Advanced Studies in Nursing Leadership: Tuition

Domestic Students

Program Tuition

Cost per credit hour


Total number of credit hours, depending on your program

Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner: 31 credits

Certificate - Nursing Leadership: 18 credits

Certificate - Nursing Education: 25 credits

Total estimated cost, minus fees

Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner: $25,575

Certificate - Nursing Leadership: $14,850

Certificate - Nursing Education: $20,625


Fees and Additional Costs for Graduate Nursing Programs (Subject to Change)

Distance learning fee

$70 per online course

Application fee


Graduation fee


Enrollment deposit

$300 (This is a one-time payment, and if you have your FAFSA on file, you might not be required to pay this; if you're using VA tuition benefits, you are not required to pay this. Please note your FAFSA or VA benefits on your tuition deposit card.)

Other costs to budget for

Textbooks and supplies, personal expenses, and loan fees. You may have to budget for other costs incurred, including immunizations, background checks, and transfer credit evaluations.

International Students

Please note that international students with Utica College will incur transcript credit evaluation costs and be ineligible for financial aid. Contact (866) 295-3106 or request more information if you have questions about your tuition and fees.

Military Students

At Utica College, we appreciate and honor the hard work and sacrifices of our service members. When we first opened our doors in 1946, World War II veterans were among our first students. Today, we're committed to making our online programs affordable and accessible to active service members and veterans.

Utica College is approved for both the Montgomery and Post-9/11 GI Bills and a participant in the Yellow Ribbon program. We offer service members and the spouses of active duty, reserve, and guard members a 10 percent discount on all of our online programs. Your other military benefits include:

  • A dedicated full-time veterans' liaison
  • No financial or academic penalties for withdrawal from courses due to orders to military duty and seamless reintegration when you return
  • Credit for College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams
  • ACE credit for military training (30 credits max)
  • Possible credits based on your Military Qualification Record

For eight years in a row, Utica College has been named a top military-friendly school by G.I. Jobs Magazine, recognition that only 20 percent of colleges in the nation receive. For five straight years, we've been recognized as a Military-Friendly College by Military Advanced Education.

Apply to Utica College with the knowledge that we're a top choice for military students like you.

How will I pay for this?

We're committed to providing exceptional opportunities to qualified students regardless of their means.


*Additional fees may apply. Total estimated cost is based on current tuition rates which are subject to annual changes.