School of Nursing - LSU Health New Orleans

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Tuition & Fees

Please refer to the following website for information on tuition and fees (Adobe PDF Reader required):

http://www.lsuhsc.edu/tuition/


Additional Fees

Undergraduate
  • Traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    Traditional BSN - Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Advanced standing examination fee
    Uniforms ~$150.00
    Purchase of a wristwatch with second hand, stethoscope, scissors, penlight, protective goggles, and hemostat
    Books and school supplies ~$3400 total cost
    Standardized exam at the completion of each semester ~$596.50 one time fee
    Public transportation is available to most hospitals, health agencies. Personal transportation is recommended. Transportation and related travel expenses are the responsibility of the student
    Computer system that is compatible with the LSUHSC computing equipment with a webcam
    High level background check ~$80.00
    Urine drug screen ~$40.00
    Malpractice Insurance ~$40.00
    Immunization Tracker ~$40.00
    Titers for Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Hepatitis B (depends on health insurance carrier)
    Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD) annually or health screening if previous positive TB Skin test (depends on health insurance carrier)
    Needlestick Insurance ~$18.02
    Supply bag ~$500.00
    For graduating students
       cap and gown fee
       diploma fee
       nursing pin
     
    $25.00
    $10.00
    $60.00
    NCLEX-RN review course ~$350.00 optional
    Expenses related to Application for Registered Nurse licensure
       criminal record check
       NCLEX fee
       Louisiana State fee
     
    $46.25
    $200.00
    ~$100.00
    LSBN application to enter clinical courses ~$90.75
    Random drug testing ~$40.00; additional fees apply for repeat testing
  • Career Alternative RN Education (CARE)

    CARE - Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Advanced standing examination fee
    Uniforms ~$150.00
    Purchase of a wristwatch with second hand, stethoscope, scissors, penlight, protective goggles, and hemostat
    Books and school supplies ~$3400 total cost
    Standardized exam at the completion of each semester ~$596.50 one time fee
    Public transportation is available to most hospitals, health agencies. Personal transportation is recommended. Transportation and related travel expenses are the responsibility of the student
    Computer system that is compatible with the LSUHSC computing equipment with a webcam
    High level background check ~$80.00
    Urine drug screen ~$40.00
    Malpractice Insurance ~$40.00
    Immunization Tracker ~$40.00
    Titers for Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Hepatitis B (depends on health insurance carrier)
    Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD) annually or health screening if previous positive TB Skin test (depends on health insurance carrier)
    Needlestick Insurance ~$18.02
    Supply bag ~$500.00
    For graduating students
       cap and gown fee
       diploma fee
       nursing pin
     
    $25.00
    $10.00
    $60.00
    NCLEX-RN review course ~$350.00 optional
    Expenses related to Application for Registered Nurse licensure
       criminal record check
       NCLEX fee
       Louisiana State fee
     
    $46.25
    $200.00
    ~$100.00
    LSBN application to enter clinical courses ~$90.75
    Random drug testing ~$40.00; additional fees apply for repeat testing
    Health Insurance (Varies depending on plan)
    American Health BLS ~$35.00 every other year
  • RN to BSN

    RN to BSN - Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Advanced standing examination fee
    Uniforms ~$100.00
    Purchase of a wristwatch with second hand, stethoscope, scissors, penlight, protective goggles, and hemostat
    Books and school supplies ~$2000 per year
    Public transportation is available to most hospitals, health agencies. Personal transportation is recommended. Transportation and related travel expenses are the responsibility of the student
    Computer system that is compatible with the LSUHSC computing equipment with a webcam
    High level background check ~$80.00
    Urine drug screen ~$40.00
    Malpractice Insurance ~$40.00
    Immunization Tracker ~$40.00
    Titers for Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Hepatitis B (depends on health insurance carrier)
    Tuberculosis Skin Test (PPD) annually or health screening if previous positive TB Skin test (depends on health insurance carrier)
    Needlestick Insurance ~$18.02
    For graduating students
       cap and gown fee
       diploma fee
       nursing pin
     
    $25.00
    $10.00
    $60.00
    Random drug testing ~$40.00; additional fees apply for repeat testing
    Health Insurance (Varies depending on plan)
Graduate
  • Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist

    Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist (AG CNS) - Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Books $1118.00
    SPSS package (for statistical analysis) $90.00 one year and $ 60 – 6 mon.
    Urine Drug Screen $46.00
    Castle Branch – Immunization Tracker & Background check $119.75
    Random Drug Testing Screen $46.00
    Malpractice insurance $140.00/year
    Annual Tb skin and Flu vaccine $50.00
    Titers for Varicella, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella $150.00
    BLS $ 35.00 (every other year)
    Lab Coats (2) $100.00
    NACNS Associate membership $109.00
    AG CNS Live Review(APEA) $465.00 - 525.00
    Mometrix Text Prep Guide $56.65
    Graduation Fee $100.00
    Graduation – Cap and Gown $168.99
    APRN Licensure $140.75
    ANCC - AG CNS Certification Exam $270.00 - 395.00
    Discounts for professional membership
    Poster $100.00
  • Clinical Nurse Leader

    Clinical Nurse Leader MSN - Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Books $1,200.00
    SPSS package (for statistical analysis) $90.00 one year and $60 6 mon.
    Urine Drug Screen $46.00
    Castle Branch Immunization Tracker & Background check $119.75
    Random Drug Testing Screen $46.00
    Malpractice insurance $80.00/year
    Annual Tb skin and Flu vaccine $50.00
    Titers for Varicella, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella $150.00
    BLS $35.00 (every other year)
    Lap Top (must be according to school requirements) varies
    Lab Coats (1) $50.00
    Graduation Fee $100.00
    Graduation Cap and Gown $168.99
    Clinical Nurse Leader Association (student membership) $100.00/year
    ANCC Clinical Nurse Leader Certification Exam Review Course (optional) $300.00 - $600.00
    ANCC Clinical Nurse Leader Certification Exam $270.00 - 395.00 Discounts for professional membership
    Poster $100.00
  • Doctor of Nursing Science

    Doctor of Nursing Science Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Books $2,000.00
    SPSS package (for statistical analysis) $90.00/1 year and $60/6 mon.
    Castle Branch Urine Drug Screen (Admissions) $46.00
    Random Urine Drug Screen $46.00
    Castle Branch Immunization Tracker & Background check $119.75
    Annual Tb skin and Flu vaccine $50.00
    Titers for Varicella, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella $150.00
    BLS $35.00 (every other year)
    Graduation Fee $100.00
    Graduation Cap and Gown $418.99
    Poster $100.00
    Professional Conference (Research Conference) $1500.00
    SNRS Membership $85.00/year
    Qualitative Data Analysis Software $170.00
  • Executive Nurse Leader

    Executive Nurse Leader BSN to DNP - Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Books $2,000.00
    SPSS package (for statistical analysis) $90.00 one year and $60 6 mon.
    Urine Drug Screen $46.00
    Castle Branch Immunization Tracker & Background check $119.75
    Random Drug Testing Screen $46.00
    Malpractice insurance $80.00/year
    Annual Tb skin and Flu vaccine $50.00
    Titers for Varicella, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella $150.00
    BLS $35.00 (every other year)
    Lap Top (must be according to school requirements) varies
    Lab Coats (1) $50.00
    Graduation Fee $100.00
    Graduation Cap and Gown $168.99
    American Nurses Association including LSNA (highly encouraged) $200 to $300/ year
    Nurse Executive Advanced Certification Exam Review Course (optional) $300.00 - $600.00
    ANCC Nurse Executive Advanced Certification Exam (optional) $270.00 - 395.00 Discounts for professional membership
    Poster $100.00
  • Nurse Anesthesia

    Nurse Anesthesia - Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Books $6000.00
    Ear Piece $60.00
    SPSS package (for statistical analysis) $90.00 one year and $60 – 6 mon.
    Urine Drug Screen $46.00
    Castle Branch – Immunization Tracker & Background check $119.75
    Random Drug Testing Screen $46.00
    AANA Malpractice insurance $250.00/year
    NBCRNA Self Evaluation Exam $160.00
    Annual Tb skin and Flu vaccine $50.00
    Titers for Varicella, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella $150.00
    BLS, ACLS, PALS $130.00 (every other year)
    Lab Coats (2) $100.00
    AANA Associate membership $200.00
    Apex Anesthesia Review $319.20
    Travel and Housing for Clinical (years 2 & 3) $3590.00/year
    Mississippi RN license $100.00 (every other year)
    Graduation Fee $100.00
    Graduation – Cap and Gown $168.99
    APRN Licensure $140.75
    NBCRNA Certification Exam $725.00
    Poster $100.00
    Professional Conferences $500.00
  • Nurse Educator

    Nurse Educator - Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Books $3000.00
    Typhon Access $50.00
    SPSS package (for statistical analysis) $90.00 one year and $60 – 6 mon.
    Urine Drug Screen $46.00
    Castle Branch – Immunization Tracker & Background check $119.75
    Random Drug Testing Screen $46.00
    Malpractice insurance $120.00/year
    Lap top (must be according to school requirements) Varies
    Annual Tb skin and Flu vaccine $50.00
    Titers for Varicella, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella $150.00
    BLS $35.00 (every other year)
    Lab Coats(1) $50.00
    Graduation Fee $100.00
    Graduation – Cap and Gown $168.99
  • Nurse Practitioner

    Nurse Practitioner - Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Books
       AGACNP
       AGPCNP
       NNP
       PCFNP
       PMHNP
     
    $1300.00
    $700.00
    $1000.00
    $1100.00
    $800.00
    Castle Branch Urine Drug Screen - Admissions $46.00 (each)
    Castle Branch Urine Drug Testing Screen - Random $46.00 (each)
    Castle Branch Immunization Tracker & Background check $119.75
    Malpractice insurance $350.00/year
    Annual Tb skin and Flu vaccine $50.00
    Titers for Varicella, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella $150.00
    BLS (All NP students)
    ACLS (AGACNP only)
    NRP (NNP only)
    $130.00
    Lab Coats (2) $100.00
    3 Ps Diagnostic Examination (excluding NNP) $150.00
    Population-specific predictive examination (PCFNP, AGPCNP, & AGACNP) $71.00
    Respective NP Certification Review Course (travel & accomodations not included)
       AGACNP
       AGPCNP
       NNP
       PCFNP
       PMHNP
     

    $250-600.00
    $300-600.00
    None
    $300-650.00
    TBA
    Graduation Fee $100.00
    Graduation Cap and Gown $168.99
    Poster $100.00
  • Post-Masters Doctor of Nursing Practice

    Post-Masters Doctor of Nursing Practice Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Books $1,200.00
    SPSS package (for statistical analysis) $90.00/1 year and $60/6 mon.
    Castle Branch Urine Drug Screen (Admissions) $46.00
    Random Urine Drug Screen $46.00
    Castle Branch Immunization Tracker & Background check $119.75
    Malpractice insurance $ Varies by specialty
    Annual Tb skin and Flu vaccine $50.00
    Titers for Varicella, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella $150.00
    BLS, (ACLS, PALS may be required by specialty) $35.00 (every other year) BLS
    Lab Coats (2) $100.00
    Graduation Fee $100.00
    Graduation Cap and Gown $168.99
    Poster $100.00
    Professional Conference $500.00
  • Public/Community Health Nursing

    Public/Community Health Nursing- Estimated additional expenditures include:
    Books $3,000.00
    Typhon Access $50.00
    SPSS package (for statistical analysis) $90.00 one year and $60 6 mon.
    Urine Drug Screen $46.00
    Castle Branch Immunization Tracker & Background check $119.75
    Random Drug Testing Screen $46.00
    Malpractice insurance $120.00/year
    Lap top (must be according to school requirements) Varies
    Annual Tb skin and Flu vaccine $50.00
    Titers for Varicella, Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella $150.00
    BLS $35.00 (every other year)
    APHA Student Membership $85.00
    Annual APHA Meeting (must attend at least one) $1500/ per year
    Lab Coats (1) $50.00
    Graduation Fee $100.00
    Graduation Cap and Gown $168.99
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