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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

Tuition and Fees - UAB School of Nursing (SON) Resident Charge ($) Non-resident Charge ($)
Graduate coursework (classroom; each semester hour) 572 1,317
Graduate coursework (internet-based distance learning; each semester hour) 656 656
Fees - UAB School of Nursing  Cost ($)
Educational Support and Technology Fee (per course) 225
Student Hospitalization Insurance Fee (per month)** 200
Expenses (Estimated) Cost ($)
Uniforms* 350
Books and supplies (estimate per term) 600
Electronic handheld device* 350
Room and Board (on campus, per term, cost varies depending on dorm) 2,800
* These must be purchased upon initial enrollment in the School of Nursing and should be planned for in student budgets.
** May be waived with documented proof of equal or greater coverage