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Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing at Schuylkill Health Tuition and Fees


2016-20167 School Year

Pre-Entrance Fees (non-refundable)

Penn State UniversitySchool of Nursing
Application Fee: $50
Acceptance Fee: $230
  $100 (Student Transfer)
Application Fee: $50
Commitment Fee: $75 (Due at with letter of intent)
Enrollment Fee: $50 (Due at time of enrollment in second year nursing courses)
Total: $175


Freshman Year

Penn State

 

Fall Term Spring Term
$542 per credit*** 16 cr* 14 cr*
Tuition $6587 $6587
Fees
Tech fee $252 $252
Activity $102 $102
Facility $95 $95

Total Cost Freshman Year: $14,072             

Junior Year
School of Nursing

 

Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term
Tuition $4070 $4070 $4070
Fees:
Technology Fee $75 $75 $75
Activity $25 $25 $25
Nursing Skills Lab $50 $50 $50
Graduation $0 $0 $0
ATI Testing Review $375 $375 $375
Total Cost Each Term $4595 $4595 $4595


Senior Year

School of Nursing

 

Fall Term Winter Term Spring Term
Tuition $4070 $4070 $4070
Fees:
Technology Fee $75 $75 $75
Activity $25 $25 $25
Nursing Skills Lab $50 $50 $50
Graduation $0 $0 $225
ATI Testing Review $375 $375 $375
Total Cost Each Term $4595 $4595 $4820

Total Cost Of Program (Nursing Courses): $27,795

*Students will only be billed for the actual number of credits they take.  The costs shown reflect the billing of the complete course load.  If a student transfers courses, or receives advanced standing, tuition will be adjusted accordingly.

***PSU tuition is set in August of each year for the following September through August academic year.  The PSU price per credit listed above is an estimate for the 2016-2017 year.  Freshman students will be billed by Penn State University only.  All financial aid will be administered through Penn State’s Aid Office for that year.  Junior and Senior students will be billed by Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing.  All financial aid for Junior and Senior year will be administered through Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing.  A $25.00 fee will be charged to reactivate a previously reviewed application.  Returning students who previously withdrew from the program will be charged $150 confirmation fee to re-enroll into the program.  

Costs are subject to increase at any time.

Notes:  Junior Year – Nursing Courses

1. Students are expected to order at least two school uniforms prior to beginning the second year.  The estimated cost of the uniforms is $300.  Proper clinical shoes, waterproof wristwatch with a second hand, and stethoscope must also be purchased.  Information will be provided.

2. Students are required to have a health examination and certain immunizations before starting the Second (junior) year.  It is the student’s responsibility to assume the financial cost of these examinations.  Health forms and specific directions are sent to student four months prior to the start of the Junior year. Students are expected to have their own health insurance coverage.  Proof of medical insurance coverage is required prior to beginning nurses courses.

3. Students are expected to purchase all required textbooks and supplies needed to begin each Nursing Course. Textbooks purchased for Fall Term will also be used throughout all Nursing Terms.  The estimated cost of the textbooks is $1,000 for Second (junior) year, and an additional $500 for Senior year.

4. Students are required to have an FBI fingerprint screening, Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, a Criminal Record Check and a Negative Drug Screen completed prior to beginning the Nursing Courses.  Positive results could prevent matriculation into nursing courses.  Further information will be provided.

Additional information regarding Joseph F. McCloskey School of Nursing tuition, fees and length of program can be obtained from The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN): 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, or at www.acenursing.org, Phone:  404-975-5000.