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VN Program Costs

General Expenses

Prior to First Semester: Major Medical Insurance, Immunizations, Drug Test, CPR, Criminal Background Check, Back/Spine Screen, Physical.

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) rule 97.64, "Required Vaccinations for Students Enrolled in Health-Related and Veterinary Courses in Institutions of Higher Education" requires students enrolled in health-related courses, which will involve direct patient contact in medical or dental facilities to complete a three-dose series of hepatitis B vaccine or provide proof of a positive titer.
 

Vocational Nursing Program Approximate Student Costs

  In-District Out-of District
First Semester
Tuition (17 hrs) $1,360.00 $2,108.00
Differential Tuition for Health & Human Science programs $340.00 $340.00
Parking Fees $30.00 $30.00
Lab Fees $72.00 $72.00
Textbooks $900.00 $900.00
Liability Insurance $20.00 $20.00
Total $2,722.00 $3,028.00
  In-District Out-of District
Second Semester
Tuition (16 hrs) $1,280.00 $1,984.00
Differential Tuition for Health & Human Science programs $320.00 $320.00
Parking Fees $30.00 $30.00
Lab Fees $72.00 $72.00
Textbooks $200.00 $200.00
Total $1,902.00 $2,606.00
  In-District Out-of District
Third Semester
Tuition (9 hrs) $720.00 $1,116.00
Differential Tuition for Health & Human Science programs $180.00 $180.00
Parking Fees $30.00 $30.00
Testing Fees $50.00 $50.00
Lab Fees $24.00 $24.00
State Board Fees** $293.00 $293.00
Total $1,297.00 $1,693.00

** Non-refundable

Please Note: Wise County tuition is $92 per semester hour and Out-of-state tuition is $162 per semester hour. All tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

Other Expenses

In addition to tuition, books, and fees, students are required to purchase the following items.

First Semester

Uniforms/Scrubs - $85.00
School Patches (4) - $20.00
Full-length Lab Coat - $35.00
White Leather Shoes - $65.00
White Support Hose - $10
and/or
White Support Socks - $10.00
Nurse Pocket Organizer - $12.00
Nurse Skills Pack - $95.00
Stethoscope - $20.00
Watch with Second Hand - $40.00

Second Semester

Nurse Skills Pack - $20.00
Other costs will vary according to replacement of above items, as needed.

Third Semester

Nightingale Lamp - $20.00
School Pin - $50.00 - $200.00
Review Course (optional) - $160.00
Other costs will vary according to replacement of above items, as needed.

All costs are approximate and subject to change.

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