Tuition and Fees

See a full breakdown of Fall 2020 to Summer 2021 per-semester tuition and fee rates at Purdue University Northwest.

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*Not applicable to online nursing programs.

 

Undergraduate Tuition and Composite Fees—Less Than 12 Credit Hours

Fall/Spring – charged per credit for first 11 hours
Summer – charged per credit for all hours

 Indiana ResidentNon-ResidentInternational or Pre-2018 Non Resident
Tuition$238.79$358.18$572.23
Composite Fee$25.93$25.93$25.93
Total$264.72$384.11$598.16

Undergraduate Tuition and Composite Fees—12 to 18 Credit Hours

Charged at a single “banded” rate
Does not apply to summer term

 Indiana ResidentNon-ResidentInternational or Pre-2018 Non Resident
Tuition$3,581.85$5,372.70$8,583.45
Composite Fee$388.95$388.95$388.95
Total$3,970.80$5,761.65$8,972.40

Undergraduate Tuition and Composite Fees—More than 18 Credit Hours

Charged at a single “banded” rate up to 18 credit hours and then per credit hour after that.
Does not apply to summer term

 Indiana ResidentNon-ResidentInternational or Pre-2018 Non Resident
Tuition$3,581.85 banded rate + $238.79 per credit hour$5,372.70 banded rate + $358.18 per credit hour$8,583.45 banded rate + $572.23 per credit hour
Composite Fee$388.95 banded rate + $25.93 per credit hour$388.95 banded rate + $25.93 per credit hour$388.95 banded rate + $25.93 per credit hour
Total$3,970.80 banded rate + $264.72 per credit hour$5,761.65 banded rate + $384.11 per credit hour$8,972.40 banded rate + $598.16 per credit hour

** Students taking more than 18 credit hours per semester will pay the full-time student rate, plus the per credit rate for each additional credit hour above 18.

Graduate Tuition and Composite Fees

Charged per credit hour.

 Indiana ResidentNon-ResidentInternational*
Tuition$302.19$453.28$666.67
Composite Fee$19.37$19.37$19.37
Total$321.56$472.65$686.04

*Domestic non-resident students enrolled prior to fall 2018 will be assessed at the international rate.

Additional Fees

These apply to new or transfer students, per semester.
Summer students will always pay the part-time rate.

Undergraduate

CollegeFull-time UndergraduatePart-time Undergraduate
Business$212.44$157.06
Engineering$281.52$225.26
Nursing$212.44$157.06
Technology$239.00$208.72

Graduate

CollegeFull-time GraduatePart-time Graduate
Business$265.55$208.72
Engineering$308.07$251.09
Nursing$265.55$208.72
Technology$265.55$251.09
  • Lab Fee: $69.34 (per lab hour)
  • Late Fees: $8.50
  • Dual-Credit Enrollment (Priority Classes): $25
  • Dual-Credit Enrollment (Non-Priority Classes): $105.10
  • Transcript Evaluation Fee: $30
  • Readmission Fee: $100
  • Graduate Application Fee (West Lafayette): $60
  • Application Fee: $25
  • Degree Only Fee: $204.32
  • International Student Fee: $50
  • Internship/Coop/Industrial Practice Fee: $400

College of Nursing Online Programs

On-campus bachelor’s and master’s programs are charged the standard tuition and fees above.

Spring and Summer 2020 Terms

  • Per Credit: $367
  • Per Three-Credit Course: $1,101
  • Tuition for Nursing Courses: $12,478
  • Tuition for Nursing Courses After Scholarship: $10,200

Fall 2020 Term

  • Per Credit: $373
  • Per Three-Credit Course: $1,119
  • Tuition for Nursing Courses: $12,682
  • Tuition for Nursing Courses After Scholarship: $10,404

Explore the Online RN to BSN Program

Tuition for the 34 nursing credits required at PNW is $12,478 (spring/summer 2020 terms); $12,682 (fall 2020 term). New students may receive a scholarship to reduce tuition for the nursing credits to $10,200 (spring/summer 2020 terms); $10,404 (fall 2020 term).

Program cost will increase for students who do not bring in transfer credit for non-nursing required courses. Students who have previously dropped out of the program once started will not qualify for the scholarship. Additional fees may apply.

The University reserves the right to increase prices and/or discontinue the scholarship at any time. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Board of Trustees.

Spring and Summer 2020 Terms

  • Per Credit: $459.85
  • Per Three-Credit Course: $1,379.55
  • Tuition for Program:
    • Nurse Executive: $14,715.20
    • Nursing Education: $16,094.75

Fall 2020 Term

  • Per Credit: $467.44
  • Per Three-Credit Course: $1,402.32
  • Tuition for Program:
    • Nurse Executive: $14,958.08
    • Nursing Education: $16,360.40

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Scholarship

Scholarship for Purdue Northwest RN-to-BSN Alumni: $1,000

Tuition includes fees, with the exception of differential fees. Differential fees are assessed once each traditional semester and are $205.33 when registered for less than 8 hours and $261.24 for 8 hours or more (spring/summer 2020 term); $208.72 when registered for less than 8 hours and $265.55 for 8 hours or more (fall 2020 term).

Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Board of Trustees.

  • Indiana residents: $725 per credit hour
  • Non-Indiana residents: $950 per credit hour

An additional $100 per credit hour will be assessed for residency and practicum courses

Explore the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program