Tuition and Fees

Tuition Effective December 1,2012 United States University Board of Trustees reserves the right to modify tuition and fees at anytime.  Students will be notified at least 30 days in advance.

Program 1 Credit 3 Credit Academic Year (A/Y) Cost*
Undegraduate $395 $1,185 $9,480
Credential $425 $1,275 $10,200
Graduate $475 $1,425 $11,400
ELM/ABSN $650 $1,950 $15,600
Active Military $250 $750 $6,000

 

*Based on students enrolling for 12 credits per semester for two academic semesters.

The schedule of total charges for a period of attendance and the estimated schedule of total charges for the entire educational program are below:

Program Tuition¹ Fees² STRFFee³ Books4
Total
Bachelor of Science in Health Science $47,400 $3,460 $25.50 $2,000 $52,885.50
Bachelor of Arts in Management $47,400 $3,460 $11 $2,000 $52,571.00
Bachelor of Arts in Nursing, RN to BSN $20,145 $1,435 $15 $2,000 $23,595.00
Accelerated Bachelor of Arts in Nursing (Pre-licensure) $26,650 $2,910 $15 $3,400 $32,975.00
Entry Level Master’s Degree in Nursing (Pre-licensure) $26,650 $2,910 $9 $3,400 $32,969.00
Masterof Science in Health Science $17,100 $1,060 $9 $2,400 $20,569.00
Master of Arts in Education $17,100 $1,060 $9 $2,400 $20,569.00
Master of Business Administration (MBA) $17,100 $1,060 $9 $2,400 $20,569.00
Master of Science in Nursing (Admin & Education) $17,100 $1,060 $19.50 $3,600 $21,779.50
Master of Science in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) $36,750 $2,110 $11 $4,800 $43,671.00
Teacher Credential $17,850 $3,710 $14.50 $1,400.00 $22,974.50
Teacher Credential with    Bilingual Authorization $24,225 $4,360 $25.50 $1,700.00 $30,310.50

 

1. The schedule of total charges for a period of attendance and the estimated schedule of total charges for the entire educational program are listed above. The total charges assume no transfer credits.  The total charges do not include program prerequisite courses. Total program cost does not include transportation costs to and from clinical sites. This cost is the student‘s responsibility.

2. Fees include the non-refundable application fee, technology fee per course, graduation fee and program specific fees (See fee schedule). The total fees assume no transfer credits.

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 or 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. Payments made to STRF are nonrefundable. You are not eligible for protection from the STRF and you are not required to pay the STRF assessment fee, 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 BPPE 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 BPPE; 5) An inability after diligent efforts to prosecute, prove, and collect on a judgment against the institution for a violation of the Act.

4. Books charges are estimated. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase their own books. USU has on online bookstore available to students to purchase books or the student can find books on their own.

Fees Effective January 1, 2014

Type of Fee Amount Frequency
Application Fee $60 Per Program (Non-Refundable)
Audit $100 Per Credit
Challenge Exam $100 Each Occurrence
Clinical Lab (ELM& FNP) $400 One-Time
Degree Audit/Graduation Check $100 Each Occurrence
Immunization Tracker (ELM & FNP) 50 One-Time
Kaplan Review& NCSB Exam (ELM) $550 Each Occurrence
Lab Kit (ELM) $200 Each Occurrence
Late Payment Fee $25 Each Occurrence
Placement Exam (Accuplacer) $20 Per Exam
Replacement Diploma $20 Each Occurrence
Replacement Student ID Card $10 Each Occurrence
Returned Check $30 Each Occurrence
Student Services (FNP Program) $300 One-Time
Technology Fee $75 Per Course
TPA (Teacher Performance Assessment) $100 Each Occurrence
Transcript Fee $5 Each Occurrence