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Expenses Overview

Tuition, Fees, and Expenses 2020-2021

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College reserves the right to adjust tuition and fees at any time.

All students must pay the following:

Application fee: No Application Fee 
Post acceptance deposit: $150  (non-refundable)
Note:  All newly admitted students are required to pay the tuition deposit which will be applied to tuition.
Undergraduate courses $770/credit hour
Graduate courses $834/credit hour
Doctoral courses  $950/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: $1,634/term (variable)
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner skills bag: $300/course for N5605
Audit tuition: One-third of course tuition cost
Skills Laboratory fee: $100/course for N3180
$100/course for N3260, N4935
Clinical / Laboratory fee: $175/term (pre-licensure only)
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 (defrays cost of User ID set-up and maintenance related to computer systems used by GSON students such as Outlook, Canvas, GUS Connect, Banner, etc.)
Assessment bundle: $640 (pre-licensure only)
Nurse Practitioner exam: $77 (one-time fee; MSN students only)
Typhon Nurse Practitioner student tracking: $90 (one-time fee)
Graduation fee: $125 (covers a portion of tangible items and keepsakes related to completion of program of study such as diploma, diploma cover, school pin, and regalia; the College covers larger expenses related to rental of venue, printing costs, staff, and other items)
NCLEX Live Review:  $300 (approximate; pre-licensure only) billed directly to student
Background check/Drug screening/Immunization tracking fee: $126 billed directly to student by
Estimated Expenses:
Books: $1,000 / term for pre-licensure students
$4,000 / program for AGACNP, AGPCNP
Uniforms: $260 for BSN Upper Division and BSN Accelerated students


There is an $8.25 charge for an official transcript through the National Student Clearinghouse:   If attendance at Goldfarb was during or prior to 2010, the Clearinghouse will direct the request to the GSON Registration office.  For questions about requesting transcripts, send an email to:

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 should be made payable to GSON (or Goldfarb School of Nursing or Barnes-Jewish College).  Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express are accepted. Credit/debit card payments may be made by calling the Business Office at 314.454.8619.

Checks returned by the bank will be assessed a $30 service charge. Should additional checks be returned by the bank, all future payments must be made by Cashier’s Check or credit card.

Financial Responsibility

Tuition and fees, minus known financial aid, is due the first week of the term.  If unable to comply, students should contact the Business Office to discuss options.  Payment/installment plans will not automatically be set up without approval from the Business Office.

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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