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Expenses Overview

Tuition, Fees, and Expenses 2015-2016

Although Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College endeavors to hold the cost of tuition and fees to a minimum, we reserve the right to adjust fees and tuition at any time.

All students must pay the following:

Application fee: $50
NOTE: If an applicant has not completed his/her application within one calendar year, a new application and application fee will be required. All application fees are good for one calendar year.
Post acceptance deposit: $150
NOTE: All newly admitted students are required to pay the tuition deposit which will be good for one calendar year and will be applied to tuition.
Undergraduate courses $698/credit hour
Graduate courses $756/credit hour
DNP/PhD $875/credit hour
NOTE: Continuous enrollment in selected graduate courses is required until completion of each course. Enrollment is maintained by registering for a minimum of one extension credit (EX) each term after the first enrollment in each course.
Nurse Anesthesia Program surcharge: $3,000/term
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Skills Bag: $300/course for N5605
Audit fee: One-third of course tuition cost
Skills Laboratory fee: $100/course for NUR3180
$225/course for NUR3260, NUR4935
Clinical Laboratory fee: $175/term
Graduate practicum fee: $135 or $175 per clinical practicum course
Undergraduate student services fee: $100/term full-time (12+ hours)
$50/term part-time (less than 12 hours)
Computer Access fee: $15/term
HESI: HESI Bundle $370 - $400 (Pre-licensure only)
Nurse Practitioner Exam $61 (one-time fee) (MSN students only)
Typhon Nurse Practitioner Student Tracking $80 (one-time fee)
Graduation fee: $125
NCLEX Live Review  $300 (approximate) (Pre-licensure only) - billed directly to student
Background check/Drug screening/Immunization tracking fee: $105 - billed directly to student by
Estimated Expenses:
Books: $1,000 / term for pre-licensure students
$400 / term for RN to BSN students
$4,000 / program for AGACNP, AGPCNP
Uniforms: $260 for BSN Upper Division and BSN Accelerated students


There is a $5 charge for currently enrolled or former students and graduates. A transcript request must be made in writing. Transcripts cannot be released until the student’s account balance is paid in full.

Other Expenses

Students will incur expenses for transportation to off-campus clinical facilities, parking, and health and liability insurance. Undergraduate nursing students are expected to provide their own watch with a second hand and stethoscope. Graduate nursing students are expected to provide their own oto/opthalmascope and a professional quality stethoscope.


All checks are made payable to Barnes-Jewish College. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted. Credit card payments may be made in person at the Business Office. Contact the Business Office at 314.454.8619 for questions regarding student accounts.

Checks returned for insufficient funds will be assessed a $30 service charge. Should additional checks be returned for insufficient funds, all future payments must be made by Cashier’s Check or Money Order.

Financial Responsibility

All financial obligations to the College must be met before the start of each term. A payment plan to defer tuition and fees over several months is also available. Students should discuss this option with the Business Office prior to the start of the term.

Students with a balance of $100 or less may enroll for the upcoming session. The Business Office reserves the right to restrict registration or disenroll students for a particular term if the outstanding obligation is sufficiently in arrears. Records of final course grades, official transcripts, degrees or certificates will not be released until all financial obligations are paid in full. No College officer or advisor can relieve students of financial responsibility.

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