ESTIMATED* COSTS FOR STUDENTS

Wake Technical Community College Practical Nursing Diploma

TUITION:

In-State: $76 per credit hour x 72 credit hours= $5,472*
Out-of-State: $268 per credit hour x 72 credit hours= $19,296*
TEXTBOOKS:
Non-Nursing: $400 - $500 (estimate)
Nursing: $1300 -1400 (estimate)
RECURRING FEES:
Student Activity Fee: $35 per semester (Includes Accident Insurance)
Campus Access Fee: $85 per semester
Professional Liability Insurance:   $6 per semester
Computer/Technology fee: $3 per credit hour
ATI (tests and online services) $198 per semester
Course Documents Fee $20.00 per semester
Rotation Manager $25 per year 
ONE-TIME FEES:
Basic Life Support CPR Certification $75  Recertification: $75
CastleBranch: $35
Fee for Criminal Background Check: $37
Fee for Drug Testing: $40
TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills): $70
State-approved Nurse Aide program $250 - $1,000
NC PN LICENSURE  
NC BON PN Licensure $75
Pearson VUE for PN NCLEX $200
Fingerprinting for PN NCLEX $38
HEALTH/MEDICAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  
Physical Exam: $50 - $200
Hepatitis B Vaccine: $180 - $270
Varicella: $110 - $220
Tetanus/T-dap: $75 - $225
MMR: $75 - $ 150
Tuberculin Test: $30 per year
Influenza: $35 - $50 per year

Students are required to obtain and maintain health insurance coverage while enrolled in the nursing program.  

UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT:

Uniforms: $125*
Shoes: $60*
Watch: $25 - $50*
Scissors: $15*
Stethoscope: $35 - $60*
Lab Supply Kit $70.00-$75.00* (Used for NUR 111/112/ 214)

*Calculated using the tuition rate for an in-state student for all 72 credit hours and the mid- range of estimates for 5 semesters.
Last updated: April 2021