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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 Certificate Program Costs (Estimated)

(Fiscal Year 2021-22)

FIRST SEMESTER In-District Out-of-District Out-of-State Out-of-District
Wise
Tuition (17 hrs) $1,734.00 $2,890.00 $4,080.00 $2,193.00
Tuition Differential $680.00 $680.00 $680.00 $680.00
Institutional Enrichment Fee $340.00 $340.00 $340.00 $340.00
Parking Fees $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $30.00
Lab Fee $72.00 $72.00 $72.00 $72.00
Testing Fees $296.00 $296.00 $296.00 $296.00
Other Fee $65.00 $65.00 $65.00 $65.00
Liability Insurance $13.00 $13.00 $13.00 $13.00
Textbooks $510.00 $510.00 $510.00 $510.00
Uniform & Supplies $341.00 $341.00 $341.00 $341.00
TOTAL First Semester (estimated) $4,081.00 $5,237.00 $6,427.00 $4,540.00
SECOND SEMESTER In-District Out-of District Out-of-State Out-of-District
Wise
Tuition (16 hrs) $1,632.00 $2,720.00 $3,840.00 $2,064.00
Tuition Differential $640.00 $640.00 $640.00 $640.00
Institutional Enrichment Fee $320.00 $320.00 $320.00 $320.00
Parking Fee $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $30.00
Lab Fee $48.00 $48.00 $48.00 $48.00
Testing Fees $259.00 $259.00 $259.00 $259.00
Textbooks --- --- --- ---
Lab Skills Pack $150.00 $150.00 $150.00 $150.00
TOTAL Second Semester (estimated) $3,079.00 $4,167.00 $5,287.00 $3,511.00

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THIRD SEMESTER In-District Out-of District Out-of-State Out-of-District
Wise

 

Tuition (9 hrs) $918.00 $1,530.00 $2,160.00 $1,161.00
Tuition Differential $360.00 $360.00 $360.00 $360.00
Institutional Enrichment Fee $180.00 $180.00 $180.00 $180.00
Parking Fee $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $30.00
Lab Fee $24.00 $24.00 $24.00 $24.00
Testing Fees $185.00 $185.00 $185.00 $185.00
Textbooks --- --- --- ---
BON/Pearson Fees/Graduation $400.00 $400.00 $400.00 $400.00
TOTAL Third Semester (estimated) $2,097.00 $2,709.00 $3,339.00 $2,340.00

TOTAL PROGRAM COSTS (estimated)

$9,257.00 $12,113.00 $15,053.00 $10,391.00

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

Third Semester

Nightingale Lamp - $20.00
School Pin - $50.00 - $200.00
Other costs will vary according to the replacement of the above items, as needed.

All costs are approximate and subject to change.

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