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Program Costs

Prior to Admission

  • Health Physical estimated $100.00 (estimated)
  • ATI TEAS, $70.00

After Admission/Every Semester

  • Tuition is presently $76.00 per semester hour

First Semester (NUR 101)

In addition to tuition, the following are included with the first semester tuition:

  • Student Activity fee in fall and spring semesters only. The Student Activity fee is based on credit hours taken. For example, it is $20.00 for 1-4 credit hours, $25.00 for 5-8 credit hours, and $30.00 for 9 or more credit hours. (fees are approximate & vary per campus)
  • Technology fee is $48.00 fall and spring semesters only. (fees are approximate & vary per campus)
  • Testing fee of $1050.00 (including tax) attached to the NUR 101 course tuition, paid at time of registration (the one-time testing fee lasts for duration of nursing program).
  • Lab fee $100 (including tax) attached to the first semester (NUR 101).
  • Textbooks are estimated at about $755.00 (including tax) AND ARE PURCHASED IN FIRST SEMESTER (NUR 101). Students are also required to purchase a syllabus for each nursing course each semester with estimated cost of $10 each including tax.
  • Uniforms, Shoes, Stethoscope, white lab jacket, etc., estimated $250.00 (varies based on items needed/purchased)

Clinical Agency Requirements:

  • Complio immunization tracking fee of estimated $15.00 in first semester
  • My Clinical Exchange clinical agency tracking /scheduling fee of $43.00
  • DrugForce Screening, Inc. criminal background check and drug screen is estimated $70.00. (This is done upon admission in first semester but additional background checks may be required by specific clinical facilities).

Last Semester:

  • Graduation Fees for cap, gown and diploma estimated $50.00 (last semester)
  • Nursing Pinning (cap, pin, ceremony) estimated $100.00 (last semester).

After Graduation

  • NCLEX – RN Examination Fees estimated at $325.00 (includes the North Carolina Board of Nursing $75.00 application fee, passport photo at $10.00, Live Scan application at $38.00, and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing application $200.00 fee.) (after graduation)


Generic (3 semester) Students

Practical Nursing Approximate Fees/Costs
Name Cost
Preadmission health physical $100
Preadmission ATI TEAS $70
Tuition- 45 credits $3420
Student Activity Fee (Fall $30, Spring $30) $60
Technology Fee (Fall $48, Spring $48) $96
Testing fee $1050
Lab fee $100
Textbooks $755 (estimated)
Uniforms, shoes, stethoscope, white lab coat, etc. $250
Complio ($15/year) $15
My Clinical Exchange  $43
Drug test/background check $70
Pinning $100
Graduation $50
TOTAL $6505 (45 credits)