Program Costs

Program Costs for RN Regular 2-Year Track

(All costs are approximate and subject to change without notice. Last Revised 2019/06/27)

Regular-Track Program Tuition & Fees Cost
Tuition* (42 credit hours of nursing courses - $180.00 per cr.; 24 credit hours of nursing degree support courses - $134.00 per cr.)  Online nursing support courses - $164 per credit hour

*Out of state tuition costs: Nursing courses - $360 per cr.; Support Courses - $268 per cr. (Arkansas residents may apply for an "Arkansas Waiver" with financial aid for in-state tuition rates.) **Does not include fees (Refer to Missouri State University-West Plains Catalog)

$10,776.00
Common Fees: $20 x 68 credit hours $1,320.00
Lab Fees (Introduction to the Biomedical Sciences-$20 Anatomy-$25, Physiology-$25, Microbiology-$35) $105.00
Course Fees (NUR 100—$155.00; NUR 101—$155.00; NUR 201—$40.00; NUR 202—$40.00; NUR 204—$200.00; NUR 212—$200.00; NUR 220—$150.00) $940.00
Total Tuition & Fees $13,141.00
Additional Program Supplies & Costs
Regular-Track Program Tuition & Fees Cost
Textbooks (Required books) $1,500.00
Approximate Cost for Immunizations/ Titers $218.00
Nurse Equipment (Scissors-$6.00, stethoscope-$90.00, penlight-$2.50, EKG Ruler-$3.00, EKG Caliper-$7.00-optional) $108.50
Uniforms (2) $65.00
Lab Coat (optional) $22.00
Watch $25.00
Shoes $60.00
Individual Earphones for Computer Use $15.00
Criminal Background Check fee  $45.00
NCLEX fee (6th semester—March) $200.00
CPR class (varies) $60.00
Graduation Announcements (10) (optional) $13.50
NSNA Membership Dues (optional) $70.00
Total Estimated Cost $15,543.00

Program Costs for the LPN-to-RN Bridge 1-Year Track

(All costs are approximate and subject to change without notice.)

LPN-Bridge Program Tuition & Fees Cost

Tuition* (30 credit hours of nursing courses - $180.00 per cr.; 12 credit hours of support courses - $134.00 per cr.)  (Online nursing support courses - $164 per credit hour)

*Out of State Tuition Costs: Nursing Courses - $360; Support Courses - $268 (Arkansas residents may apply for an "Arkansas Waiver" with financial aid for in-state tuition rates.) **Does not include fees (Refer to Missouri State University-West Plains Catalog)

$7,008.00
Common Fee: $20 x 42 credit hours $840.00
Lab Fee (Microbiology) $35.00
Course Fees (NUR 190—$200.00; NUR 201—$40.00; NUR 202—$40.00; NUR 204—$200.00; NUR 212—$200.00; NUR 220—$150.00) $830.00
Total Tuition & Fees $8,713.00
Additional Program Supplies & Costs
  Cost
Textbooks (required books) $1,400.00
Approximate Cost for Immunizations/Titers $218.00
Nurse Equipment (Scissors-$6.00; stethoscope-$90.00; penlight-$3.00; EKG Ruler-$2.50; EKG Caliper-$7.00-(Optional) $108.50
Uniforms (2) $65.00
Lab Coat (optional) $22.00
Watch $25.00
Shoes $60.00
Individual Earphones for Computer Use $15.00
Criminal Background Check fee  $45.00
NCLEX fee (6th semester—March) $200.00
CPR Class (varies) $60.00
Graduation Announcements (10) (optional) $13.50
NSNA Membership Dues (optional) $70.00
Total Estimated LPN Bridge Program Cost $10,907.00