Future Students:  Vocational Nursing

VNs at hospital

The vocational nursing (VN) program is a one year certificate program. Students interested in the program should start their process as soon as possible since class size is limited.

Vocational Nursing Financial Aid Options:

Eligible students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA. Students will be considered for federal Pell grants and federal direct student loans. Pell grant amounts will vary from $0-$5730 annually. In addition, all first-time students will receive a $1,000 grant from our generous Schreiner donors!

We also offer an Outside Scholarship Program which works with students applying for outside scholarships.  To get this information. You can "friend" us on Facebook, or you can watch for our group email announcements.

Vocational nursing students are also eligible to use payment plans  programs.

Students are also urged to contact their local Texas Workforce Commission as some students may be eligible for the WIA program, which offers additional assistance for educational and living expenses.

Vocational nursing students starting their program during the 2015-2016 school year can expect the following costs (books are estimated):

Semester 1st 2nd 3rd
Tuition $3458 $3458 $3458
Fees $175 $175 $175
Books & supplies $1800 $0 $0
Exam fees $0 $0 $339

Vocational nursing students are required to have health insurance coverage.  We have provided information on local providers as a convenience only. 

Please contact the Financial Aid office with any questions. You can reach us at finaid@schreiner.edu, 1-800-343-4919 or 830-792-7217, or visit us in person in the Welcome Center. Our office is open Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm.

We are here to help you through this process.

The Office of Financial Aid at Schreiner University is committed to assisting students in obtaining the best financial aid award possible. However, it is the student’s responsibility to comply with all requirements necessary to complete the financial aid process. In addition, the Office of Financial Aid is not responsible for the student's financial obligations to Schreiner University. Each student must verify their account balance and make arrangements for any amounts not covered by financial aid.