The following list is an approximation for those expenses commonly experienced by students.  Each individual will find there is variation depending on the source and item purchased, and changing college enrollment fees.

  • ​Registration Fee (48 units)*
  • Campus Center/Student Health Fee (four semesters)*
  • Parking Fee (optional for students taking classes at the Health Sciences)*

*The above fees are not included in the approximate cost of the program as these fees are subject to change without notice.

Item Approximate Cost (May Vary)
​​Textbooks (Total Program) ​$2,100.00
​Uniforms and required materials (shoes, watch, bandage scissors, goggles, penlight, stethoscope, hemostat forceps) $600.00
​Physical Examination, Immunizations and Tests ​$500.00
​Pre-Enrollment Criminal Background Check / Drug Screen ​$110.00
​Nursing Supply Kit ​$375.00
Downtown parking (depends on parking plan) $500 - $2,000.00
​TOTAL ​$4,185 - $5,685
This list does not include costs of transportation, campus parking, meals or lodging for students.

During the fourth semester of the program, successful students will be able to apply for the NCLEX-Computer Adaptive Testing (C.A.T.) licensing examination.  Based on the fee schedule from the Board of Registered Nursing, these fees include:

Item Approximate Cost*
​Board of Registered Nursing Application Fee ​$300.00
​​Interim Permit ​$100.00
Pearson Vue Test Proctoring Fee ​$200.00
Live Scan Fingerprinting ​​$100.00
​TOTAL ​$700.00*
 *Prices are subject to change.

At the end of the fourth semester of the program, successful students are encouraged to participate in the Nursing Pinning Ceremony and the Graduation Ceremony. Students will need:

Item Approximate Cost*
Nursing Pin ​$60.00 - $450.00
Scrubs for Pinning ​$60.00
Cap & Gown for Graduation $60.00 and up
​TOTAL $180.00 - $600.00*
*Prices depend on student's choice of pin material and design.

Financial assistance is available. Students seeking assistance should contact the Financial Aid Office​ on campus at (530) 242-7650. There are scholarships available for nursing students.