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 (Term-Based) Tuition per credit hour Active-duty military $260 Non-active-duty military $290 RN to B.S. Nursing, Powered by SIMPath® Tuition per semester Active-duty $2,600 Non-active-duty military $2,800 Master’s programs (Term-Based) Tuition per credit hour Active-duty military $290 Non-active-duty military $330 Master's programs, Powered by SIMPath® Tuition per semester Active-duty military $2,900 Non-active-duty military $3,600 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 Infection Prevention and Control Certificate, Powered by SIMPath® Tuition per credit hour Active-duty military $2,900 Non-active-duty military $3,600
Fees Term-based Bachelor’s, Master’s and Certificate Programs Powered by SIMPath® Programs Application fee $0 $0 Course extension fee $150 Not 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 Certificate Not available at this time Test out fee (per test) $300 – Not available for IPC Certificate Not available at this time APEA Exam Fee (MSN NP program only) $35 Not available at this time Post-enrollment evaluation fee (per transcript submitted after enrollment) $50 $50 Graduation fee Provided by military scholarship Provided 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 Not applicable for this program Books New 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. Costs associated with clinical preceptorship (MSN Nurse Practitioner Programs Only) Each student in the MSN – Nurse Practitioner program is required to find their own clinical preceptor. Students struggling to find a clinical preceptor may choose to contract with a company that specializes in finding the nearest available clinical preceptors. Students should understand, however, that there is typically a service fee charged by these companies that is not covered by the Nurse Practitioner Program Clinical Fee. Any costs associated with obtaining a Clinical Preceptor or Clinical Site for the program are the sole responsibility of the student.
Fees 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 fee Provided by military scholarship Graduation Ceremony Attendance fee $125 Transcript fee (for each transcript requested) $10 DNP resource fee $300 twice during the program DNP project fees DNP Project II $1,200
DNP project continuation fee The 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. Books An 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 insurance Students 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 Workroom A 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. Spouses and dependents receive the same benefit as their military/auxiliary member counterpart.
What Are the Details of Your Military Student Scholarship?
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