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Undergraduate Programs

Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing

For students either who have no prior nursing experience or are currently licensed practical nurses who are seeking their baccalaureate degree in nursing

Accelerated Bachelor of Science In Nursing

For individuals who have a bachelor's degree in another discipline and wish to make a career change

Baccalaureate Completion Program for RNs

For currently licensed registered nurses who want to obtain a baccalaureate degree

Graduate Programs

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing

Designed with a research emphasis dedicated to extending nursing science and improving the delivery of health care. Entry into the Ph.D. program is an earned Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited program.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

The Doctor of Nursing Practice will prepare clinical leaders for comprehensive nursing practice within a changing health care system.

Master Of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)

Prepares the graduate for a position in a nurse educator role in a variety of health care settings.

FNP to PMHNP Certificate

Designed to extend the practice and expertise of licensed FNP’s.

Graduate Nursing Education Certificate

Prepares the nurse to provide education in a variety of settings.

Additional Information

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions after looking through the School of Nursing website, please see the Undergraduate Frequently Asked Questions and Graduate Frequently Asked Questions for more information.


Cost of Attendance

Costs for tuition and fees at ISU are listed on the Cost of Attendance web page on the Finance and Administration website.

Professional Fees

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

The list of current professional fees for all School of Nursing programs can be found here on the Professional Fees page.


The School of Nursing annually awards over $100,000 in scholarships, and the School of Nursing scholarship application is available annually in April in the Bengal Online Scholarship System (BOSS).
Please see the Scholarship Office website for more information about scholarship opportunities available through ISU.

Student Organizations and Resources 

Student Organizations

Sigma Theta Tau

Student Nursing Association

Student Nurses Association Leadership

President: Sydney Couch - coucsydn@isu.edu 

Vice President: Kayanna Zamora - zamokaya@isu.edu 

Secretary: Megan Smith - smitmeg8@isu.edu 

Treasurer: Courtney Purser - purscour@isu.edu 

Resources and Job Opportunities

Nursing Scholarship

CampusRN has $15,000 in Scholarships Available to Nursing & Allied Health Students.

Nurse Careers

Search Thousands of Entry Level Jobs, Externships, & Scholarship Opportunities on CampusRN.

ISU Faculty Openings

Apply for opportunities to teach right here at the Idaho State University School of Nursing. 

Nursing ALD

Browse their Free Job Board, Publications and Events

Travel Nursing

Nursing Education Scholarship awarded by Travel Nursing career organization.
Amount: $1,000.
Requirements: Accepted to or currently attending a full-time nursing or medical program at an accredited institution.
Travel Nursing Scholarship.

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