Dual-Enrollment Program Expected Tuition and Fees

Pre-entrance Fees (Non-refundable)

School of Nursing:
Application Fee: $50.00
Commitment Fee: $75.00 (Due with letter of intent)
Total: $125.00

 

Freshman Year: Alvernia University

  Fall Term Spring Term
Tuition: $6300
14 cr*
$450 per credit**
$6300
14 cr*
$450 per credit**
Lab Fee: $60 $120
Total Cost Each Term Freshman Year: $6360 $6420
Total Cost Freshman Year: $12,780

 

Junior Year: School of Nursing

  Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term
  $4050
9 credits*
$450 per cr.
$4950
11 credits*
$450 per cr.
$4950
11 credits*
$450 per cr.
Technology Fee $150 $150 $150
Activity Fee $25 $25 $25
Nursing Skills Lab $75 $75 $75
Graduation $0 $0 $0
ATI Testing Review $445 $445 $445
Total Cost Each Term $4745 $5645 $5645

 

Senior Year: School of Nursing

  Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term
  $4950
11 credits*
$450 per cr.
$4950
11 credits*
$450 per cr.
$4050
9 credits*
$450 per cr.
Technology Fee $150 $150 $150
Activity Fee $25 $25 $25
Nursing Skills Lab $75 $75 $75
Graduation $0 $0 $250
ATI Testing Review $445 $445 $445
Total Cost Each Term $5645 $5645 $4995
Total Cost Of 2nd & 3rd year Nursing Courses: $32,320

*Students will only be billed for the actual number of credits they take. The costs shown reflect the billing of the complete course load. If a student transfers courses, or receives advanced standing, tuition will be adjusted accordingly.

**Freshman students will be billed by Alvernia University only. All financial aid will be administered through Alvernia’s Aid Office for that year. Junior and Senior students will be billed by Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing. All financial aid for Junior and Senior year will be administered through Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing. A $25.00 fee will be charged to reactivate a previously reviewed application. Returning students who previously withdrew from the program will be charged $150 fee to re-enroll into the program

Costs are subject to increase at any time.

Notes: Junior Year – Nursing Courses

  1. Students are expected to order at least two school uniforms prior to beginning the second year. Proper clinical shoes, waterproof wristwatch with a second hand, and stethoscope must also be purchased. The estimated cost of uniforms and clinical supplies is $320.
  2. Students are required to have a health examination and certain immunizations before starting the Second (junior) year. It is the student’s responsibility to assume the financial cost of these examinations. Health forms and specific directions are sent to student four months prior to the start of the Junior year. Students are expected to have their own health insurance coverage. Proof of medical insurance coverage is required prior to beginning nursing courses.
  3. Students are expected to purchase all required textbooks and supplies needed to begin each Nursing Course. Textbooks purchased for Fall Term will also be used throughout all Nursing Terms. The estimated cost of the textbooks is $1,100 for Second (junior) year, and an additional $700 for Senior year.
  4. Students are required to have an FBI fingerprint screening, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, a Criminal Record Check and a Negative Drug Screen completed prior to beginning the Nursing Courses. Positive results could prevent matriculation into nursing courses. It is the student’s responsibility to assume the financial cost of these clearances. The estimated cost of these clearances is $60. Further information will be provided.

Notes: Senior Year-Nursing Courses

  1. Students are required to sit for the NCLEX-RN Exam at the end of the program. The cost of the test is $200.
  2. Graduating students will be required to purchase a graduation gown. Cost of gown - $25.
  3. Students wishing to work as a graduate RN before passing NCLEX-RN Exam will need to purchase a temporary practice permit - $70. Students wishing to be licensed by the state of PA will need to pay a $95 PA RN license fee.

Additional information regarding Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing tuition, fees and length of program can be obtained from:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road
Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org