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The total cost of educating a student at Alderson Broaddus University for one year is significantly more than the amount paid by the student. Gifts to Alderson Broaddus from churches, trustees, alumni, and other friends, along with endowment income and certain efficiency factors, provide the difference. The University strives to keep the cost to parents and students as reasonable as possible, consistent with the development and maintenance of an instructional staff and campus facilities, which assure high-quality education. The University reserves the right to adjust charges from year to year in accordance with operating costs and inflationary trends.

Tuition & Fee Schedule

Cost per credit for the RN to BSN Program is $295 per credit hour plus textbooks.  Plus the fee for certified background that includes background check and drug screen (approximately $120).

Tuition is due at registration prior to the first class session; second and third semester payments are due on or before registration at the last class session of the prior semester.

Tuition charges are based on the number of college-sponsored semester hours attempted.  These rates apply to full-time and part-time students.

Payment Plans

Nelnet Budget Plan - For those who desire to pay their educational expenses on a monthly basis, the University will accept the Nelnet Budget Plan provided by Nelnet Business Solutions. An information pamphlet is available upon request.

Employer Reimbursement Plan - If your employer will reimburse tuition costs upon successful completion of each semester, you are still responsible for payment at registration.

Visa and MasterCard – are accepted for payment of tuition and fees.

Financial Aid Checklist

1. Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the year in which you are seeking admission. File your FAFSA as soon as possilbe after January 1st to be eligible for maximum financial aid.  Some funds are limited and are distributed on a first come, first serve basis.  The priority deadline is March 1st. However, it is not too late to receive financial aid should you complete your FAFSA after the priority deadline. However, to be eligible for the maximum amount of financial aid, you must file before March 1st. The FAFSA is the application for all financial aid at Alderson Broaddus University. Go to www.fafsa.ed.gov to apply. AB’s school code is 003806. You do not have to be accepted to your program of study before you complete the FAFSA.
2. To complete and sign your FAFSA on-line as well as complete steps 6 and 7, you must have a PIN number. You can go to www.pin.ed.gov to register for your PIN number. This PIN will allow you to access all your federal information on-line.
3. Once you have filled out the FAFSA and have been accepted to your program, the financial aid office will send you a financial aid award letter that lists all financial aid you qualify for through the college.
4. Sign and return one copy of every award letter that is sent to you to the financial aid office. You may accept, decline, or reduce any items of financial aid.  Once we have received your signed financial aid award letter, the financial aid office will be able to start processing your financial aid.
5. Some applicants will be chosen by the federal government for the verification process. If you are selected, we will notify you, and you must complete the verification worksheet and submit it along with the required documentation requested. We cannot apply any financial aid to your account until you fully complete the verification process.
6. All applicants accepting federal Stafford loans must complete an entrance counseling interview. You may go to www.studentloans.gov and click on Entrance Counseling to complete the required counseling. Be sure to list Alderson Broaddus as the college you are attending.
7. All applicants accepting federal Stafford loans must also complete a master promissory note. Go to www.studentloans.gov to complete a new MPN (master promissory note) for student loans. Follow the steps and be sure to list Alderson Broaddus as the college you are attending.
8. You must apply for financial aid each year.

Division of Health Sciences:

Major in NURSING  (RN –BSN)

Leading to Bachelor of Science Degree


_____   Computer Science 225                   (3)          Medical Informatics

_____   Philosophy 391                              (3)          Ethical Perspectives for Health Related Issues


Plus the Following Professional Courses (NRSG):


_____   510         Transition to Professional Baccalaureate Nursing Practice

_____   515         Health Assessment

_____   520         Nursing Research

_____   530         Nurse as Manager

_____   531         Nursing Professional Development

_____   532         Community Mental Health Nursing

_____   533         Community as Client

_____   550         Excellence in Nursing


_____   Complete Liberal Studies Check Sheet