LPN to RN
RN to BS Programs

Helene Fuld College of Nursing is a private institution and does not assess separate charges for out-of-state students. All Helene Fuld College of Nursing’s tuition and fees are subject to change at the discretion of the College.

Special Note: New Tuition & Fees Effective (Spring) April 2012 are for all students. This includes the class entering April 2012 and all continuing students.

As of April 2012 Annual Tuition/Fees Quarterly Payment
Full-Time (12 credits or more) $16,293 $4,073

General Fee

(Laboratory and Learning Center Fees)

 

$400 $100
Graduation Fees $350  

Part-Time (Effective April 2012)

Students enrolled on a part-time basis (11 credits or less) will be charged $304.00 per quarter-credit, and a general fee of $50.00 per quarter.

A tuition deposit of $100.00 is required at the time of acceptance to assure the applicant a place in the College. It is not refundable. 

Other Fees

Application and Testing Fee - The application and pre-entrance testing fee is $110.00. 

Re-testing Fee - There is a charge of $45.00 for each pre-entrance test that must be repeated. 

Chemistry and Math (SCI 101) Course Fee $1,220.00 ($271.00/credit).

Chemistry and Math Challenge Test Fee - $200.00.

Clinical Skills Course Fee - $700.00

Clinical Skills Challenge Test Fee - $200.00 

Identification Card - I.D. cards are issued free of charge upon registration. Lost cards will be replaced for a fee of $10.00. 

Student Activity Fee - A fee of $15.00 is charged each quarter. 

Make-up Test Fee - The fee for taking announced tests, quizzes and unit examinations on a deferred basis because of unavoidable absence is $25.00; for a final examination, $50.00. Late examinations require specific authorization from the course instructor.

The fee for taking announced tests, quizzes, and unit examinations on a deferred basis because of unavoidable absence is  $25.00; for a final examination, $50.00,  nursing arts lab ($25); and clinical  ($75).  Even if a student makes up the lab or clinical during the first nine weeks of the term, he/she will be charged the make-up fee.  Late examinations require specific authorization from the course instructor.

Nursing Achievement Test and Course Materials Fee - The College requires students to take selected standardized achievement tests. Students are charged $120.00 each quarter in which they are taking nursing courses. 

Late Payment Fee - An additional fee of $150.00 is charged for tuition and fees that have not been paid by the first day of the quarter. 

Transcript Fee - Each graduate of the College is given one copy of his/ her transcript marked STUDENT COPY at no cost. Official transcripts will be sent directly to agencies only at the written request of a graduate for a fee of $10.00 (Cash, money order, or certified check). 

Those who request immediate processing of a transcript are charged $20.00. 

Graduation Fee - The graduation fee of $350 includes the cost of the College pin, degree, cap and gown, class picture, and announcements (this fee, based upon current costs, is subject to change).  The graduation fee is required whether or not the student attends graduation. Fifty per cent will be refunded if a student does not graduate and has been dismissed from the College.  A student who will graduate with the next class will not be charged again. 

Other Expenses

Licensure and NCLEX-RN Exam Fees -The New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services requires a fee of $143 for the license application and the first registration period.  The National Council of State Boards of Nursing requires a fee of $200 for the NCLEX-RN exam.

Housing, Food, Transportation, Personal Expenses - The College does not have housing facilities.  Housing, food, transportation, and personal expenses are estimated to be approximately $18,000 per year for a self-supporting student in the New York City area.

Textbooks - Books may be purchased at bookstores such as Barnes and Noble (New York City). The cost of required textbooks for the entire program is approximately $2,100. 

Uniforms - No special uniform is required for clinical practice. White nurses’ attire is accepted.

Health Insurance - Students are strongly urged to maintain health and hospitalization insurance while enrolled in the College. 

Parking Fee - A daily reduced-rate parking fee is charged for the use of the parking garage at 119th Street (1481 Fifth Avenue). Car pools are strongly encouraged.

Payment of Tuition and Fees
Money orders, certified checks, and Visa or MasterCard will be accepted.Personal checks or cash will not be accepted. Make money orders or certified checks payable to: Helene Fuld College of Nursing and mail to BURSAR. Visa or MasterCard payments must be made in person. 

Quarterly payments are due on or before the first day of each quarter.Students who submit official notice of grants, awards, and loans will be credited. 

Late Payment Fee - An initial fee of $150.00 is charged for tuition and fees that have not been paid by the first day of the quarter. An additional late fee of 1.5% of outstanding tuition and fees (excluding the late fees) is added for every two (2) weeks that an account remains past due thereafter. These fees are non-refundable. Furthermore, unpaid accounts may be referred to a collection agency. 

The College reserves the right to withhold grades, transcripts, diplomas and other services (including registration) from students who have not met their financial obligations. In the event that an account is referred to a collection agency, the student will be responsible for payment of the unpaid balance as well as any costs associated with the collection of the delinquent account. All collection cases will be handled in accordance with state and federal laws. 

Payment Plans - The College offers a Tuition Installment Plan that allows students to make payments throughout each quarter (except for the Summer I quarter). In order to begin a payment plan, please visit the Bursar no later than the end of the first week of the quarter. A $150.00 fee is required to enroll in the installment plan. The first installment amount plus the $150.00 is due at the time the student signs the installment plan agreement. 

All balances must be paid in order to register for the following quarter and receive transcripts and a diploma. 

If late, the student must pay the installment amount plus a late penalty of $25.00 within five (5) business days of the due date. The student will be dropped from the installment plan after the 2nd late payment. Once the student has been dropped from the payment plan, they will incur the fees described in the Late Payment Fee policy. 

Defaulting on an installment plan may disqualify the student from participating in any future payment arrangements. 
 
Refunds
Students who withdraw from courses may be entitled to a refund. The official date of withdrawal determines the amount. 

Federal Refund Standards 

Refunds are computed for all students based on Federal (Title IV) Financial Aid regulations. Funds are returned according to the following schedule:
100% on or before the first day of classes.*
90% between the first day of classes and the end of the first week of classes.*
50% between the second week and the end of the third week of classes.*
25% between the fourth week and the end of the fifth week of classes.*
*Less $100 administrative fee 

If a student leaves during the refund period and has received Pell Grant and/or Federal Stafford Loan monies, the refund will first be applied to repaying the Federal Stafford Loan/PLUS Loan, the Federal Pell Grant Program, and then the TAP program. The student will receive the balance of the refund, if any is left. 

For further information regarding tuition refund policies, contact the Financial Aid Counselor.