For students either who have no prior nursing experience or are currently licensed practical nurses who are seeking their baccalaureate degree in nursing
For individuals who have a bachelor's degree in another discipline and wish to make a career change
For currently licensed registered nurses who want to obtain a baccalaureate degree
Designed with a research emphasis dedicated to extending nursing science and improving the delivery of health care. Entry into the Ph.D. program is now an earned Bachelor of Science in Nursing from an accredited program.
Ph.D. Student Handbook 2016-2017
Prepares the graduate for a position in a nurse educator role in a variety of health care settings.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have questions after looking through the School of Nursing website, please see the Frequently Asked Questions document for more information.
Costs for tuition and general fees at
ISU are listed on the Cost of Attendance Page
In addition to ISU tuition and fees, a professional fee is assessed for all undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Nursing. Professional fees for the nursing programs are used to support faculty salaries, instruction support services, durable & disposable equipment and supplies, faculty and staff program travel, capital equipment and a reserve for maintenance and purchase of major capital items.
Current Professional Fees
Nursing BSN = $890.00 per semester
Nursing MSN = $1,080.00 per semester
Nursing Ph.D. = $1,085.00 per semester
Nursing DNP = $1,940.00 per semester
The School of Nursing annually awards approximately $42,000 in scholarships.