Estimated Costs

The BSN-Completion program is online, flexible and community-based.

You can complete your degree in one-to-three years, depending on how many courses you take each semester.


As a BSN-C student, you're not usually assessed student service fees since your courses are all online.

Tuition and fees, effective spring 2020
Item                                                                                                                                               Cost
Total tuition and fees $10,175
Application fee (NursingCAS)




Supplemental course fees (for NRS 342,  NRS 442 and NRS 482) $390
Other program costs and expenses
Item Cost
Total $3,098
Books $1,400
Community uniform (optional for BSN-C students) $50
Name badge $9.50
Stethoscope and penlight $100
Background check and drug screens $62.50
PPD/TB test $25
AHA Basic Life Support CPR $120
Professional liability insurance $106
Transportation to clinical sites $1,200
Nursing pin (optional) $25
Estimated program totals
Item Cost
Estimated total $13,273
Tuition and fees $10,175
Other program costs and expenses $3,098


  1. Does not include cost of required health insurance. MSU no longer offers group health insurance for domestic students. More information is available on the Magers Health and Wellness Center website. Suggestions for purchasing student health insurance include and

Actual costs may vary

The figures provided are estimates for planning purposes only and are subject to change. These estimates do not represent your final costs at Missouri State.

Your actual expenses depend on credit hours, program, lifestyle and other factors.

Your student service fees depend on:

  • The number of on-campus credit hours you take each semester.
  • The total number of semesters you take.

For official tuition rates, credit hour costs or fee explanations, please refer to the detailed tuition and fees.