Tuition Costs and Financial Aid

Tuition and Payment Plans

Current tuition and fees for graduate nursing programs and payment plan options are available at the Office of the Bursar. The credit hour cost is the same for all graduate nursing credits whether courses are taken for the degree-seeking MSN program or for the non-degree seeking post-master's certificate program. Contact the office at 513-745-3405 for additional needs.

Financing Your Education

Your financial needs are integral to selecting the right graduate nursing program. Outlined below are some options to assist you in finding the necessary funding for your education both  through the Office of Financial Aid at 513-745-3142 or xufinaid@xavier.edu and through the School of Nursing. Additionally, some employers offer tuition reimbursement programs.

Office of Financial Aid

School of Nursing Scholarships

In addition to university-wide scholarship opportunities, these scholarships are offered specifically for nursing majors. To be eligible for a grant, students must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov. The university and the School of Nursing are grateful to the foundations listed below for their generous donation and continued support in recognizing student excellence in nursing.

Western-Southern Foundation Endowed Scholarship for Minority/Disadvantaged Students

A one half million dollar endowed scholarship is contributed by the Western-Southern Foundation to establish a nursing scholarship fund for minority and disadvantaged students at Xavier. Applications are available upon request in the School of Nursing. The amount of the scholarship is based on interest accrued from the endowment.

Gloria M. Roaden Scholarship

Priority is given to accepted MIDAS students who demonstrate academic success. Tribute to Gloria Roaden »

Scholarship Opportunities outside Xavier University

The Xavier Office of Financial Aid maintains a list of scholarship opportunities outside Xavier. Eligibility requirements and questions should be directed to the sponsoring organization. Please contact the Financial Aid Office for details.