Registered Nurse: Costs & Financial Aid

In addition to the cost of tuition, the registered nurse program requires the purchase of equipment and supplies. Financial aid is available for you.


Estimated Expenses for Nursing Program   

2016-2017 Estimated Expenses for A.D.N-RN program, Excluding Taxes 1st Year Student 2nd Year Student Total Nursing Program
Criminal Background Checks and Urine Drug Screen $86 $48 $134
Physical Exam and Immunizations $400 $50 $450

Tuition costs are based on 43 credits for the first year and 26 credits for the second year at the Johnson County Resident rate.
See the tuition web page for more details.

$3,999

$2,418

$6,417

Books $1,600 $1,600
Supplies
Scissors: $6
Stethoscope: $90
Watch: $23
Hemostat: $5
  $124     $124
Uniforms
Scrubs (2 sets): $100
Lab Coat (JCCC bookstore): $15
JCCC Patch: $4
Shoes: $75 to $150
  $270     $270
Graduation Expenses
NCLEX-RN: $200
Kansas State Licensure : $75
Gown, Hat, Tassel: $35
Nursing Pin: $120
  $460 $460
Kaplan Integrated Learning System
*Cost includes live review after graduation
$290 $290 $580*
       
Total 1st Year Student  $6,769    
Total 2nd Year Student    $3,266  
       
Total Nursing Program     $10,035

Costs are approximate and are subject to change based upon Dean/EVPI (Executive Vice President Instruction) Committee’s approval.
Additional Information:

  • Physical examinations, including immunizations, must be current each year.
  • Costs for healthcare are the responsibility of the individual student.
  • Plans should be made for childcare costs, if applicable.
  • Transportation to and from class and to clinical agencies is the responsibility of the student.

Estimated Expenses for LPN to RN Bridge Program

The following items are estimated expenses incurred by students in nursing in addition to tuition. (Prices do not include tax.) See the tuition page for rates student activity fees.

 2016-2017 Estimated Nursing Program Expenses, Excluding Taxes

Summer
Semester

 2nd Year
(fall/spring)
Total Nursing
Program
Criminal Background Check and Drug Screen $86 $48 $134
Physical exam and immunizations $400 $50 $450
Tuition costs are based on credits for the summer semester and
31 credits for the fall and spring semesters at the Johnson Country resident rate.
See the tuition web page for more details.
$819 $2,883 $3,702
Books $1,000 $1,000
Supplies:
Scissors: $6
Stethoscope: $90
Watch: $23
Hemostat: $5
$124   $124
Uniforms:
Scrubs (2 sets): $100
Lab CoaL $15
JCCC Patch: $4
Shoes: $75-$150
$270   $270
Graduation Expenses:
NCLEX: $200
Kansas State Exam: $75
Gown, Hat, Tassel : $35
Nursing Pin: $120
  $460 $460
Kaplan Integrated Learning System   $225 $225
     
Total - summer semester $2,699  
Total - fall/spring semesters   $3,666
Total – LPN-RN Bridge program     $6,365
All costs are approximate and are subject to change based upon Dean/EVPI (Executive Vice President of Instruction) Committee’s approval.
  • Physical examinations, including required immunizations, must be current and maintained current throughout the program.
  • Costs for healthcare are the responsibility of the individual student.
  • Plans should be made for childcare costs, if applicable.
  • Transportation to and from class and to clinical agencies is the responsibility of the student.

Financial Aid

  • Visit the financial aid page for general financial aid information.
  • Specific nursing program scholarships are only awarded to students enrolled in and actively taking the nursing (NURS) courses. Students must complete the online scholarship application and complete the FAFSA to be considered for specific nursing scholarships. Log in to MyJCCC. Select "My Financial Aid" and complete the scholarship application for the aid year for which you are applying.
  • Students anticipating difficulty in financing their education should contact the Financial Aid office, second floor of the Student Center, 913-469-3840, as soon as possible to request application information for student financial aid assistance.
  • The Financial Aid Process Checklist (pdf) is a great reference on the process for receiving financial aid at JCCC.
  • To check your financial aid requirements and status; log in to MyJCCC and select "My Financial Aid," then select "Requirements."