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

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

Item

Estimated
Cost

Totals

Pre-Program:

 

$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

 

$1,987.00-$2,047.00

Enrollment & Registration fees: 11.5 credits x $46/credit

$529.00

 

Textbooks

$1,050.00

 

1st semester skills practice kit

$73.00

 

Photo ID badge

$5.00

 

Uniform:

 

- Top x 2

$110
($55 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 semester

$30.00

 

Cuesta College Student Health Fee

$19.00

 

Student Center/Representative fee

$11.00

 

ASCC Student ID Card (optional)

$0-$10.00

 

Second Semester

 

$918.00-$928.00

Enrollment & Registration fees: 13.5 credits x $46/credit

$621.00

 

Textbooks

$150.00

 

2nd semester skills practice kit

$87.00

 

Parking permit: spring semester

$30.00

 

Cuesta College Student Health Fee

$19.00

 

Student Center/Representative fee

$11.00

 

ASCC Student ID Card (optional)

$0-$10.00

 

Third Semester

 

$643.00-$653.00

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

$437.00

 

Textbooks

$50.00

 

3rd semester skills practice kit

$96.00

 

Parking permit: spring semester

$30.00

 

Cuesta College Student Health Fee

$19.00

 

Student Center/Representative fee

$11.00

 

ASCC Student ID Card (optional)

$0-$10.00

 

Fourth Semester

 

$716.00-$726.00

Enrollment & Registration fees: 11 credits x $46/credit

$506.00

 

Textbooks

$150.00

 

Parking permit: spring semester

$30.00

 

Cuesta College Student Health Fee

$19.00

 

Student Center/Representative fee

$11.00

 

ASCC Student ID Card (optional)

$0-$10.00

 

Graduation / NCLEX fees:

 

$475.00

Application for licensure

$150.00

 

Interim permit

$50.00

 

NCLEX testing fee

$200.00

 

Livescan Fingerprinting

$75.00

 

Estimated Full Program Total:  $4,894.00 - $5,484.00

Other Optional Items

 

EKG Calipers (optional)

$10.00

 

Journals/Reference books

$100.00

 

Announcements (optional)

$50.00

 

School pin (optional)

$50.00