Expenses - two-year ADN program

Full-time tuition* (12-18 credits) for 2017-2018 is $10,094/semester or $120,188/academic year/two semesters. The cost for one credit hour is $841. Additional costs for nursing students include: $150 Student Activity fee, Nursing course fee, standardized testing, textbooks, uniforms, health examination, TB skin test, immunizations, CPR, background check, drug screen, liability insurance, university graduation fees, RN licensure-related expenses, and NCLEX-RN review course. Students are responsible for all costs incurred from any injury or exposure that occurs during the course of study. Students also are responsible for providing their own transportation to meet all course-related requirements. A detailed sheet of costs is listed below.

*Tuition and other costs are subject to change.

Pre-Entrance  
  Test of Essential Academic Skills $55
 
Semester I
  Tuition: Full-time study (12-18 hrs) ($841/credit hour part-time) $10,094
  Student Activity Fee $75
  Nursing program fee $100
  Nursing required textbooks $1,500
  Health-related costs (varies with insurance):
   • Physical examination $100
   • CPR-American Heart Association    $20
   • Immunizations (Tdap vaccine, MMR, HepB & Varicella titers or vaccines) $100-$300
   • TB skin test $15
  Liability insurance $40
  Nursing uniforms (white uniform, lab coat, shoes) $260
  Certified background check $45
  Drug screen $45
  National Student Nurse Association fee (optional) $35
 
Semester II
  Tuition: full-time study (12-18 hrs) ($841/credit hour part-time) $10,094
  Student Activity Fee $75
  Nursing program fee $150
  Nursing required textbooks $1,500
  Nursing uniforms (colored scrub uniform) $65
  HESI fee per exam, if more than two attempts required $29
  Standardized NCLEX-RN Review materials (i.e., Kaplan) $150
  Drug screen, if required $45
 
Semester III
  Tuition: full-time study (12-18 hrs) ($841/credit hour part-time) $10,094
  Student Activity Fee $75
  Nursing program fee $100
  Nursing required textbooks $1000
  Health-related costs-varies with insurance  
   • CPR-American Heart Association $20
   • TB skin test $15
  Liability insurance $40
  Urine drug screen, if required $45
  HESI fee per exam, if more than two attempts required $29
  National Student Nurse Association fee (optional) $35
  Standardized NCLEX-RN Review materials (i.e. Kaplan) $35
 
Semester IV
  Tuition: Full-time study (12-18 hrs.) ($841 per credit hour) $10,094
  Student Activity Fee $75
  Nursing course fee $150
  Nursing required textbooks $500
  HESI fee per exam, if more that two attempts required $29-$50
  Urine drug screen $45
  NCLEX-RN Review (mandatory) (Kaplan materials and course based on amount pre-paid) $150-$350
  Graduation application fee $100
  RN Licensure-related expenses (KY)  
   • Kentucky State Board of Nursing licensure fee $125
   • NCLEX-RN registration fee - Pearson Vue $200
   • State - AOC background check $22
   • Federal - Fingerprint card - KY State Police $12
   • KBN Jurisprudence Examination $9
  Senior photo package (optional) $35-$75
  The University of Pikeville nursing pin (optional) $45-$80


The above list contains an estimation of expenses. Immunization and physical exam fees were obtained from local health care providers and may vary. Fees are subject to change.

Financial Aid

The University of Pikeville is an independent institution of higher education that seeks to provide excellent, individualized instruction. The university’s financial aid program strives to provide assistance to students who, without such aid, would be unable to attend college. A combination of grants, loans and work-study can be available to students who follow the required financial aid guidelines and demonstrate a financial need. Students who demonstrate outstanding academic performance also are eligible for competitive academic scholarships. Applicants are encouraged to seek financial counseling early from the Office of Student Financial Services.

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