For students with no prior nursing experience who are seeking their first degree in nursing
For individuals who have a bachelor's degree in another discipline and wish to make a career change
For registered nurses and licensed practical nurses who want to continue their education to obtain a baccalaureate degree
Designed with a research emphasis dedicated to extending nursing science and improving the delivery of health care. Entry into the Ph.D. program is now an earned Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited program.
The Doctor of Nursing Practice will prepare clinical leaders for comprehensive nursing practice within a changing health care system.
Prepares the graduate for a position in a nurse educator or leadership role in a variety of health care settings.
Costs for tuition and general fees at
ISU are listed on the Cost of Attendance Page
In addition to ISU tuition and fees, a professional fee is assessed for all undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Nursing. Professional fees for the nursing programs are used to support faculty salaries, instruction support services, durable & disposable equipment and supplies, faculty and staff program travel, capital equipment and a reserve for maintenance and purchase of major capital items.
Current Professional Fees
Nursing BSN = $836.00 per semester
Nursing MSN = $1,017.00 per semester
Nursing Ph.D. = $1,020.00 per semester
Nursing DNP = $1,828.00 per semester
The School of Nursing annually awards approximately $42,000 in scholarships.