Associate Degree Nursing Program Approximate Costs | BCTC

Associate Degree Nursing Program Approximate Costs

We want you to know the costs associated with entering the nursing program. This is a list of approximate costs associated with entering and completing the Associate Degree Nursing Program at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. All costs are subject to change without notice.

Approximate Costs

Item Approximate Cost
Tuition - per semester (Kentucky resident) (as of fall 2020)

$179 per credit hour plus

$8.00 per credit hour student fee

Uniforms and Accessories Approx. $175.00
Nursing Books (Approximately) $1000.00 - $1200.00
Laptop for testing

$300 - 800.00

(Chrome notebooks not allowed)

CPR for Health-Care Providers or Red Cross

CPR for the Professional Rescuer*

MMR (2)*  See Health Care Provider
TB Skin Test (PPD)* 2-step PPD See Health Care Provider
Hepatitis B Series* (or titer) See Health Care Provider
Varivax Series*# (times 2 or titer) See Health Care Provider
Influenza Vaccine $25.00
Tdap* $80.00
Liability Insurance* Included in tuition fee
Castlebranch account (Background check, drug screen and immunization tracker) $100.00-$150.00
Nursing Skill pack $50.00 - 150.00 each semester
Examsoft testing software $50-$75 per semester

ATI resource including Live Review course

Approx. $800.00 per semester


(** Tuition and Fees may be subject to change.)
(*Validation of each of these items is due on the first day of classes.)

Approximate Fourth Semester Expenses

Item Cost
License, Licensing Exam $400.00
Nursing Pin $45.00 - $75.00
Pictures $50.00
Standardized Exams $110.00