The University Of St. Thomas Accelerated Nursing School Tuition

The best way to think about your Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of St. Thomas Houston is as an investment in your future. But, as with any investment, you’ll need to do some financial planning to help you pay for nursing school.

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Our ABSN program will prepare you for an exciting career in a field where the demand is high, the salary is comfortable and job security has a great outlook. Indeed, as far as investments go, we think investing in your nursing education is a brilliant move for your future.

With a BSN in hand, many rewarding career options become available to you. Our 12-month Accelerated BSN program offers multiple start dates per year, making it possible to start building your nursing future sooner.

ABSN Program Tuition

Costs per student may vary depending on prerequisite courses needed. For more information and an itemized breakdown of these costs or FAFSA advice, contact an ABSN@UST admissions counselor.

Pre-Requisite Tuition*$450/credit
ABSN Tuition ($1,100 cost per credit for 58 credits)$63,800
Program Fees (Nursing Course Fee, Graduation Fee, Technology Fee)$2,695
Total Estimated Cost for ABSN Program** (Tuition & Fees)$66,495

*$250 Fall and Spring and $80 Summer I and II technology fees not included in cost per credit.

**Tuition is subject to change. ABSN students may also incur costs associated with books, off-campus housing, transportation and other course-related expenses.

Student Out-of-Pocket ExpensesCost
PreCheck ServiceEstimated: $120
TextbooksEstimated: $900–$1,400 a semester
Uniform-Scrubs (red)Estimated: $40 (for 2 sets $80)
EquipmentEstimated: $100
Health InsuranceEstimated: $420–$720
HURST Review$350
Texas BON Fees$100
Nursing Jurisprudence Exam$25
NCLEX Fee$200
Optional: Nursing Student Association (UST Chapter)$80
Optional: UST Nursing Pin$100

Financial Aid

If you have any questions about financing your accelerated nursing education, please contact our Financial Aid Office at (713) 525-2170 for more information.

Contact us to learn more about our ABSN tuition and fees.

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