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PhD Program Tuition & Fees


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The UAB School of Nursing dedicates significant resources to support the doctoral research students. Students willing to pursue full-time studies may qualify for additional support. Please contact Dr. Karen Heaton the PhD Program Coordinator if you are interested in these funding opportunities.  

The following tuition and fees are valid for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tuition and fees and are SUBJECT TO CHANGE annually based on approval from the University of Alabama Board of Trustees and/or university. The estimates below are based on the costs listed at the UAB Office of Planning and Analysis Web site (Tuition and Fees). Each student’s costs will vary depending upon state of residence, the number of credits taken in a semester, whether the student attends class live or through distance-accessible class, and several other factors. Fees vary with program or type of student, and certain fees may be waived.

Tuition and University Fees - School of Nursing

Graduate SON (in-state, Each semester hour) $555
Graduate SON (out-of-state, Each semester hour)(Distance courses)** $555
Graduate SON (out-of-state, Each semester hour)(Live courses) $1,272
University Tuition (per semester)(included in tuition)  

Total cost for Tuition  = Graduate SON tuition cost per semester hour x total number of semester hours for that semester

Fees - School of Nursing

Graduate - Online Fee per each online course (per course if the course is designated with a ‘Q’ in the section code, e.g. NUR 604 Q ) $250
Educational Support and Technology Fee (Graduate)(per course) $225
Student Hospitalization Insurance Fee (per semester)* $975 **

Special Fees Paid (when applicable)

Graduation Fee $50

*May be waived with proof of equal or greater coverage that can be documented.

**Currently, the university has signed a waiver for only online-specified nursing classes to be charged at the in-state cost. This waiver is subject to approval each June for the upcoming academic year and does not apply to live classes.