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Frontier Nursing University ‐ Programs, Tuition, and Reviews

Frontier Nursing University is located in Hyden, KY, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 10 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP), AANP certification as NP-C, and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification. Time to complete this education training ranges from 2 years to 3 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 3 years. The cost to attend Frontier Nursing University ranges from $48,000 to $60,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $50,000. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Frontier Nursing University are "Good teachers" and "Positive environment", but respondents also mentioned "Flexible class hours" and "Good career preparation" as notable benefits. Frontier Nursing University has been reviewed 10 times, with an average rating of 4.90 out of 5. 100% of reviewers would recommend Frontier Nursing University to a friend.

School Information

195 School Street Hyden, KY 41749
2 years - 3 years


  • FNP Certificate: $48,000
  • Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM): $30
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP): $50,000 - $60,000
  • MSN FNP-BC: $50,000

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Good teachers Mentioned in 8 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 8 reviews
Flexible class hours Mentioned in 7 reviews

Recent reviews



Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Positive environment, Good career preparation, Hands-on training


Online testing can be troublesome.

Other comments

Excellent instructors and ability to collaborate with fellow students even though program is mainly online. Hands on learning for clinical skills, including suturing and physical assessments.


Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Positive environment, Hands-on training


Had to find your own preceptors and clinical sites.

Other comments

Frontier has excellent pass rates on both AANP and ANCC boards. The program, although online, is very thorough - tests are proctored, and in-person orientation and clinical checkoffs are required.

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