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Military Tuition and Fees

American Sentinel reserves the right to change tuition and fees. Military tuition and fees cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions.

RN to B.S. Nursing, course basedTuition per credit hour
Active-duty military$260
Non-active-duty military$290
RN to B.S. Nursing, CBE Powered by SIMPath®Tuition per semester
Active-duty and non-active-duty military$2,800
Course-based Master’s programsTuition per credit hour
Active-duty military$290
Non-active-duty military$330
Doctor of Nursing PracticeTuition per credit hour
Active-duty military$660
Non-active-duty military$660
Infection Prevention and Control CertificateTuition per credit hour
Active-duty military$290
Non-active-duty military$330

Military Fees

 Course-based Bachelor’s and Master’s and Certificate ProgramsCompetency-based Programs
Application fee$0$0
Course extension fee$150Not available for this program
Late course registration fee$50$50
Program switch fee$150$150
Prior learning assessment fee (per course)$300 – Not available for IPC CertificateNot available at this time
Test out fee (per test)$300 – Not available for IPC CertificateNot available at this time
Post-enrollment evaluation fee (per transcript submitted after enrollment)$50$50
Graduation feeProvided by military scholarshipProvided by military scholarship
Graduation Ceremony Attendance fee$125$125
Transcript fee (for each transcript requested)$10 per request$10 per request
New student resource fee$100$100
Resource fee$200 per 12 credit hours$200 per 16-week semester
Clinical Fees (MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs only)750/clinical course (four clinical courses = $3,000)Not applicable for this program
BooksNew books cost approximately $150 per course. Students may purchase used books. Students are not required to purchased books and material directly from the university. Many courses use eBooks and discounts are available from several publishers. Mandatory $80-110 fee for Shadowhealth™ for Bachelor’s and Master’s nursing programs is required.New books cost approximately $150 per course. Students may purchase used books. Students are not required to purchase books and materials directly from the university. Many courses use eBooks and discounts are available from several publishers. Mandatory $80-110 fee for Shadowhealth™ for Bachelor’s and Master’s nursing programs is required.

 Doctor of Nursing Practice
Application fee$0
Course extension fee$150
Late course registration fee$50
Post-enrollment evaluation fee (per transcript submitted after enrollment)$50
Program switch fee$150
Graduation feeProvided by military scholarship
Graduation Ceremony Attendance fee$125
Transcript fee (for each transcript requested)$10
DNP resource fee$300 twice during the program
DNP online residency I fee$1,500 (Note: There is no fee for students who choose to attend the on-site residency in Denver).
DNP project feesDNP Project II $1,200
N761PE $1,200
DNP project continuation feeThe purpose of this fee is to cover expenses for resources and faculty support when a student slows down or discontinues progress on his/her Capstone project. This $350 fee is assessed monthly when a student fails to meet the required perquisite deliverables for DNP project II or N761PE.
ResidencyDNP students are required to attend two residencies. Residency I, students may choose between an online residency or a face to face on-site residency in Denver, Colorado. Students selecting the online residency will be assessed the DNP online residency I fee. This fee is non-refundable once a student has accessed the online residency. Student may take a future online residency or attend an on-site residency without incurring an additional fee. Students selecting the on-site residency will not be assessed an online residency fee, but will be responsible for any expenses related to their travel, including flights, lodging, transportation and meals, excluding lunches on classroom days which the university will provide. Residency II is a virtual residency that is not assessed a residency fee. For the virtual residency, computers equipped with a microphone and webcam are required. Estimated hardware cost to purchase a microphone and webcam if needed is $100.
BooksAn estimated cost of textbooks and other learning materials required for the program is $2,500. Students are not required to purchase books and materials directly from the university. Many courses use eBooks and discounts are available from several publishers.
Costs associated with background checks and malpractice insuranceStudents enrolling in the DNP program are required to establish a CastleBranch account that collects, tracks and monitors the documentation required for the practice experiences you will complete during your nursing program. Fees vary by state, please contact CastleBranch and your insurance company for actual costs.
Practicum WorkroomA fee of $400 per 8-week term will be charged for students who need to enroll in one or more Practicum Workrooms to complete practice hours because they received transfer credit for one or more MSN courses that did not contain the required practice hours, or enrolled in the DNP Executive Leadership or Informatics Leadership specialization and did not complete 400 practice hours during their master’s program. This allows students to earn the practice hours required to complete a MSN program (400 hours) or the DNP program (1,000 post baccalaureate hours). This fee is non-refundable once the 8 week term has commenced.

Military Tuition Assistance (TA)

American Sentinel is committed to making its programs financially possible for military students. Our discounted military tuition is just one of the many reasons that military members – including active-duty and reserve members, veterans, their spouses and dependents – pursue their education with American Sentinel University.

American Sentinel students are eligible to use approved tuition assistance from all branches of the military – talk to your Admissions Advisor about using your tuition assistance (TA) benefits. American Sentinel is approved to accept MyCAA program tuition assistance payments for military spouses. American Sentinel students may also use approved benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (GI Bill®). In addition, American Sentinel is a Federal Student Aid participating school.

When combined with our comprehensive credit transfer policy that could give you credit for prior education, learning experiences, military service, and CLEP, DSST and ACE testing, attending American Sentinel makes financial sense. We can help you earn your degree faster and position you for success in your career.

Military Tuition Assistance (TA) is not available for SIMPath®

Military Student Scholarships

American Sentinel University is committed to solving financial challenges for its military students. Serving those who serve our country is a privilege, and we are honored to help you meet your educational goals.

Our military student scholarship program offers generous support for military members, their spouses and dependents. We understand that such assistance can make the difference in your ability to pursue your education. In addition to veterans benefits offered through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, students may be eligible to receive a military student scholarship.

Who Is Eligible for the American Sentinel Military Student Scholarship?

  • Current members of the S.S. Military including Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Reserves, National Guard, and the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.
  • All honorably U.S. discharged veterans.
  • All members of U.S. military auxiliary units.
  • Spouses and dependents of above military and auxiliary members.

What Are the Details of Your Military Student Scholarship?

  • American Sentinel offers a discounted tuition rate based on military status. Review our military pricing above.
  • Graduation Fee is waived.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill