Cost of Attendance
The first question that most would have is “How do you pay for West Coast University?”
Well, the average annual cost of West Coast University is $43,168 and the cost of books and supplies is $1,490 for an academic year. The tuition fee at the WCU is $35,110 per annum.
However, in living arrangements, the cost for room and board stands at $7,980 and the budget for other expenses is $7,080.
The off-campus housing budget for WCU is $7,590 and that of the off-campus other budget is $6,740.
The annual Cost Of Attendance varies from program to program and also depends largely on students staying on campus, off-campus, or are regular day-scholar. The Cost Of Attendance also varies depending upon full-time or part-time courses. The university has a flexible fee program and largely depends upon the program a student gets enrolled in.
The net price at West Coast University is $141,466 for Bachelor’s of Science in Dental Hygiene. There is however a slight variation in the cost of attendance for different graduate or undergraduate programs as they differ by semesters and courses as well.
The net price for Bachelor for Science in Nursing is $145,312 and that of Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy is $188,959.
Similarly, the cost of attendance for a Masters Program in Occupational Therapy is $91,725 and that of Physical therapy is $122,439.
Out of state tuition costs are $34,060 and other fees include $775.
Avg. Net Price
$0 to $30,000
$30,001 to $48,000
$48,001 to $75,000
$75,001 to $110,000
The average net price varies from student to student depending upon the income of their family. Lower-income families have to pay less as compared to higher-income families. This is so to support the students financially and aid them in their education.
The average net price by family income for West Coast University are as follows:
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To have a realistic understanding of how much it will cost to study at West Coast University
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The undergraduate tuition and fees vary slightly based upon the programs a student is inducted into.
The total tuition costs for undergraduate programs in nursing is $136,240 and that of dental hygiene is $127,106.
The General Education Resource Fee is around $775 for both the programs and the technology fee is $100 per semester based on the program.
The total undergraduate costs at West Coast University is $145,312 for Bachelor’s in Dental Hygiene and $141,466 for Bachelors in Nursing.
However, there are separate charges for hostels.
The graduate tuition and fees vary slightly similar to an undergraduate program based upon the programs a student is inducted into.
The tuition fees for a Masters Degree in Health Administration are $22,500 and that of Occupational Therapy is $72,000 and then there are subtle variations in tuition fees for Nursing Programs as well which has around 5 different programs and the tuition fees range from $26,100 to $38,425. The cost per credit for the Masters in Public Health (MPH online) is $575.
The total estimated program cost for Masters in Health Administration is $24,587 and that of in Occupational Therapy is $74,523. The total estimated program cost for Nursing varies between 28,078 to $43,063.
Cost per Credit hour is the cost that is paid by a student to acquire a single credit. And this cost varies largely from program to program and specialization to specialization.
The cost per credit for an undergraduate program, Bachelor in Science in Dental Hygiene is $1141, and that for Bachelor in Science in Nursing is $1,211. It is slightly lower in the program LVN to Bachelor in Science in Nursing which is $1,067.
The cost per credit for a graduate program of Masters in Science in Occupational therapy is $919 and a Masters in Health Administration is around $700.
There are other fees as well such as Book costs and additional costs for shipping books which amount different for different programs.
The estimated total book costs range from $1,829 to $3,030. The additional costs for the shipping of books range between $183 to $303. The cost of the uniform is $30 for all branches and $130 for the Master in Science in Occupational Therapy.
There are other costs that one has to bear is Estimate for Supplies and Licensure Preparation which is $1,945 and $5,700 for nursing and dental hygiene respectively.
The cost of room and boarding off campus is $7,590 per student and other expenses amount to $6,740.
Housing & Other Expenses
Room & Boards
Book & Supplies
West Coast University offers 15 online programs
Master of Science
Master of Science in Nursing
Total Cost : $ 31365
Cost per credit: $ 615
Transferable Credits: 84
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Nursing - (RN to BSN)
Total Cost : $ 18900
Cost per credit: $ 525
Total Credits: 36
Post Masters Certificate in Nursing
Post Masters Family Nurse Practitioner Online Certificate
Total Cost : $ 25120
Cost per credit: $ 785
Total Credits: 32
Transferable Credits: 90
Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator
Total Cost : $ 22860
Cost per credit: $ 635
Master of Science in Nursing - Advanced Generalist
Registered Nursing Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator
Total Credits: 51
Registered Nursing Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Leader
Registered Nursing Master of Science in Nursing - Informatics
Master of Science in Nursing - Informatics
Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Leader
Post Masters Certificate in Informatics
Total Cost : $ 11430
Total Credits: 18
Post Masters Certificate in Nursing Educator
Total Cost : $ 7620
Total Credits: 12
Post Masters Certificate in Nursing- Nurse Leader
Master of Public Health
Total Cost : $ 24150
Cost per credit: $ 575
Total Credits: 42
Master of Health Administration
Total Cost : $ 22500
Cost per credit: $ 625
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