Tuition and fees are mandated by the state of California and are subject to change at any time during the academic year. Please refer to the Cuesta College Catalog for out-of-state tuition information. 

Financial aid is available to help with expenses.  Contact the Financial Aid office at 805-546-3143. 

Printable cost sheet

Item

Estimated Cost (Cost will vary)

 Estimated Totals

Pre-Program Expenses:

      

$155.00 - $655.00

Background Check & Drug Screen

$90.00

 

Healthcare Provider CPR Card

$65.00

 

Physical Exam (cost depends on
student’s healthcare plan)

$0 - $200.00

 

Immunizations (full cost estimate)

$0 - $300.00

 

 

Course Expenses (financial aid is available):

 

$876.00 - $1,094.00

Textbooks

 $170.00 - 238.00

 

Enrollment & Registration fees: 
9.5 credits x $46/credit+ fees

$475.00

 

Materials Fee

$26.00   

 

Uniform (Shirt, pants, belt, shoes):

$85.00-$235.00

 

Parking permit (semester)

$30.00 

 

State Board Exam Fees

$90.00 

 

Post Course Fees

 

 

National Registry Application Fee $70.00  
Live Scan Fingerprinting $75.00  
DMV Printout (free if certified in SLO County) $5.00  
County/State Certification (SLO County) $97.00  

$247.00

Estimated Full Program Total (Financial Aid is available):                             $1278.00- 1996.00