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Estimated Cost

Estimated Cost of Practical Nursing Program
(Updated August 2022)
Item Estimated Cost
Tuition (45-53 credit hours) $8,550-$10,070**
Required Textbooks/Online Resources  $1,200
ExamSoft/Examplify/CJE $150
Uniform/Shoes  $200
CastleBranch (records/drug screen) and My Clinical Exchange $140
Liability Insurance  $33
Lab Kit/Skills Kit $550
Healthcare Provider CPR Course  $60
Pinning Ceremony Expenses  $150
NCLEX Review $200-$400
Estimated Total:   $11,633-$13,003**

** Tuition listed is for in-state tuition. out-of-state tuition rates please visit Tuition Costs.

  • Students are required to submit immunization records and TB skin test results. The cost of obtaining these records varies depending on the agency used.
  • After completion of the program, students must apply to a state board of nursing in order to sit for the NCLEX-PN national licensing exam. The cost of the application process to each state will vary. The NCLEX-PN exam is approximately $200 in addition to the cost of the state‚Äôs application fees.
  • Estimated cost range total is $11,633-$13,003 (plus fees for immunization documents/TB skin testing and state licensing fees/exam).
  • Application for financial aid and student loans to help cover program expenses is available in the ACTC Financial Aid Office.