Bakersfield College

Vocational Nursing Program Projected Costs Per Semester

The figures listed below are only estimates. Actual cost may vary.

Please note that these costs do not include living expenses.

*Tuition based on $46/unit for nursing courses only.

First Semester

Fee Cost
Tuition* $644.00
Student Health Fee $16.00
Student Center Fee $5.00
Student Representative Fee $1.00
Materials Fee $27.00
Parking Permit $40.00
Books $1500.00
Comprehensive Assessment & Review Program $552.00
EHR Prep with Cerner-6 month Standard Access $55.00
Drug Screening $35.00
Immunization Tracker $35.00
Background Screening $42.00
Physical and Immunizations $435.00
Mask Fit Testing $30.00
BLS Certification $30.00
Scrubs Uniform $80.00
Lab Coat $42.00
National Student Nursing Association-1 yr membership $40.00
Lab Supplies (Tote) $117.00
Total Estimated 1st Semester Costs: $3,726.00

Second Semester

Fee Cost
Tuition* $690.00
Student Health Fee $16.00
Student Center Fee $5.00
Student Representative Fee $1.00
Materials Fee $27.00
Comprehensive Assessment & Review Program $450.00
EHR Prep with Cerner-6 month Standard Access $55.00
Parking Permit $40.00
Books $100.00
Lab Supplies (Tote) $100.00
Total Estimated 2nd Semester costs: $1,484.00

Third Semester

Fee Cost
Tuition* $690.00
Student Health Fee $16.00
Student Center Fee $5.00
Student Representative Fee $1.00
Materials Fee $27.00
Comprehensive Assessment & Review Program $452.00
EHR Prep with Cerner-6 month Standard Access $55.00
Parking Permit $40.00
Books $300.00
National Student Nursing Association Renewal $30.00
Mask Fit Testing Renewal $30.00
Lab Supplies (Tote) $60.00
TB Renewal $20.00
License Application $150.00
NCLEX Exam $200.00
Total Estimated 3rd Semester costs: $2,076.00

Total Program Costs: $7,286.00