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Invest in Your Future
The Financial Aid Office staff is here to help you figure out how to pay for your program at the UCLA School of Nursing.

The School of Nursing at UCLA offers various types of financial aid to assist in making education affordable for a broad range of students.

Navigating the financial aid process can be quite an endeavor, but the mission of the Financial Aid Office is to help students do so by providing information, counseling, and resources. 

Our website will provide you with information for determining how to finance your education at the School of Nursing and our office is dedicated to assisting you in navigating your way through the financial aid process. This leaves you to focus on what’s most important: your education. 


Applying for Aid

Before you do anything else, fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the DREAM Act Application. Make sure you complete the application before the UCLA priority deadline of March 2. These applications become available on October 1 each year and they provide access to federal- and state-based financial aid programs for all eligible students.

Learn more about applying for aid


Types of Aid

The UCLA School of Nursing offers scholarships, grants, and loans to assist in making nursing education affordable for a broad range of students.

Learn more about the types of aid available for your program


Tuition and Fees

Attending the UCLA School of Nursing is a valuable investment in your future. A major factor that influences a student’s overall budget is tuition. Tuition fees are flat amounts assessed to all full-time students based on enrollment status and program. Most UCLA fees are paid by term. Costs for housing, books, materials, etc. are not included.

Learn more about tuition fees for your program


Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is your student budget. Your budget is the estimated average and reasonable cost of completing an academic year at the UCLA School of Nursing. The COA includes cost components such as tuition and fees, housing, books, personal expenses, and transportation. Your budget serves as the foundation for determining your financial need as well as the amount of qualified aid, including grants and scholarships, that can be offered to you.

Learn more about the cost of attendance for your program