Current Watts College of Nursing Students may pay tuition and fees online with an e-check.
A nursing education is one of the most valuable investments you can make for your future. At Watts, the Financial Aid Counselor will work closely with you and guide you in the development of a financial aid package that meets your individual needs.
The Enrollment Agreement reflects the cost for the academic year 2022-2023. The graduation fee is only paid during the last semester.
This Enrollment Agreement may be canceled by the student within five business days of signing for a full refund of monies paid for tuition only.
Watts: 15 SEMESTER HOURS EACH SEMESTER
60 TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS TO COMPLETE
Fees are per semester and vary based on the semester's required resources and activities.
In addition, there is a non-refundable, one-time-only application fee of $100.
|1st Semester||2nd Semester||3rd Semester||4th Semester|
|Tuition ($685 per credit hour)||$10,278||$10,278||$10,278||$10,278|
|Examsoft Tech Fee||$36||$36||$36||$36|
|Rotation Manager Fee||$28||$28||$28||$28|
|ATI Software Tech Fee||$300||$300||$300||$300|
|SISS Tech Fee||$285||$285||$285||$285|
|Senior Fees (Graduation Fee)||$0||$0||$0||$175|
|Total per semester||$11,571||$11,421||$11,421||$11,596|
*Please note tuition is subject to change each academic year per Watts College of Nursing Board of Directors review and approval.
Return/Refund of Title IV Funds:
Return of Title IV Funds calculations are approved by and policy is maintained by WCON Financial Aid Office. Changes to Federal law may affect this policy.
Steps to return/Refund Process:
- Determine withdrawal date
- Calculate the percentage of the enrollment period completed
- Calculate the amount of Title IV aid earned
- Determine the amount of Title IV aid unearned
- Allocate unearned aid
- Title IV loan amounts to be returned by WCON will be credited to the appropriate Title IV programs
- Communication of Returned Funds
Title IV Funds are returned in the following order:
- Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans
- Federal Direct Subsidized Loans
- Federal Parent Plus Loans
More detailed information regarding Title IV Return/Refund can be found in WCON Financial Aid
Types of Financial Aid Offered at Watts College of Nursing
The Watts College of Nursing Financial Aid Office awards federal and institutional resources listed below based on the eligibility criteria outlined.
- Federal Direct Subsidized Loan
- Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan
- Pell Grant
How to Apply to Watts College of Nursing Financial Aid?
4 Steps to Applying for Watts College of Nursing Financial Aid
Step 1: Apply for an FSA ID
Step 2: Submit the FAFSA
Step 3: Review your Watts Award Letter
Step 4: Apply for private loans if necessary
Permits you to file FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA online
Upon completion of the BSN program and receiving a position in the Duke University Health System newly hired employees may qualify for Nurse Student Loan Forgiveness and other educational benefits after meeting certain employment requirements please see the link below for further information.
Withdrawing from courses can negatively affect your financial aid package. You must see the financial counselor if you withdraw from a course or the program.
The following timeline will be used to determine the amount of the Tuition refund available to the student who withdraws from the program. Tuition is paid by the semester. Tuition only will be refunded. Additional expenses are not included in the refund.
Week 1 – 100% refund
Week 2 – 50% refund
Week 3 and after – 0% refund
After last day to withdraw: no refund
Want More Information?
Explore our collection of sites to learn more about financial aid.
College Foundation of North Carolina
Contains information about North Carolina resources for financial aid
Ethel Clay Price Scholarship
Awarded twice a year by the Watts Alumni Association
Internet’s largest free scholarship search
FinAid: The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
Comprehensive resources for all aspects of financial aid
Financial Aid for Minority Students
A comprehensive listing of scholarships/grants for underrepresented groups
Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid
Resource on financial aid from the United States Department of Education
Watts College of Nursing does not discriminate in the educational program or activities of the college on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, genetic information, or age.