Associate Degree Nursing (A.A.S.) Cost Estimate

Tuition (NC Resident)

16 or more credit hours
NC Residents $1,216.00
Non-residents of NC $4,288.00

Fewer than 16 credit hours
NC students per credit hour $76.00
Non-residents of NC $268.00

Activity Fee

9 or more credit hours: $32.00/semester
8 or less credit hours: $22.00/semester

Computer Use and Technology Fee $48.00/semester
Student Insurance $2.00/semester
CAPS Fee $20.00/semester
Consumable Supply Fees


Books - Major Courses

$1,200 - includes e-books

Books - General Education



$245 - includes tools, instruments, and lab kits



Background Check and Drug Screen

$137 (includes immunization tracker)


Cost included with drug screen and background check.

CPR Certification


Health Physical Exam


Professional Certification Exam

Professional Licensure Exam  $300


NA II Certification Fees $24 (optional)

TEAS Entrance Exam $55 (required)

NAI Entrance Requirement $311 (required)

Graduation Fees $38; Nursing Pin $30 (optional)

Access to simulation EMR and virtual simulation $300 (one time program cost, second semester)

Proctored NCLEX practice exams $110 each (required each semester)

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