NOTE: Watts has transitioned to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and is now known as Watts College of Nursing. For more information, click here.
Financial services are provided through the articulation agreement with the University of Mount Olive. The Financial Counselor at the University of Mount Olive's RTP campus (919.941.2970) guides students in the development of a financial aid package that meets individual needs.
Total cost of the Watts School of Nursing
Prerequisite Courses with the University of Mount Olive (UMO) – $455.00 Per Credit Hour (21-34 Semester Hours)
|UMO: 21 SEMESTER HOURS|
|TOTAL COST UMO: for 21-34 semester hours||$ 9,555-$15,470|
|WATTS: 12 SEMESTER HOURS EACH SEMESTER X 4
48 TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS TO COMPLETE
|TUITION: $7,555 per semester x 4||$ 30,220|
|NON-REFUNDABLE ADMISSION FEE: one time only||$ 100|
|BOOKS/SUPPLIES: average per semester $375||$ 1,500|
|UNIFORMS: one time||$ 150|
|GRADUATION FEE: final semester||$ 187|
|TOTAL COST WATTS:||$ 34,092|
|TOTAL COST – UMO & WATTS:||$ 43,647-49,562|
Veterans' Educational Benefits
Watts School of Nursing is proud to be a partner institution with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and a participant in the Principles of Excellence Program. The School embraces American veterans as students, and benefits from their perspectives.
Net Price Calculator
It's easy to get a quick estimate of your true cost of attending Watts. Just enter some basic information into our Net Price Calculator to receive an estimated financial aid package. Your "Net Price" is the difference between that amount and the cost of attendance.
Gainful Employment Disclosure
As of July 1, 2019, Watts School of Nursing will early implement the Department’s decision to rescind gainful employment (GE) regulations (2014 Rule) in the Federal Register.
We will no longer be providing Gainful Employment information by way of this website. Please contact us with any questions you may have.
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.
Want More information?
Explore our collection of sites to learn more about financial aid.
College Board's Pay for College
College Foundation of North Carolina
Contains information about North Carolina resources for financial aid
Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note
Ethel Clay Price Scholarship
Awarded twice a year by the Watts Alumni Association
Permits you to file FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA online
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
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
National Black Nurse Association Scholarship Program
National Student Loan Data System
Office of Postsecondary Education
Watts School of Nursing does not discriminate in the educational program or activities of the School on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, genetic information, or age.