What Are the Average Fees for Nursing School?

What Are the Average Fees for Nursing School?

The cost of nursing school varies widely based on the type of program and institution, ranging from as low as $5,000 to as high as $200,000, as of 2015. In addition, nurses must complete a licensure exam, costing approximately $200, and pay state license fees, ranging from $75 to $200.

A licensed practical nurse program ranges from $5,000 to $25,000 for tuition, fees and books at a public school and $20,000 to $40,000 at a private institution. An associate degree in nursing ranges from $6,000 to $40,000 at a public school and $30,000 to $100,000 at a private institution. Students seeking bachelor of science degrees pay from $40,000 to $200,000, depending on the institution.