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Student Expenses

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Below are expenses associated with your education at the School of Nursing. All costs are approximate and subject to change.

For more detailed information please visit the VCU Tuition Calculator for undergraduate and post-undergraduate students

Traditional B.S. and Accelerated B.S. 

Upon admission:

  • Criminal Background Check & Drug Screen Package: $118
  • HIPAA & OSHA Course: $25 combined
  • The American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers CPR certification: price varies
  • Immunization: price varies
  • Stethoscope: price varies
  • Typhon: $60
  • Uniform (two full sets of scrubs): price varies

Ongoing expenses:

  • Textbooks: $600 per semester
  • Transportation to clinical agencies, seminars and other events as required: price varies

Upon graduation:

  • Application for licensure (Virginia Board of Nursing): $190
  • NCLEX test: $200 per test

RN to B.S.

Upon admission:

  • Criminal Background Check & Drug Screen Package: $118
  • Immunization: price varies

Ongoing expenses:

  • Textbooks: Up to $900 for the entire program

 Master’s and Post-master’s certificate

Upon admission:

  • Criminal Background Check & Drug Screen Package: $118
  • HIPPA & OSHA Course: $25 combined 
  • Immunization: price varies
  • Typhon: $90

Ongoing expenses: 

  • Textbooks: Approximately $250 per semester 
  • Transportation to clinical agencies, seminars and other events as required: price varies

 DNP and Ph.D.

Upon admission:

  • Criminal Background Check & Drug Screen Package: $118
  • Immunization: price varies
  • Reference management software: price varies
  • Typhon (DNP only): $90

Ongoing expenses:

  • Textbooks: $800 for entire program 
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