A Variety Of Options To Pay For School Are Available

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Paying for School

American Sentinel offers a variety of options, some of which are listed below, that may help you pay for your education. Our admissions advisors can help you choose the best one for you.

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Payment Plans

You can finance your tuition costs, interest free, through our in-house payment plan options.

Pay $250 per month for an RN to B.S. Nursing or $400 per month for an M.S. Nursing degree with the UBenefit Payment Plan.

American Sentinel makes paying for your education convenient and affordable. We offer 0% financing with a down payment of as little as $500. These payment plans are designed to have your balance paid in full by graduation.

Our virtual Enrollment Help Desk is available to answer some of the commonly asked admissions questions.

Scholarships, Grants and Discounts

American Sentinel University offers scholarship, grants and discounts which may reduce or waive tuition, fees, and other educational expenses. Eligibility may be based on degree program, field of study, financial need, or a combination of other factors.

  • “Yes You CANN” (Career Advancement for New Nurses) RN to BSN Payment Plan and Scholarship – for new nurses with less than 2 years of experience
  • “Nurse Appreciation” Scholarship – up to $2,880
  • DNP Travel Assistance Program
  • Expertise in IT Scholarship – up to $2,880
  • Military Scholarship – up to 41% off standard tuition rates

Federal Student Financial Aid

Students with financial need may qualify for federal student aid—loans or grants. Our Financial Aid Office is here to assist you in determining if you qualify for federal student aid and guiding you through the process. 

Military Benefits

American Sentinel offers reduced tuition and other benefits, such as waived graduation audit fees, for our military member students and their spouses. We have experience working with students approved for military benefits, including TA and VA benefits.

At American Sentinel, you have a head start. A no-cost evaluation of prior college, military training, work experience, and DSST, CLEP and ACE credits can help you earn your degree faster.

Education Partner Program

We have education partnerships with some of the nation’s leading hospitals and healthcare organizations. Education Partner benefits include tuition discounts, deferred payment options, and simplified financial and reimbursement paperwork. See if you are eligible for one of our Education Partner programs through your employer or professional organization by speaking with an Admissions Advisor at 866.922.5690.

Employer Reimbursement

American Sentinel University provides customized assistance for students wanting to use tuition reimbursement benefits through their employer. This includes providing cost verification invoices for tuition and fees as well as documentation needed to confirm successful completion of the course. Talk to your human resources department to see if you qualify, and then contact an admissions advisor to see how we can help.

General Education Alternatives

This course focuses on organizational leadership and strategic planning theories to provide leadership and direction for the growth and success of a diverse health care organization, or academic institution. Topics include change management, strategy formulation, leadership development, and exploring the fundamentals of strategic planning through evaluation and implementation. This course includes 90 hours of practice experience activities.

“Nurse Appreciation” Scholarship

American Sentinel appreciates nurses and their service. New students who have been Registered Nurses for 10 years or more, are eligible to receive a tuition rate of $450 per credit hour, which can save up to $2,880 off the cost of the degree.

  • New M.S. Nursing students
  • New course-based MBA Healthcare students
  • New Doctor of Nursing Practice students – applies to M.S. Nursing bridge courses only (N501PE, N505PE and N515PE)
  • Nurses who have been an RN for 10 years or more. Years of service determine by Associates of Science Nursing (ADN) graduation date.
  • Graduate tuition rate is $530 per credit hour or $1,590 per course
  • With the scholarship the tuition rate is $450 per credit hour or $1,350 per course
  • Master’s programs require a total of 36 credit hours (some certifications may translate into college credit)

UBenefit Payment Plan

American Sentinel University wants to make earning your degree more affordable. With the UBenefit payment plan, students can finance their entire degree by making low, fixed monthly payments. Like our other in-house payment plan options, there are no finance or interest charges to use this payment plan.

  • $250 a month RN to B.S. Nursing and RN to B.S. Nursing, CBE Powered by SIMPath™ (books and some fees not included)
  • $400 a month M.S. Nursing (books and other fees not included)
  • New students enrolling on or after March 1, 2017  in the RN to B.S. Nursing, RN to B.S. Nursing, CBE Powered by SIMPath™ or the M.S. Nursing
  • Students qualifying for discounted tuition rates are also eligible for the UBenefit Payment Plan.

There are no changes to the standard 2018 undergraduate tuition rate:

  • $410 per credit hour for RN to B.S Nursing, course based
  • $3,000 per semester for RN to B.S. Nursing, CBE Powered by SIMPath™
  • $530 per credit hour for M.S Nursing.

Students qualifying for discounted tuition rates may also be eligible for the monthly payment plan..