Scholarships and Aid

Funding your Nursing Studies

  1. Complete the FAFSA and have the results sent to WWU (Title IV School Code: 003802). Western's priority filing deadline is January 31, 2020.   
  2. Check with your employer and/or your union. They may offer money for tuition reimbursement or scholarship or have other funding opportunities as well.
  3. Start the scholarship hunt; you can find a search function on the WWU financial aid department website.
  4. Are you a Veteran or a dependent of one?  Contact WWU’s Veterans Services office to maximize your benefits. 
  5. Research the other many scholarships offered by schools, employers, individuals, private companies, nonprofits, civic, community, fraternal and religious groups, and professional and social organizations.

Cost of Attendance

The RN-to-BSN program tuition is considered an Extended Program, please contact us for more information on the current cost per credit for tuition, Also, see Western Financial Aid.

Important Notes:

  • Extended Education cyber/online budgets now include the transportation cost component.
  • Additional educational expenses may be added to your standard cost of attendance by a Financial Aid Counselor, subject to regulatory requirements and professional judgment.

Tuition, Scholarship & Aid

Tuition & Fees


  • For a list of scholarships available through the Woodring College of Education, please visit the Woodring Scholarship website.  Please note that some are available only through the RN-to-BSN program and some are available to all Woodring students, including students in the RN-to-BSN program, using the application on the website.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Department

Diversity Scholarships

State of Washington & Federal Government      

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Other Nursing Scholarships & Grants