EDUCATION
September 14, 2021

CRNA Schools by State: 50+ CRNA Schools For 2021

Kathleen Gaines
By: Kathleen Gaines MSN, RN, BA, CBC

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably thinking about, or on your way to becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, the highest-paid nursing profession out there! We know it’s no easy feat, so congrats to you for taking this first step! One of the biggest decisions you have to make in this process is choosing a program! 

To help you with this decision, we’ve rounded up a list of accredited CRNA schools by state for 2021-2022, including the program cost, the type of degree offered, and whether the program is private or public, so you can easily find the right program for you!

Alabama

Samford University
Birmingham, AL
Program Cost: $10,695 per semester  (3 terms per year)
Degree offered: 
School Type: Private

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
Program Cost: $572 per credit
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Public

University of Mobile
Mobile, AL
Program Cost: $1,000 per credit
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Private

Arizona

Midwestern University
Glendale, AZ
Program Cost: $49,197 per year
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Private

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Program Cost: $1,200 per credit
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Public

Arkansas

Arkansas State University
Sate University, AR
Program Cost: $45,000 per year
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Public

University of Arkansas

Little Rock, AR

Program cost: $22,002/year

Degree offered: DNAP

School type: Public

California

California State University Fullerton

Fullerton, CA

Program cost: $90,791

Degree offered: DNAP

School type: Public

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA
Program Cost: $138,666
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Private

National University
Fresno, CA
Program Cost: $75,690
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Private

Samuel Merritt University
Oakland, CA
Program Cost: $110,679
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

University of Southern California (USC)
Los Angeles, CA
Program Cost: $1,928 per unit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Connecticut

Hartford, CT
Program Cost: $6,424 per term
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private
 
Fairfield, CT
Program Cost: $1,080/credit
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Private

Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT
Program Cost:  $1,085/credit
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Private

Yale University - New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT
Program Cost:  $47,725per year
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Private

District of Columbia

Georgetown University
Washington, DC
Program Cost:  $81,933 year 1, $39,697 year 2, $24,882 year 3
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Private

Florida

AdventHealth University

Orlando, FL
Program cost: $110,215
Degree offered: DNAP
School type: Private

Barry University
Hollywood, FL
Program Cost:  $97,650
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Florida Gulf Coast University
Fort Myers, FL
Program Cost:  $363.38/credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Florida International University
Miami, FL
Program Cost:  $84,521
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Florida State University
Panama City, FL
Program Cost:  $92,595.25
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Naples, FL
Program Cost: $74,777 
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private
 
Coral Gables, FL
Program Cost: $132,000
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public
 
University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL
Program Cost:  $601.70/credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public
 
Tampa, FL
Program Cost: $800.00 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public
 

Georgia

Augusta, GA
Program Cost: $9,000 per semester
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private
 
Atlanta, GA
Program Cost: $24,190/semester
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Illinois

Millikin University
Decatur, IL
Program Cost: $1,018 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Northshore University Healthcare/Depaul University
Evanston, IL
Program Cost: $755 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Rosalind Franklin University
North Chicago, IL
Program Cost: $129,088
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: 

Rush University
Chicago, IL
Program Cost: $1,110 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville, IL
Program Cost: $61,993
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Indiana

Marian University
Indianapolis, IN
Program Cost: $1,450/credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

University of Evansville
Evansville, IN
Program Cost: $14,100/semester
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Private

Iowa

Iowa University
Iowa City IA
Program Cost: $80,756
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Kansas

Wichita, KS
Program Cost: $1,157.00
Degree offered: DNAP
School Type: Public
 
University of Kansas
Kansas City, KS
Program Cost: $60,689.77
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Kentucky

Murray State University
Madisonville, KY
Program Cost: $707 per credit
Degree offered: MSN
School Type: Public

Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY
Program Cost: $746 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Louisiana

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University
Baton Rouge, LA
Program Cost: $97,284.00
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Louisiana State University
New Orleans, LA
Program Cost: $30,907.50 per year
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Northwestern State University

Natchitoches, LA

Program cost: $475/credit

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Public

Maine

Portland, ME
Program Cost: $88,030
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Maryland

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Program cost: $62,811/year

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private

Uniformed Services University
Bethesda, MD
Program Cost: Free w/ 7years active duty
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Program Cost: $824 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Massachusetts

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

Program cost: $1,574/credit

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private

 

Northeastern University

Boston, MA

Program cost: $1,685/credit hour plus $4,225

Degree offered: Post-master’s certificate

School type: Private

Michigan

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Program Cost:  $78,735
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Oakland University Beaumont
Royal Oak, MI
Program Cost:  $10,500 per semester
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

University of Detroit Mercy
Detroit, MI
Program Cost: $112,914
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

The University of Michigan Flint
Flint, MI
Program Cost: $887.50 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
Program Cost: $961.83 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Minnesota

Mayo School of Health Sciences
Rochester, MN
Program Cost: $63,556
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

St. Louis Park, MN

Program cost: $84,825.84

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private
 
Minneapolis, MN
Program Cost: $675 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private
 
Minneapolis, MN
Program Cost: $11,800 per semester
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
Program Cost: $8,536 per term
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Missouri

St. Louis, MO
Program Cost: $102,366
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private
 
Springfield, MO
Program Cost: $69,630
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private
 
Truman Medical Center School of Nurse Anesthesia
Kansas City MO
Program Cost: $108,921
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public
 
St. Louis, MO
Program Cost: $6,585 per term  
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Nebraska

Bryan College of Health Sciences
Lincoln, NE
Program Cost: $1,031 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Clarkson College
Omaha, NE
Program Cost: $10,963/semester
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

New Jersey

Camden, NJ
Program Cost: $94,188
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Rutgers School of Nursing
Newark, NJ
Program Cost: $971/credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

New York

Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
Program Cost: $84,618
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

New York, NY
Program Cost: $113,927 per year 
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public
 

Hofstra-Northwell

Hempstead, NY

Program cost: $1,510/credit

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private

State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Program Cost: $12,560
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

North Carolina

Durham, NC
Program Cost: $28,650 per semester
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private
 
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC
Program Cost: $43,349
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

University of North Carolina Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
Program Cost: $81,012
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Greensboro, NC
Program Cost: $47,836.89
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public
 
Winston-Salem, NC
Program Cost: $152,296
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public
 
Western Carolina University
Asheville, NC
Program Cost: $7,415.40 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

North Dakota

University of North Dakota
Grand Forks, ND
Program Cost: $31,067.49/year
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Ohio

Cleveland Clinic School of Anesthesia
Cleveland, OH
Program Cost: $2,133 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Frances Payne Bolton – Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

Program cost: $2,263 per credit

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private

Lourdes University
Sylvania, OH
Program Cost: $11,000 per semester
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Westerville, OH
Program Cost: $100,683
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public
 

St. Elizabeth Health Center/Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH

Program cost: $17,145.98/year

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private

 
Akron, OH
Program Cost: $507.55 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

 

University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Program cost: $13,322 per term
Degree offered: DNP
School type: Public

Oklahoma

University of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK

Program cost: $127,450

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private

Oregon

Oregon Health and Science University
Portland, OR
Program Cost: $132,218.66
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania - Geisinger Health
Danville, PA
Program Cost: $1,025.25 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public
 
Allentown, PA
Program Cost: $125,196
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private
 
Philadelphia, PA
Program cost: $1,042 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School type: Private

La Roche College/Allegheny School of Anesthesia
Pittsburgh, PA
Program Cost: $995 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

La Salle University - Einstein Medical Center
Norristown, PA
Program Cost:  $900 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

St. Vincent College/Excela Health School

Latrobe, PA

Program cost: $1,119/credit

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private

Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Program Cost: $48,668 per year
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Program Cost: $227,278
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Program Cost: $28,278 per year
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

University of Scranton
Scranton, PA
Program Cost: $1,200 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

UPMC Hamot School of Anesthesia/Gannon University

Erie, PA

Program cost: $86,265

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private

 

Villanova University/Crozer Chester Medical Center
Springfield, PA
Program Cost: $1,300 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

 

York, PA
Program Cost: $960 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Rhode Island

Rhode Island College

North Providence, RI

Program cost: $542 per credit

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Public

South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Program Cost: $27,972 per year
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC
Program Cost:  $7,545/semester
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

South Dakota

Mount Marty College
Sioux Falls, SD
Program Cost: $1,220 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Tennessee

Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, TN

Program cost: $34,095/year

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private

Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia
Madison, TN
Program Cost: $95,000
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Union University
Jackson, TN
Program Cost: $30,750/year
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN
Program Cost: $6,690 per semester
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

University of Tennessee Chattanooga - Erlanger Health
Chattanooga, TN
Program Cost: $5,235 per semester
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN
Program Cost: $18,698 per year
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

Texas

Baylor College
Houston, TX
Program Cost: $116,456
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX
Program Cost: $105,619
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

Texas Wesleyan University
Forth Worth, TX
Program Cost: $1,262 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center
Houston, TX
Program Cost: $50,079
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public

US Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing - Northeastern University
San Antonio, TX
Program Cost: Paid with 5 years of Service
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Public - Military

Utah

Westminster College
Salt Lake City, UT
Program Cost: $122,490
Degree offered: MSN
School Type: Private

Virginia

Old Dominion University

Virginia Beach, VA

Program cost: $551 per credit

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Public

 

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
Program cost: $8,871/semester

Degree offered: DNP
School type: Public

Washington

Spokane, WA
Program Cost: $1,055 per credit
Degree offered: DNP
School Type: Private

West Virginia

Charleston Area Medical Center

Charleston, WV

Program cost: $32,500 per year

Degree offered: DNP

School type: Private

 

 

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