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Idaho State University

College of Nursing

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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 now 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions after looking through the College 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 general 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 College 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
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Full Time = $965.00 per semester
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Completion Program Part Time = $482.50 per semester
Master of Science in Nursing = $1,188.00 per semester
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Full Time = $1,183.00 per semester
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Part Time = $5591.50 per semester
Doctor of Nursing Practice Full Time = $2,134.00 per semester

Doctor of Nursing Practice Part Time = $1,067.00 per semester


The College of Nursing annually awards approximately $40,000 in scholarships, and the College of Nursing scholarship application is available annually in April.
Please see the Scholarship Office website for more information about scholarship opportunities available through ISU. For the list of nursing scholarships under Division of Health Science, please see the "Scholarship Listings by College" web page.

Scholarship Resources Outside of ISU

The ISU Scholarship Office also maintains a page with other scholarship resources outside of ISU.

Student Organizations and Resources 

Sigma Theta Tau

Student Nursing Association

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


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


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.
Deadline: June 30, 2019.
Travel Nursing Scholarship.


Class of 2020 Leadership

Student Nurses Association Leadership

President: Jesse Anderson - 

Vice President: Taylor Baker - 

Secretary: Maddy Wilson - 

Treasurer: Deborah Bradley -