The fees listed below are applicable to summer 2023, fall 2023, and spring 2024.

Mandatory Graduate Enrollment Fees

Graduate Level Registration  $255.50 per credit
Technology Fee  $7.50 per credit
Student Success Fee $5.00 per credit
Total Mandatory Fees  $268.00 per credit

Other Enrollment Fees

Applicable rates are assessed in addition to mandatory enrollment fees.

Distance Education Fee

hybrid and online classes only

$25.00 per credit

Summer School Registration Surcharge

$3.00 per credit

Special Building Fee

Fall and Spring semester only. Applies if enrolled in 4 or more credits. Not applicable to RN to BSN program.

$150.00 per semester

Special Course fee and/or Lab fee

Refer to the course description of the catalog.


Non-Resident Tuition Rates

Applicable rates are assessed in addition to mandatory enrollment fees. Fall and Spring semester terms.

Full-time Non-resident 

Full-time non-resident tuition rates are assessed to students enrolled in 7 or more credits.

$7,041.00 per semester

Part-time Non-resident

Graduate level courses. Part-time non-resident tuition rates are assessed to students enrolled in fewer than 7 credits.

$281.00 per credit

Distance Tuition Rate

Assessed only to non-resident students who are residing outside of Nevada during the semester in which enrollment in the distance education course(s) occur.

$127.75 per credit

Other Fees

Admission Application fee*

Undergraduate applications non-refundable.


Transcript fee

Additional fees may apply for expedited requests.

Service Charge for Non-Sufficient Funds Checks $25.00
Student Identification Card Fee $5.00
Student Identification Card Replacement Fee $5.00
Late installment fee  $10 minimum or 10% of amount due
Payment Plan fee** $25.00 per payment plan

*Admissions Application fee are applied to all students who apply to the university, they must be paid even if an individual chooses not to attend the university.

**Payment plan fees are applied to all charges each semester, they are non-refundable fee that will be charged to the first payment plan installment.

Public Law 115-407, Section 103 and 104

In accordance with the Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, section 3679(e) of title 38 (Public Law 115-407), a student who is entitled to educational assistance under Chapter 31, Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment, or Chapter 33, Post-9/11 GI Bill® benefits shall be permitted to attend or participate in the course of education during the period beginning on the date on which the individual provides to the educational institution a Certificate of Eligibility for entitlement to educational assistance under Chapter 31 or 33 (a “Certificate of Eligibility” can also include a “Statement of Benefits” obtained from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ website – eBenefits, or a VAF 28-1905 form for Chapter 31) and ending on the earlier following dates:

  • The date on which payment from VA is made to the institution.
  • 90 days after the date the institution certified tuition and fees following the receipt of the Certification of Eligibility.

The University shall not impose any penalty, including he assessment of late fees, the denial of access to classes, libraries, or other institutional facilities, or require the student to borrow additional funds, in order to meet his or her financial obligations to the institution due to the delayed disbursement funding from VA under Chapter 31 or 33.

FEES, TUITION AND OTHER CHARGES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE: Notwithstanding currently posted tuition and fees, all fees, tuition or other charges which students are required to pay each semester are subject to increase by action of the Board of Regents at any time before the commencement of classes (primarily due to budgetary shortfalls). The amount you are charged at the time of registration is not a final bill and may be increased. You will receive a supplemental invoice for any additional amounts which the Board of Regents may impose. Fee changes put in place less than 30 days before commencement of classes will not be subject to late fee penalties.

Method of Payment


By credit card/debit card: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover

Online payments are a convenient, secure, and easy way to pay for your tuition and fee charges through your myNSU student account. Methods of payment accepted online include: Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover.

To make payment online, please go to your Student Center through the NSU Portal (my.nsc.edu).

In Person

By credit card/debit card: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.

By cash, check (checks payable to "Board of Regents"), and money order.

Funds may be withdrawn from your account the day we receive your payment. The Student Accounts & Cashiering Office is located in the Raker Student Success Center at Nevada State University, 1300 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, NV 89002.


By checks and money orders. Do not send cash. Funds may be withdrawn from your account the day we receive your payment.


If you are sending a check in the mail, include the following:

  • Checks payable to "Board of Regents"

  • Include your NSHE ID on the check

Please mail checks to:

ATTN: Student Accounts & Cashiering Office

Nevada State University

1300 Nevada State Drive

Henderson, NV 89002

Payment Plan

Nevada State provides students with payment plans for fall, spring and summer semesters. Options are available at myNSU under Student Center. Failure to make scheduled payments will result in addition of late fees to the student’s account (BOR Handbook Title 4, Chapter 17, Section 17), and placement of registration hold and a transcript hold. For questions, please call the Student Accounts & Cashiering Office at (702) 992-2120.

Transcript Request Fee

Transcripts may be picked up or mailed to the student or a specific address. Transcripts can be sent via email using National Student Clearinghouse. Refer to the fees below:

Transcript fee 

$3.00 per transcript (processing in 2-3 working days)

$5.00 per transcript (same day processing)

Expedited Mailing (FedEx)

$25.00 (in addition to the transcript fee) 

For more details on ordering an official transcript from the Office of the Registrar, visit the Office of the Registrar's webpage.

Refund Procedures

A. The fee refund for all students in a 16 week course for withdrawal or net credit reduction shall be:

  1. One hundred percent (100%) refunded if initiated prior to the end of the second calendar week of instruction.

  2. No refund shall be granted thereafter.

B. The fee refund for summer session and all non-regular semester courses for withdrawal or net credit reduction shall be:

  1. One hundred percent (100%) refunded if initiated prior to the first twenty percent (20%) of the scheduled session class time.
  2. No refund shall be granted thereafter.
  3. For noncredit classes for academic credit classes taught as a part of a conference, institute, or intensive course, the refund policy will be described in the publicity material for the course and may vary from course to course depending upon the circumstances.

C. The Admissions application fee is nonrefundable.

D. Non-resident tuition shall be refunded in conformity with the above schedule for load reduction to six (6) credits or less and for withdrawal during the refund period.

E. Tuition refund dates shall be published on the Nevada State University Academic Calendar.

(B/R 7/19)

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.