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Cost

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The SouthWest Skill Center’s continued focus on ease and affordability creates a distinct approach to learning schedules and fee payment that differs from other colleges and campuses.  Classes are calculated according to clock hours instead of semester based credits and programs that are 600+ clock hours qualify for financial aid.  The Practical Nurse Program is 1008 clock hours.

The estimated costs for completion of the SouthWest Skill Center Practical Nursing Program include:

     Tuition ($6.00 x 1008 clock hours)                       $6,048.00

     Lab Fees                                                              $750.00

     Registration fee                                                     $15.00 (Cross Term fee may apply +$15.00)

     Graduation fee                                                      $15.00

     PN HESI A2 (Exit Fee)                                           $46.00

Program Cost (sub-total)                                  $6,874.00

Additional Investments (estimated)

     Books                                                                $1,097.00

     HESI A2 (Entrance Exam)                                     $37.00

     Immunizations & Physical Exam                          $250.00

     Fingerprint application                                          $65.00

     Fingerprint roll                                                      $20.00

     Background Check                                                $57.00

     Drug Screen                                                         $37.00

     CPR Card                                                              $40.00

     Uniforms                                                               $75.00

     Stethoscope                                                         $30.00

     Watch w/second hand                                          $40.00

     Gait Belt                                                               $15.00

     Sub-total                                                       $1,763.00

Total (Program Cost/Additional investment)      $8,637.00