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College of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing



Lower Division Expenses Pre-Nursing enrichment fee $408/semester
Upper Division Expenses Health professions fee $700/semester 
(full-time resident)
(full-time nonresident)
  Nursing Lab fee  $1,000/semester
  Uniforms $200
  Supply and equipment kits (first junior semester only) $160
  Criminal record check and drug screen (first junior semester) $123
  CPR certification (can vary) $45+
  Malpractice insurance (each clinical course) $20
  Total Assessment Program (attached to: Nursing 312, 324, 411, 412, 422, 424, 425, 428, 431, 435) $150 per course
  Clinical travel *
HBV Vaccine
Varicella, Rubella and Rubeola Titers
$232 (approx.)
 Graduating seniors  Licensure  $100
   NCLEX Examination  $200
   Background check  $55
 Optional expenses  Nursing pin  $80-300
   Senior pictures $25-40
   Cap and gown** $40
   Honor cords $10

All student fees are subject to change at any time. See the Bursar's webpage for the latest tuition and fee information.

*Students sometimes share transportation to clinical sites during the junior year and during the first semester of the senior year. However, students must have access to a vehicle for transportation to the clinical site.

**Required if participating in commencement exercises

Updated Aug. 12, 2016

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