the Dental Hygiene Program Grade Requirements and Reentry to
Dental Hygiene Program following Withdrawal policy. 

Students will not be charged for repeats of NURS493 required due to failed grade.  

2 Overload Status - All credits taken in a single semester which exceed 18 credits will be charged at the costs by program as mentioned above. (Please Note: Not Applicable to students in the Dental Hygiene program)
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 The Uniform costs are based on the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price as of January 2015 and are subject to change.
5 The Estimate for Supplies and Licensure Preparation costs are issued to students upon entering core courses:
-Dental Hygiene supplies are issued in DHYG 140/DHYG 302 Introduction to Dental Hygiene Practice with Lab.
-Undergraduate Nursing students will be issued supplies in the following core courses:
Nursing Program:
BSN | Supplies issued in NURS 101L Fundamentals of Nursing Skills Lab
LVN to BSN | Supplies issued in NURS 210L RN Skills Laboratory
BSN and LVN to BSN | Additional supplies issued in NURS 493 Integration of Nursing Concepts
Supplies become student purchases once issued to student accounts. Students who drop or have been dismissed after supplies have been issued, will assume ownership for these items and will not be eligible for refunds.
For details on all the supplies please contact the Bursar Office.


Please Note: Undergraduate tuition, fees, and supply costs may change from year to year as stated on the Enrollment Agreement.
 
 

 

California Graduate Tuition and Fees

Graduate Programs1 Master of Health
Administration

(Discontinued -
Distance
Education Only) 
Master of Science in
Occupational Therapy 
Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctor of Pharmacy
  MHA  MSOT  DPT
PharmD
Degree Earned Master's Degree Master of Science  Doctorate
Doctorate
Semester Credits
(including transfer credits)
36  96  133
144
Tuition Cost
(per credit)
$625
per credit 
$750
per credit 
$800
per credit
$1,120
Total Tuition Cost
(not including additional fees)
$22,500  $72,000  $106,400
$161,280
Application Fee
(non-refundable)
$75  $75  $75
$75
STRF Fee2 
(non-refundable)
$0.00  $0.00  $0.00
$0.00
Estimated Total Book Costs*  $1,829  $2,043  $1,924
$3,173
Estimated Total Book
Shipping Cost
$183  $205  $192
$318
Estimate for Uniforms  N/A  $130  $300
$70
Estimate for Supplies &
Licensure Prep.3 
N/A  $70  N/A
$1,731
Estimated Total
Program Costs 
(including additional fees)
$24,587  $74,523  $108,891
$166,647


The following programs are currently offered only via Distance Education.  Please see the Distance Education Section in the Addenda.  

Graduate Programs1  Post-Master's Certificate Programs 
  Nurse Educator Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) 
Degree Earned  Certificate  Certificate 
Semester Credits 
(including transfer credits)
12  26 
Tuition Cost
(per credit) 
$725 
per credit
$775
per credit 
Total Tuition Cost
(not including additional fees) 
$8,700  $20,150 
Application Fee
(non-refundable) 
$75  $75 
STRF Fee2  $0.00      $0.00 
Estimated Total Book Costs*  $768  $1,185 
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost  $77  $118 
Estimate for Uniforms  N/A  $30 

Estimate for Supplies &
Licensure Prep.3 

N/A  $1,200 
Estimated Total Program Costs
(including additional fees) 
$9,620  $22,758 

*The Estimated Total Book Costs reflects the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2015.  

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

1 West Coast University also offers certain online courses to students in on-ground programs.  If a student enrolled in an on-ground program chooses to take a course or courses offered online, he/she will be subject to a Technology Fee of $50 per credit hour for each course in addition to the tuition charges listed above.  The Technology fee does not apply to program courses offered in a blended format (MHA, MSN, & Post-Master's Certificate programs).  Course Audits - If a course(s) is being audited, credits for these course(s) will be included for the students schedule status for courses taken by semester.  Audit course fees will be incurred by program, based on these schedule statuses shown above. 

2 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. 

3 The Supply cost is based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price as of January 2015 and is subject to change.  Supplies become student purchases once issued to student accounts.  Students who drop or have been dismissed after supplies have been issued will assume ownership for these items and will not be eligible for refunds. 

For details on all the supplies please contact the Bursar Office.   

Please Note: Graduate tuition, fees, and supply costs may change from year to year as stated on the Enrollment Agreement.   

 


MSN Advanced Generalist 
May 2015 Bookend Cohort 
MSN-FNP
May 2015 Bookend Cohort 
MSN-FNP
January 2016 Online/Bookend Cohort 
Degree Earned  Master's Degree  Master's Degree  Master's Degree 
Semester Credits  36  53  53 
Number of Trimesters  6 Trimesters  9 Trimesters  9 Trimesters 
Tuition Cost 
(per credit)
$635.00 per credit 

$635.00 per credit
(MSN Core-21 Credits)

$785.00 per credit
(FNP Core-32 credits)
 

$635.00 per credit
(MSN Core-21 Credits)

$785.00 per credit
(FNP Core-32 credits)
  

Total Tuition Cost
(not including additional fees) 
$22,860.00  $38,455.00  $38,455.00 
Application Fee  $50.00  $50.00  $50.00 
STRF 
(non-refundable)* 
$0.00  $0.00  $0.00 
eBook/Technology Fee**  N/A  N/A  $4,500.00 
Estimated Total Book Cost***  $1,703.00  $3,141.00  N/A 
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost 

$170.00 

$315.00  N/A 
Estimate for Uniforms/Identification  $50.00  $50.00  $50.00 
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Prep.****  $120.00  $1,200.00  $1,200.00 
Estimated Total Program Cost
(including all additional fees) 
$24,953.00  $43,211.00  $44,255.00 

Please Note: Graduate tuition, fees, and supply costs may change from year to year as stated on the Enrollment Agreement. 

*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.

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

***The Estimated Total Book Costs reflects the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2015.

****The Supply cost is based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price as of January 2015 and is subject to change.  Supplies become student purchases once issued to student accounts.  Students who drop or have been dismissed after
supplies have been issued will assume ownership for these items and will not be eligible for refunds. 

For details on all the supplies please contact the Bursar Office. 

 



Florida Tuition and Fees

Effective for students enrolling as of April 5, 2015 and thereafter.

Undergraduate Programs1 Nursing

BSN LPN to BSN
Degree Earned Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Science
Semester Credits
(including transfer credits)
122 122
Total Semesters
8
7
General Education Courses $525
(per credit)
$525
(per credit)

Core Courses
(Nursing & Non-Nursing)
$725
(per credit)

$725
(per credit)

Total Tuition Cost
(Not including additional fees)
$79,450 $72,200
Registration Fee
(Refundable)
$75.00 $75.00
Estimated Total Book Costs3 $4,751 $4,600
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost $475 $469
Estimate for Uniforms4 $130.00 $130.00
Estimate for Supplies &
Licensure Prep.5
$1,595.00 $1,595.00
 First Year Seminar Course Fee
(FYS 001)
 $500 $500 
Number of Semesters
(Full-Time)
8 7
Total Tuition Cost
(Full-Time)
Not including additional fees.
$79,950 $72,700
Estimated Total Program Costs

$86,976

 

$79,569

 

Miscellaneous Fees

Types of Fees
Description
Estimated Cost
Challenge Exam
Students who wish to take the Challenge Exam will be subject to a fee for each exam. 
Students are advised to see the Business Office for full price listings. 
Please see the Challenge Exam Policy for more information
$100
Online Technology Fee
If a student enrolled in an on-ground program chooses to take any courses online,
the student will be subjected to a Technology fee for each course in addition to
the tuition charges listed above. 
$50 per credit
Developmental Pathway Fee
If a student is conditionally accepted into the University, additional materials must be purchased.  Please see the Conditional Acceptance Disclosure found in your enrollment packet for additional information.
$500
Tuition Fee for Course Overload Credits
All credits taken in a single semester that exceeds 18 credits. 
Please see the Course Overload Policy for more information 
$800

1 West Coast University also offers certain online courses to students enrolled in on-ground programs.  If a student enrolled in an on-ground program chooses to take a course or courses offered online, he/she will be subject to a Technology fee of $50 per credit hour per course in addition to the tuition charges listed above.

2 All credits taken in a single semester which exceed 18 credits will be charged at $800 per credit.

3 The Total Book Cost reflects the Manufactures Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2015.

4 The Uniform and Supply costs are based on the Manufacture Suggested Retail Price as of January 2015 and are subject to change.

 

Notes:

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

**Tuition, fees, and supply costs are subject to change as stated in the enrollment agreement.

 

Texas Tuition and Fees

Effective for students enrolling as of April 5, 2015 and thereafter.

Undergraduate Programs1 Nursing

BSN LVN to BSN
Degree Earned Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Science
Semester Credits
(including transfer credits)
120 120
Total Semesters
8
7
Full-Time Status2
(12 to 18 credits)
$12,930.00 $12,930.00
3/4-Time Status
(9 to 11 credits)
$10,750.00 $10,750.00
1/2-Time Status
(6 to 8 credits)
$8,405.00 $8,405.00
Less than 1/2-Time Status
(under 6 credits)
$1,425.00 $1,425.00
Registration Fee
(refundable)
$75.00 $75.00
Estimated Total Book Costs3 $4,425.00 $4,597.00
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost $443.00 $459.00
Estimate for Uniforms4 $130.00 $130.00
Estimate for Supplies &
Licensure Prep.5
$1,595.00 $1,595.00
Number of Semesters
(Full-Time)
8 7
Total Tuition Cost
(Full-Time)
Not including additional fees.
$103,440.00 $90,510.00
Estimated Total Program Costs $110,108.00 $97,366.00

1 West Coast University also offers certain online courses to students enrolled in on-ground programs.  If a student enrolled in an on-ground program chooses to take a course or courses offered online, he/she will be subject to a Technology fee of $50 per credit hour per course in addition to the tuition charges listed above.

2 All credits taken in a single semester which exceed 18 credits will be charged at $800 per credit.

3 The Total Book Cost reflects the Manufactures Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2015.

4 The Uniform and Supply costs are based on the Manufacture Suggested Retail Price as of January 2015 and are subject to change.

Notes:

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

**Tuition, fees, and supply costs are subject to change as stated in the enrollment agreement.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Distance Education Tuition and Fees

  RN-BSN
RN-MSN
MSN Advanced Generalist
August 2015 Online Cohort
MSN-FNP
January 2016 Online/Bookend Cohort 
Degree Earned  Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
Master of Science
Master of Science
Semester Credits  36
51
36  53 
Number of Trimesters  3 Trimesters
6 Trimesters
6 Trimesters  9 Trimesters 
Tuition Cost 
(per credit)
$525.00 per credit
$615.00 per credit
$635.00 per credit 

$635.00 per credit
(MSN Core-21 Credits)

$785.00 per credit
(FNP Core-32 credits)
  

Total Tuition Cost
(not including additional fees) 
$18,900.00
$31,365.00

$22,860.00 

$38,455.00 
Application Fee  $50.00
$50.00
$50.00  $50.00 
STRF 
(non-refundable)* 
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00  $0.00 
eBook/Technology Fee**  $1,500.00
$3,000.00
$3,000.00  $4,500.00 
Estimate for Uniforms/Identification  $50.00
$50.00
$50.00  $50.00 
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Prep.****  $120.00
$120.00
$120.00  $1,200.00 
Estimated Total Program Cost
(including all additional fees) 
$20,620
$34,585
$26,080.00  $44,255.00 

Please Note: Graduate tuition, fees, and supply costs may change from year to year as stated on the Enrollment Agreement. 

*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.

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

***The Estimated Total Book Costs reflects the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2015.

****The Supply cost is based on Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price as of January 2015 and is subject to change.  Supplies become student purchases once issued to student accounts.  Students who drop or have been dismissed after
supplies have been issued will assume ownership for these items and will not be eligible for refunds. 

For details on all the supplies please contact the Bursar Office.