ABSN Estimated Cost of Attendance
The following are estimates of the program by semester to help students plan accordingly. Costs are based on 2013-2014 charges.

Fall Semester
 
Tuition/Fees In-State                                                                          $3,928
Tuition/Fees Out-of-State                                                                     $8,727
Health Insurance   (Aug-Dec)                                                                $688
ExamSoft  $60
Textbooks  $800
Nursing Supply Bag               $175
ATI package $165
Uniform (lab coat, scrubs, stethoscope, name tag, shoes) $200
Liability Insurance $19
Urine Drug Screen $50
*NCLEX Review Book $50
Criminal Background Check $20 - 40
American Heart Association CPR Certification $75
Total Fall Semester In-State                                                                  
$6,250
Total Fall Semester Out-of-State                                                     
$11,049
   
Spring Semester
 
Tuition/Fees In-State                                                                                 $3,928
Tuition/Fees Out-of-State                                                                         $8,727
Health Insurance (Jan - July)                                                            $688
Textbooks $400
ATI Package $120
Liability Insurance $19
Urine Drug Screen  $50
Criminal Background Check $20 - 40
Total Spring Semester In-State                                                     
$5,245
Total Spring Semester Out-of-State                                             
$10,044
   
Summer Semester  
Tuition/Fees In-State                                                                                 $3,710
Tuition/Fees Out-of-State                                                                      $5,880
Textbooks $400
ATI package $110
Liability Insurance $19
Urine Drug Screen $50
Criminal Background Check $20 - 40
Total Summer Semester In-State                                                      
$4,329
Total Summer Semester Out-of-State                                              
$6,499
   
Fall Semester                                                                        
Tuition/Fees In-State $3,928
Tuition/Fees Out-of-State                                                           $8,727
Health Insurance (Aug - Dec) $688
ExamSoft $60
Textbooks $400
ATI package $110
Liability Insurance $19
Graduation Fee $60
Application to Board of Nursing $75
Criminal Background Check $20 - 40
Urine Drug Screen $50
Criminal Background Check (Board of Nursing) $38
NCLEX exam $200
*Nursing Pictures $35+
*Nursing Pin $50+
*Graduation Regalia $50+
*Sigma Theta Tau Membership $85
Total Fall Semester In-State                                                                   
$5,753
Total Fall Semester Out-of-State                               
$10,552
   
Total In-State Estimate                                                     
$21,577
Total Out-of-State Estimate                                                                
$38,144

*These items are optional. Sigma Theta Tau is by invitation only.

Students are responsible for transportation to and from clinical - reliable transportation is a requirement for this program.  This cost is not included in the estimated expenses.

Students are required to have a laptop and internet access.  This cost is not included in the estimated fees.

For more information about WCU's tuition and fees, visit the Student Accounts Office.

 

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