Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition and fees for the EXNS program are as follows:

  • 36 - hour program / $985 per credit hour

* Cost per credit hour subject to change

Financial Assistance Options

Student Loans

Alternative and Stafford student loans are available through lending agencies, and application materials are available through the financial aid office at Lipscomb University (615.966.1791, 1.800.333.4358, or After completing and submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and loan application, it will take approximately four weeks for the financial aid office to receive your FAFSA results. The student loan process and FAFSA filing take time to process, so please complete these documents and submit them at least six weeks prior to the start of the semester you are enrolled. 

If you have questions about student loans, read more about additional options.


Contact your program director for information on Assistantships.

Veterans Assistance/Yellow Ribbon Program

Graduate degree programs at Lipscomb University are approved for the training of veterans and eligible under laws administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The total value of a Lipscomb University graduate degree provided to veterans is sufficient to provide an EXNS degree at a substantially reduced cost. This amount may include books and fees. For more information visit the Veterans Services website.