Tuition and Fees

California Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are effective as of the Spring II (April 2, 2017) 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 Credits2
(including transfer credits)
124 120 1203 30
Number of Semesters
(Full-Time)
 7  8 7 2
Full-Time Status
(12 to 18 credits)
$18,158 $17,030 $17,030 N/A
3/4-Time Status
(9 to 11 credits)
$15,167 $14,196 $14,196 N/A
1/2-Time Status
(6 to 8 credits)
$11,783 $11,021 $11,021 N/A
Less than 1/2-Time Status
(per credit if under 6 credits)
$1,995 $1,890 $1,890 $1,890
Total Tuition Costs
(Full-Time - not including additional fees).
$127,106 $136,240  $119,210  $56,700 
Registration Fee
(refundable)
$75 $75 $75 $75
STRF Fee4
(non-refundable)
$0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Estimated Total Book Costs5 $5,798 $4,389 $4,352 $1,346
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost5 $580 $439 $435 $135
Estimate for Uniforms4 $250 $130 $130 $130
Estimate for Supplies &
Licensure Prep.5
$5,700 $1,945 $1,945 $1,295 
Estimate for Uniforms5 $250  $130  $130  $130 
First Year Seminar Course Fee
(FYS 001
$500 $500  $500  N/A
Number of Semesters
(Full-Time)
7 8 7 2
Overload Status2 (if applicable) N/A  $1,417  $1,417  N/A 
Estimated Total Program Costs $140,009 $143,718 $126,647 $59,681


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. 

2Course Audits – If a course(s) is being audited, credits for these courses will be included for the students schedule status for billing, based on the schedule statuses and amounts shown above.  Students in the Dental Hygiene program should refer to the Grading Requirements and Reentry Following Dismissal Policy for their program for course audits.  Pre-licensure Nursing students should refer to the program's Dismissal Policy for information surrounding course auditing.   

3Includes 9 transfer credits for LPN license.  

4 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 2017 and are subject to change. 

5 The Estimate for Book, Uniform, and Supplies costs reflect the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2017 and are subject to change.  Uniforms and supplies (Dental Hygiene supply kit, ATI Licensure Prep Titanium Package, and Nursing supply kits) must be purchased in their entirety from WCU.  Supplies become student purchases once issued to student.  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 o the supplies, contact the Bursar Office.  

Supplies and Licensure Preparation costs are issued to students upon entering core courses:
-Dental Hygiene supplies are issued in DHYG 302 Introduction to Dental Hygiene Practice with Lab.
-Undergraduate Nursing students will be issued supplies in the following core courses:
BSN | Supplies issued in NURS 101L Fundamentals of Nursing Skills Lab:  Additional supplies issued in NURS 493 Integration of Nursing Concepts 
LVN to BSN | Supplies issued in NURS 210L RN Skills Laboratory:  Additional supplies issued in NURS 493 Integration of Nursing Concepts 

6 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) 
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 
Master of Science in
Occupational Therapy 
Occupational Therapy Doctorate  Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctor of Pharmacy
  MHA  MSOT  OTD  DPT
PharmD
Degree Earned Master's Degree Master of Science  Doctorate  Doctorate
Doctorate
Trimester/Semester Credits
36  96   120 133
144
Number of Trimester/Semesters (Full-time) 3 trimesters 6 trimesters   8 trimesters 9 trimesters  9 semesters 
Tuition Cost
(per credit)
$625
per credit 
$875 
per credit 
 $875*
per credit
$840*
per credit
$1,176*
Total Tuition Cost
(not including additional fees)
$22,500  $84,000  $105,000* $111,720*
$169,344*
Application Fee
(non-refundable)
$75  $75  $75 $75
$75
STRF Fee2 
(non-refundable)
$0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00
$0.00
Estimated Total Book Costs3  $1,829  $2,086 $2,600 $3,571
$3,137 
Estimated Total Book
Shipping Cost3
$183  $209 $260 $357
$314
Estimate for Uniforms3  N/A  $130  $0 $300
N/A
Estimate for Supplies &
Licensure Prep.3 
N/A  $70  $70  N/A
$2,250
Estimated Total
Program Costs 
(including additional fees)
$24,587  $86,570  $108,005  $116,023*
$175,120*

*Tuition for these programs is effective as of Fall 2017 Trimester.

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 Estimated Book, Uniform, and Supply costs reflect the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2017 and are subject to change.  Uniforms and supplies must be purchased in their entirety from WCU.  Supplies become student purchases once issued to student.  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.   


Florida Tuition and Fees

Effective for students enrolling Fall I 2017 term and thereafter.

Undergraduate Programs1 Nursing

BSN LPN to BSN
Degree Earned Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Science
Semester Credits
120 1202
Total Semesters
8
7
General Education Courses $572
(per credit X 46 credits)
$572
(per credit X 46 credits)

Core Courses
(Nursing & Non-Nursing Core)3
$761
(per credit X 74 credits)

$761
(per credit X 65 credits)

Total Tuition Cost (Full-Time - not including additional fees)  $82,626 $75,852
 Registration Fee (Refundable) $75 $75 
First Year Seminar Course Fee
(FYS 001)
$500 $500
Estimate for Supplies & 
Licensure Prep.4
$1,945 $1,945
Estimate for Uniforms4  $130 $130
Estimated Total Book Costs4 $4,543 $4,477
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost4 $454 $448
Overload Status5  (if applicable) $800 $800
Supplemental Learning Resource Fee6 (if applicable) $200 $200
Estimated Total Program Costs

$90,273

 

$83,352

 

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 Includes 9 transfer credits for LPN license.  

3 Non-nursing core includes PATH 370 and PHIL 434.  

4 The Total Book, Uniform and Supply costs reflect the Manufactures Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2017 and are subject to change.  

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

6 If a student is conditionally accepted into the University, additional materials must be purchased.  Please see the Conditional Acceptance Disclosure found in the enrollment packet for additional information.  

 

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
120 1202
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
(per credit if under 6 credits)
$1,425.00 $1,425.00
Total Tuition Cost
(Full-Time -   not including additional fees.) 
 $103,440 $90,510 
Registration Fee
(refundable)
$75.00 $75.00
First Year Seminar Course Fee
(FYS 100)
 $500.00  $500.00
Estimated Total Book Costs3 $4,454 $4,630
Estimated Total Book Shipping Cost $445 $463
Estimate for Uniforms3 $130.00 $130.00
Estimate for Supplies &
Licensure Prep.3
$1,595.00 $1,595.00
Overload Status4 (if applicable) $800 $800 
 Supplemental Learning Resource Fee5 $200 $200
Estimated Total Program Costs $110,639 $97,903

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 Includes 10 transfer credits for LPN license.  

3 The Total Book, Uniform and Supply costs reflect the Manufactures Suggested Retail Price totals compiled in January 2017 and are subject to change.

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

5  If a student is conditionally accepted into the University, additional materials must be purchased.  Please see the Conditional Acceptance Disclosure found in the enrollment packet for additional information.  

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 Advanced Generalist, Nurse Educator, Informatics
RN-MSN FNP  MSN Advanced Generalist, Nurse Educator, Informatics
MSN-FNP
Post mSN-Educator Certificate  Post MSN-FNP Master of Health Administration  Master of Public Health 
Degree Earned  Bachelor of Science
Master of Science
Master of Science Master of Science
Master of Science
 N/A N/A Master's Degree Master's Degree
Trimester Credits  1201 
1412
1583 36  53   12 32  36 42
Number of Trimesters  3

10   2 6  3 3
Tuition Cost 
(per credit)
$525.00
$615.00
$615.00 per credit (RN-MSN Core - 39 Credits)

$785.00 per credit
(FNP Core - 29 credits)

$635.00

$635.00 per credit
(MSN Core-27 Credits)

$785.00 per credit
(FNP Core-26 credits)
  

 $635.00 per credit $785.00 per credit $625.00  $575.00
Total Tuition Cost
(not including additional fees) 
$18,900.00
$31,365.00
 $46,750.00

$22,860.00 

$37,555.00   $7,620.00  $25,120.00  $22,500 $24,150
Application Fee  $50.00
$50.00
 $50.00 $50.00  $50.00   $50.00  $50.00  $50.00  $50.00
STRF 
(non-refundable)4 
$0.00
$0.00
 $0.00 $0.00  $0.00   $0.00  $0.00  $0.00  $0.00
eBook/Technology Fee**5  $1,500.00
$3,000.00
 $5,000.00 $3,000.00  $4,500.00   $1,000.00  $3.000.00  $1,500.00  $750.00
Estimate for Supplies & Licensure Prep.****6
$170.00
$170.00
 $1,620.00**** $170.00  $1,620.00****   $170.00  $1,620.00  N/A  N/A
Estimated Total Program Cost
(including all additional fees) 
$20,620
$34,585
 $53,420.00 $26,080.00  $44,625.00   $8,840.00  $29,790.00 $24,050.00   $24,950.00

Includes 42 credits for unobstructed RN License, and assumes 42 transfer credits for non-nursing courses.  Thirty-six credits are required to be taken at WCU.  

2 Includes 42 credits for unobstructed RN License, and assumes 48 transfer credits for non-nursing courses.  Fifty-one are required to be taken at WCU.  

3 Includes 42 credits for unobstructed RN License, and assumes 48 transfer credits for non-nursing courses.  Sixty-eight credits are required to be taken at WCU.  

4You 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.

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

6****Supplies and licensure prep fees include WCU identification cards, standardized patients, supplies, equipment for onsite intensives and FNP predictor exams for FNP students.  Supplies become student purchases once issued to students.  Students who drop or have been dismissed after supplies have been issued will assume ownership for these items and will not be eligible for refundsFor 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. 

Non-Degree Seeking Student Tuition

Course Type:

Cost (Per Credit):

California: General Education Courses

$1,836

California: Undergraduate Nursing Courses

$1,836

California: Graduate FNP Nursing Courses

$785

Florida General Education Courses

$545

Florida Nursing Courses

$725

Texas: General Education Courses

$1,425

Texas: Nursing Courses

$1,425

Pharmacy Courses

$1,120

Occupational Therapy Courses

$875

Physical Therapy Courses

$800

Health Administration Courses

$625

Public Health

$575

Online General Education Courses:

$525

Online: Undergraduate Nursing Courses

$525

Online Graduate Nursing Courses

$635