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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 based

Tuition 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 programs

Tuition per credit hour
Active-duty military
$290
Non-active-duty military
$330

Project-based Master’s programs

Tuition per semester
Active-duty and non-active-duty military
$3,300

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Tuition per credit hour
Active-duty military
$660
Non-active-duty military
$660

Infection Prevention and Control Certificate

Tuition per credit hour
Active-duty military
$290
Non-active-duty military
$330

All credit hours are equivalent to semester units.

Auxiliary members receive same benefits as non-active military. All spouses receive the same benefit as their military/ auxiliary member counterpart. Rates reflect tuition only in accordance with Change 3 to Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 1322.25, “Voluntary Education Programs.”

Military Fees

 Bachelor’s, Course-based Master’s, and IPC Certificate ProgramsProject-based Master’s Programs
Application fee$0$0
Course extension fee$65Not 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)$50Not available at this time
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: semester students (Title IV recipients)$200 per 12 credit hours$200 per 16-week period
Resource fee: term students (Non-Title IV recipients)$200 per 12 credit hours$200 per 16-week period
Clinical Fees (MSN Nurse Practioner Programs only) $750/clinical course (four clinical courses = $3,000)
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.All digital resources needed for the program will be provided in MySentinel® Resource Center MySRC (specifically designed for the project-based program) and are already covered by your tuition and the Resource Fee. This includes textbooks, videos, lectures, current articles, whitepapers, webinars, tutorials, job aids and demonstrations. Any books will be provided in electronic format and are part of the program’s tuition and resource fees. Students can utilize as many or as few of the resources as they need. Students are expected to base their projects on actual or virtual organizations; using their employers’ resources is acceptable within the program’s guidelines.
 Doctor of Nursing Practice
Application fee$0
Course extension fee$65
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 residency fee$250
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. Estimated costs for meals and travel for on-site Residency I is $650. There is a $250 residency fee with Residency I (N740PE). Potential hardware cost for Virtual Residency II is roughly $50-100. This cost would cover the purchase of a microphone and webcam if your computer is not already equipped with these.
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 and their spouses—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. In addition, American Sentinel is a Federal Student Aid participating school. American Sentinel students may also use approved benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (GI Bill).

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 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 and their spouses. 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 Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, Reserves, National Guard, and the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.
  • All honorably discharged veterans.
  • All members of military auxiliary units.
  • Spouses of above military and auxiliary members.

What Are the Details of Your Military Student Scholarship?

  • All of our military scholarships cover a portion of students’ tuition and graduation fees. Review our military pricing above.
  • American Sentinel also offers several grants for a 50 percent reduction in tuition for soldiers severely injured in the line of duty and their spouses.

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