Tuition and Fees at Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing

For a printable copy of the information below, see our Tuition and Fees for 2019-2020 (PDF).

 

Pre-entrance Fees (Non-refundable)

Penn State University: School of Nursing:
Application Fee:  $65.00 (will be waived for accepted JFMSON students) Application Fee: $50.00
Acceptance Fee: $230.00 ($100.00 if Student Transfer) Commitment Fee: $75.00 (Due with letter of intent)
Enrollment Fee: $50.00 (Due at time of enrollment in 2nd year nursing courses)
Total: $175.00

 

Freshman Year: Penn State

 Fall
Term
Spring Term
Tuition: $6742
16 cr*
$555 per credit**
$6742
14cr*
$555 per credit***
Technology Fee: $252 $252
Student Fee: $205 $205
Total Cost Each Term Freshman Year: $7199 $7199
Total Cost Freshman Year: $14,398

 

Junior Year: School of Nursing

  Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term
  $3320
8 credits*
$415 per cr.
$3320
8 credits*
$415 per cr.
$3735
9 credits*
$415 per cr
Technology Fee: $150 $150 $150
Activity Fee: $25 $25 $25
Nursing Skills Lab $75 $75 $75
ATI Testing Review $375 $375 $375
Total Cost Each Term $3945 $3945 $4360

 

Senior Year: School of Nursing

  Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term
  $3320
8 credits*
$415 per cr.
$3320
8 credits*
$415 per cr.
$3735
9 credits*
$415 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 $375 $375 $375
Total Cost Each Term $3945 $3945 $4610
Total Cost Of 2nd & 3rd year Nursing Courses: $24,750

*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.

**PSU tuition is set in August of each year for the following September through August academic year. The PSU price per credit listed above is an estimate for the 2019-2020 year. Freshman students will be billed by Penn State University only. All financial aid will be administered through Penn State’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 $360.
  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 nurses 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 $600 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 $90. Further information will be provided.

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