Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing—Master of Science in Nursing—Traditional 541 Tuition and Fees Tuition for 2021–2022 is posted on the college’s website (nursing.nova.edu/msn). There is an NSU Student Services Fee of $500 per semester, not to exceed $1,500 annually. A Nursing Program General Access Fee of $145 is also required each year. Additionally, there is a Registration Fee of $30 required each semester. Acceptance fee is $200. This fee is required to reserve the accepted applicant’s place in the class. This advanced payment will be deducted from the tuition payment due by registration day, but is nonrefundable in the event of a withdrawal. It is due within two weeks of an applicant’s acceptance. All tuition and fees are subject to change by the board of trustees without notice. The first semester’s tuition and fees, less the $200 previously paid tuition deposit, are due on or before registration day. Tuition for each subsequent semester is due on or before the appropriate registration day. Students will not be admitted until their financial obligations have been met. Each student is required to carry adequate personal medical and hospital insurance and may not drop insurance while in the program. Proof of insurance must be provided. Students may purchase health insurance through NSU. Students who have adequate personal medical and hospital insurance may waive NSU’s health insurance by filling out the Student Health Insurance Waiver available through the Bursar’s Office (nova.edu/bursar/health-insurance). This must be completed by the designated due date to avoid charges. Students are responsible for their own transportation to campus and to clinical agencies and other off-campus locations related to their program. There are a number of national, state, and hospital grants available for the nursing student. The Office of Student Financial Assistance and the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing are eager to assist students in exploring financial aid options. Students may review scholarship opportunities at nursing.nova.edu/students/scholarships.html, and can speak to a financial aid representative by calling (954) 262-3380. Do not hesitate to ask for help. Academic Policies The following academic policies apply to all students in the graduate nursing program. Transfer Credits No more than 12 graduate credits may be transferred into the M.S.N. program from other graduate programs. Courses will be evaluated for credit toward the M.S.N. degree by the programdirector, whose decision will be final. To be considered The deadline to complete and submit the NursingCAS and NSU applications is August 1 for fall admission and December 9 for winter admission. The Office of Admissions works on a rolling basis. Applications are accepted year-round. 1. Send supporting documents to NursingCAS. NursingCAS P.O. Box 9201 Watertown, MA 02471 a. All official college transcripts from undergraduate, graduate, and professional institutions attended must be sent to NursingCAS directly from those institutions. b. Coursework taken at a foreign institution must be evaluated for U.S. institution equivalence by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) organization, such as one of the services listed following. • W orld Education Services, Inc. Bowling Green Station P.O. Box 5087 New York, NY 10274-5087 (212) 966-6311 • 800-361-3106 • wes.org • J osef Silny & Associates, Inc., International Education Consultants 7101 SW 102 Avenue Miami, FL 33173 (305) 273-1616 • (305) 273-1338 fax firstname.lastname@example.org • jsilny.org • E ducational Credential Evaluators, Inc. 101 West Pleasant Street, Suite 200 Milwaukee, WI 53212-3963 (414) 289-3400 • ece.org • S panTran 2655 LeJeune Road, Suite 602 Coral Gables, FL 33134 (305) 749-0333 • spantran.com It is the applicant’s responsibility to have this coursework evaluated. An official course-by-course evaluation with a cumulative grade point average must be sent directly from the evaluation service. To speak with a transfer evaluation services counselor or to schedule an appointment, please call (954) 262-8117 or 800-806-3680, ext. 28117. c. S tudents must submit a copy of their active, unencumbered U.S. R.N. license. The license must remain current in the jurisdiction of the practicum throughout the program. 2. In addition to NursingCAS, an online NSU application must be submitted at apply.nova.edu along with a nonrefundable, $50 application fee.