Vocational Nursing (LVN) Approximate Cost of Nursing Program
The following list is an approximation for those expenses commonly experienced by students. Each individual will find there is variation depending on source and item purchased, and changing college enrollment fees.
*Registration Fee – 41 units
*Campus Center/Student Health Fee (three semesters)
*Parking Fee (not required 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.
|Textbooks (total program - approximate cost)||$670.00|
|Uniforms, shoes, watch, bandage scissors, stethoscope, penlight||$600.00|
|Physical Examination/Immunizations and Tests (cost varies)||$500.00|
|Criminal Background Check/ Drug Screen at Enrollment||$99.00|
|Live Scan for Veterans Home Clinical||$77.00|
|IV Therapy Course||$350.00|
|Total Approximated Costs||$2,296.00|
This list does not include costs of transportation, campus parking, meals, or lodging for students.
During the third semester of the program, the successful student will be able to apply for the NCLEX-PN licensing examination. Based on the 2014 fee schedule from the Board of Vocational Nurse Psychiatric Technician these fees include:
|Live Scan Fingerprinting||$49.00 - $79.00|
|BVNPT Application Fee||$220.00|
|NCLEX-PN (C.A.T.) Fee||$200.00|
|Initial License Fee ||$220.00|
|Total Anticipated Fees for Licensing||$699.00 - $729.00|
Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. Students seeking assistance should contact the Financial Aid Office located on the main campus. In addition to financial aid, there are numerous scholarships and grants available for nursing students who wish to apply for them.