ABSN Estimated Cost of Attendance

The following are estimates of the program by semester to help students plan accordingly. Costs are based on 2017-2018 charges.

Fall Semester
 
Tuition/Fees In-State $4,865*
Tuition/Fees Out-of-State $10,062*
ExamSoft $63
Textbooks $800
Nursing Supply Bag $200
ATI package $200
Uniform (lab coat, scrubs, stethoscope, name tag, shoes) $250
Liability Insurance $27
Urine Drug Screen $50
*NCLEX Review Book $50
Criminal Background Check $20 - 40
American Heart Association CPR Certification $75
Total Fall Semester In-State
$6,600
Total Fall Semester Out-of-State
$11,797
   
Spring Semester
 
Tuition/Fees In-State $4,865*
Tuition/Fees Out-of-State $9,821*
Textbooks $500
ATI Package $175
Liability Insurance $27
Urine Drug Screen $50
Criminal Background Check $20 - 40
Total Spring Semester In-State
$5,637
Total Spring Semester Out-of-State
$10,593
   
Summer Semester  
Tuition/Fees In-State $4,044
Tuition/Fees Out-of-State $6,834
Textbooks $500
ATI package $175
Liability Insurance $27
Urine Drug Screen $50
Criminal Background Check $20 - 40
Total Summer Semester In-State
$4,816
Total Summer Semester Out-of-State
$7,606
   
Fall Semester  
Tuition In-State (NC Promise rate) $500*
Tuition Out-of-State (NC Promise rate) $2,500*
Fees (In-State and Out-of-State) $1,615
ExamSoft $63
Textbooks $500
ATI package $175
Liability Insurance $27
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
$3,323
Total Fall Semester Out-of-State
$5,323
   
Total In-State Estimate
$20,376
Total Out-of-State Estimate
$35,319

*Fees include $1,265 for Student Health Insurance which may be waived by verifying coverage.

**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 WCU Tuition and Fees Website.

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