Estimated Program Costs

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program and Practical Nursing (PN) Certificate Program

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PN Certificate Program

ADN Program

ACT or SAT exam fee$38-49$38-49
Tuition$5,166$8,610
Course Fees$1,159$1,932
Textbooks$2,159$2,881
Criminal Background Check/drug screen$100$150
Initial Health Screening and Immunization Requirements
(Cost is dependent on number of immunizations needed and student’s medical insurance coverage)
$100-500

 

$100-500

 

CPR for Health Care Professionals$40-100$40-100

Clinical Supplies:

  
Lab Packs$195$195
Uniforms$75-100$75-100
Uniform Shoes$50$50
CSM Uniform Patch$4$4
Watch (with second hand)$20-100$20-100
CSM Name Tag$8$8
Bandage Scissors$5$5
Penlight$5$5
Hemostat$4$4
Stethoscope$50-100$50-100

Gasoline costs:

  
Based on traveling:
25 miles/day x 4 days a week
20 miles/gallon
$3.00/gallon
$600$900

Graduation Costs:

  
Graduation Package (includes cap/gown/tassel/announcements)$30-143$30-143
Nursing Pin (Optional)$50-200$50-200

Licensure Costs:

  
NCLEX Exam Fee$200$200
Initial State Licensing Fee (Varies State to State)$100-200$100-200
Passport Photo$10$10
Fingerprinting$58-75$58-75
Review Course (Optional)$300-500$300-500

Total Program Costs*:

$10,526 – $11,732

$15,815 – $17,021

*Program costs are provided as an estimate for planning purposes only and may not reflect an individual student’s actual cost for program completion.