Fort Hays State University > About FHSU > Academic Divisions > College of Health and Life Sciences > Department of Nursing > Costs
Because of the nature of the degree program and your chosen career path, you will incur some expenses in addition to normal tuition and fees as an undergraduate student in the on-campus Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.
Here is a list of some of the estimated expenses to give you an idea of what to expect at various stages in your program, but particularly after admission into the program:Criminal Background Check $50Liability InsuranceUpon admission (Forms available in DON) $29/yrNurse Entrance TestPrior to admission $15-$35Testing Package $24:75/semesterFHANS local duesstate/national dues optional $5-$35/yrImmunizations(Proof required): Prior to admission $100-$250/yrPhysical Exam:Prior to admission and yearly $10-up/yrCPR CertificationPrior to admission (AHA Certification card required prior to admission) Renewal every 2yrs $30/2yrsSupplies and UniformsNurse Pac (Bookstore) $250-$300Uniform Shirts & Engraving $100-$150Lab Coat $20-$40Name Pin $10Patches $10-$20Shoes $30-$50Watch with second hand $10-$50Stethoscope $30 and upScissors, Pen Light, Hemostat, Pocket Saver $250-$300TextbooksFirst Semester of nursing courses $800-$1200Other semesters of nursing courses $200+Review Course Senior Year $350Graduation FeesPictures $10 and upSchool Pin $40 and upKSBN Application $75NCLEX Fee $200-$220
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