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. 

Printable Cost Sheet (pdf)

The costs listed below are approximate estimates only and are subject to change

Item

Estimated Cost

Totals

Pre-Program Costs:

 

$155.00-$655.00

Background Check & Drug Screen

$90.00

 

Healthcare Provider CPR Certificate

$65.00

 

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

$0 - $200.00

 

Immunizations (full cost estimate)

$0 - $300.00

 

First Semester (fall)

 

$2,464.00 - $2,524.00

Enrollment & Registration fees: 21.5 credits x $46/credit

$989.00

 

Textbooks

$1,050.00

 

1st semester skills practice kit

$90.00

 

Photo ID badge

$5.00

 

Uniform:

 

- Top x 2

$100
($50 each)

 

- Pants x 2

$70
($35 each)

 

- Jacket (optional)

$0 - $50.00

 

- Shoes

$50.00

 

Stethoscope (price varies w/quality)

$40.00

 

Parking permit: (fall)

$30.00

 

Cuesta College Student Health Center & Rep Fee

$20.00

 

ASCC Student ID Card (optional)

$0-$10.00

 

Second Semester (spring)

 

$1,223.00

Enrollment & Registration fees: 21.5 credits x $46/credit

$989.00

 

Textbooks

$150.00

 

2nd semester skills practice kit

$34.00

 

Parking permit: (spring)

$30.00

 

Cuesta College Student Health Center & Rep Fee

$20.00

 

ASCC Student ID Card (optional)

$0-$10.00

 

Extended Summer Session

 

$398.00 - $408.00

Enrollment & Registration fees: 7.0 credits x $46/credit

$322.00

 

Textbooks

$50.00

 

Parking permit: (summer)

$10.00

 

Cuesta College Student Health Fee

$16.00

 

ASCC Student ID Card (optional)

$0-$10.00

 

Post Program Completion / NCLEX fees:

 

$583.00- $715.00

Certificate Ceremony Expenses (announcements, etc., optional)

$0.00-$100.00

 

Initial application fee to BVNPT for processing to take NCLEX-PN

$150.00

 

NCLEX-PN testing fee

$200.00

 

Livescan Fingerprinting

$75.00- $95.00

 

 2" x 2" passport photo (only 1 needed)

$8 - $20 

 

Fee to BVNPT to process license after passing NCLEX-PN

$150.00 

 

Estimated Full Program Total:  $4,823.00 - $5,535.00
REV 3/2018