Tuition & Fees

Tuition and Fees 2023/2024

All amounts are in United States Dollars ($). Local exchange rates will not be taken into account.

Tuition

Tuition per course is calculated at a rate per US credit to be earned. The same rates apply to online off-premises and on-premises courses.

Rates per credit are determined on a yearly basis, not withstanding unforeseen circumstances. The rates given on our website are to be considered current.

Workshops

Fees for participating in non-credited workshops (workshops that are not part of a regular CUN course), organized by CUN, are calculated at an hourly fee of $15.00, with a minimum total fee of $45.00. Students will receive a formal Certificate of Participation or a formal Certificate of Achievement, depending on scope and goal of the workshop. Some workshops may be mandatory. Workshops that are part of regular CUN courses, are free of additional charge.

Guest Lectures and Field Trips

Guest Lectures and Field Trips, organized by CUN, are free of charge.

Third party activities

Fees for participating in third party activities are determined by the concerning third parties. Students may be awarded credits or a formal Certificate of Participation or a formal Certificate of Achievement.

Tuition, workshop fees and fees for third party activities do not include any administrative fees or any special allowances!


Tuition and Fees Developing Countries*

*Countries are considered ‘developing economies’, based on criteria used by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Tuition: $225.00 per USCS credit.

Average full-time study-load is 15 credits per academic semester, totaling an average full-time tuition of $3,375.00 per semester.

Administrative Fees:

Application Fee (one-time fee, non-refundable) $100.-
Seat Deposit (upon admission) $500.-
Uniform (5 polo-shirts, 3 pairs of scrubs, 3 lab-coats) and basic Nurse Kit $250.-
Immigration Processing Fee (average, non-refundable, government entrance fee) $400.-
Total administrative fees, first year $1,250.-

Refundable government deposits will apply, upon immigration. Average yearly immigration renewal fee is $400.00.

Fines and special allowances:

Re-admission Fee (after withdrawal or academic dismissal) $100.-
Approved Leave Fee (per semester re-enrollment, upon request) $100.-
Unapproved Leave Fee (“no-show fee”, per semester re-enrollment) $250.-
Graduation Fee (one-time fee, upon Graduation Request) $350.-

All fees, fines and allowances are subject to change, without prior notice.


Fees Developed Countries

Tuition: $300.00 per USCS credit.

Average full-time study-load is 15 credits per semester, totaling an average full-time tuition of $4,500.00 per academic semester.

Administrative Fees:

Application Fee (one-time fee, non-refundable) $100.-
Seat Deposit (upon admission) $500.-
Uniform (5 polo-shirts, 3 pairs of scrubs, 3 lab-coats) and basic Nurse Kit $250.-
Immigration Processing Fee (average, non-refundable, government entrance fee) $400.-
Total administrative fees, first year $1,250.-

Refundable government deposits will apply, upon immigration. Average yearly immigration renewal fee is $400.-.

Fines and special allowances:

Re-admission Fee (after withdrawal or academic dismissal) $100.-
Approved Leave Fee (per semester re-enrollment, upon request) $100.-
Unapproved Leave Fee (“no-show fee”, per semester re-enrollment) $250.-
Graduation Fee (one-time fee, upon Graduation Request) $350.-

All fees, fines and allowances are subject to change, without prior notice.


Estimated Expenses

Approximate expenses for equipment, textbooks, e-resources and other materials

$2,500.- per academic year (average).

Approximate fee for clinical rotations

$5,000.- per academic semester (USA hospital fee, including coordination by CUN).

At the time of publication of this document, (approximate) fees for clinical rotations in other countries were still under negotiation.

Average Cost of Student-housing (Curacao)

$350.- to $650.- per month.

Depending on location, living space, available facilities and shared or private accommodations.

Average Cost of Living (Curacao – cost of housing not included)

$500.- $750.-per month (depending on desired lifestyle!). 


*List of developing countries, based on economic level.

The following are considered developing economies, according to the International Monetary Fund World Economic Outlook Report, April 2014 and World Bank data.

 Algeria  Antigua and Barbuda  Argentina
 Armenia  Azerbaijan  Bahamas
 Bahrain  Barbados  Belarus
 Belize  Benin  Bolivia
 Bosnia and Herzegovina  Botswana  Brazil
 Brunei  Bulgaria  Cameroon
 Cape Verde  Chile  China
 Colombia  Comoros  Costa Rica
 Côte d’Ivoire  Croatia  Dominica
 Dominican Republic  Ecuador  Egypt
 El Salvador  Equatorial Guinea  Fiji
 Gabon  The Gambia  Georgia
 Ghana  Grenada  Guinea
 Guinea-Bissau  Guyana  Haiti
 Honduras  Hungary  India
 Indonesia  Iran  Jamaica
 Jordan  Kazakhstan  Kenya
 Kosovo  Kyrgyzstan  Lebanon
 Lithuania  Macedonia  Malaysia
 Maldives  Marshall Islands  Mauritius
 Mexico  Micronesia (Federated)  Moldova
 Mongolia  Montenegro  Morocco
 Mozambique  Nicaragua   Niger
 Nigeria  Oman  Palau
 Panama   Papua New Guinea  Paraguay
 Peru  Philippines  Poland
 Qatar  Romania  Saint Kitts and Nevis
 Saint Lucia  Saint Vincent and  Grenadines  Samoa
 São Tomé and Príncipe  Senegal  Serbia
 Seychelles  Sierra Leone  Solomon Islands
 South Africa  Suriname  Tajikistan
 Tanzania  Thailand  Togo
 Tonga  Trinidad and Tobago  Tunisia
 Turkey  Turkmenistan  Uganda
 Ukraine  Uruguay  Uzbekistan
 Vanuatu  Venezuela  Vietnam
 Zimbabwe    

Developing countries not listed by IMF: