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Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing

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Tuition and Fees for the 2018-2019 School Year

Pre-Entrance Fees (non-refundable)

Penn State University 
Application Fee: $50
Acceptance Fee: $230
Student Transfer: $100

School of Nursing
Application Fee: $50
Commitment Fee: $75 (Due with letter of intent)
Enrollment Fee: $50 (Due at time of enrollment in second year nursing courses)
Total: $175

Freshman Year at Penn State

 

Fall Term

Spring Term

$555 per credit***

16 cr*

14 cr*

Tuition

$6,742

$6,742

Fees

Tech fee

$252

$252

Student fee

$205

$205

Total Cost Freshman Year:

$14,398


Junior Year at the School of Nursing

Fall Term

Winter Term

Spring Term

$400 per credit

8 credits

8 credits

9 credits

Tuition

$3,200

$3,200

$3,600

Fees:

Technology Fee

$100

$100

$100

Activity

$25

$25

$25

Nursing Skills Lab

$75

$75

$75

Graduation

$0

$0

$0

ATI Testing Review

$375

$375

$375

Total Cost Each Term

$3,775

$3,775

$4,175

Total Cost Junior Year:

$11,725

Senior Year at the School of Nursing

 

Fall Term

Winter Term

Spring Term

Tuition

$3,200

  $3,200

$3,600

Fees:

Technology Fee

$100

$100

$100

Activity

$25

$25

$25

Nursing Skills Lab

$75

$75

$75

Graduation

$0

$0

$225

ATI Testing Review

$375

$375

$375

Total Cost Each Term

$3,775

$3,775

$4,425

Total Cost Senior Year:

$11,975

*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 2018-2019 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 confirmation 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. The estimated cost of the uniforms is $200. Proper clinical shoes, waterproof wristwatch with a second hand, and stethoscope must also be purchased. Information will be provided.
  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 $1,000 for Second (junior) year, and an additional $500 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. 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