Tuition and Fees at the College

General Information for Programs and Courses

  • $85.00 Administrative Processing Fee for all Programs and Courses-Non-Refundable.
  • In-state and Out-of-state Tuition, Fees, and Expenses are the same.
  • Tuition and Fees include a non-refundable class deposit, and pre-entrance drug screening. 
  • Additional expenses such as uniforms/shoes, textbooks, supplies, parking, immunizations, BLS certification and hospital ID badge are the responsibility of the student. Detailed information on these expenses are distributed during registration.
  • Requires a computer and printer. High-speed Internet is recommended. Computer access is available on campus during normal operating hours. Students are recommended to have access from home. See College Catalog for hardware and software requirements.
  • Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Pay your tuition on-line.

Tuition, Fees, and Expenses – Programs

Financial aid is available for qualified students.

Cardiovascular Technology Programs / January 2014 & January 2015

  • Invasive Cardiovascular Technology and Cardiac Electrophysiology Program - Total Program cost is $20,085.00 for tuition and fees.  Includes the CCI Registry Exam fee. A total of 60 credit hours at $302.00 per credit hour.
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Study and Adult Echocardiography Programs - Total Program cost is $18,927.00 for tuition and fees. Includes the ARDMS Registry Exam Fee.  A total of 56 credit hours at $302.00 per credit hour.
  • Uniform costs are approximately $150.00
  • Estimated cost of new books:  Invasive $723-989; Echocardiography $931-1346; Vascular $951-1140; Electrophysiology $900-1502.
  • Class deposit of $100.00 is required upon acceptance and is applied to the cost of tuition.

Please note: Ultrasound Instrumentation courses at Tidewater Community College are required for students in the Echocardiography and Peripheral Vascular specialties of the Program. Tuition costs for those courses, for in-state and out-of-state residents are in addition to the costs indicated above.

Nursing Programs / Spring 2015

  • BSN Program - Total Program Cost is $25,385.00 for tuition and fees of 71 credits.  LPN students may have a decreased rate pending advanced placement.
  • RN to BSN Program - SENTARA EMPLOYEES -Total Program cost is $10,530.00 for tuition and fees. NON-SENTARA EMPLOYEES - $15,360.00 ($463 per credit hour). A total of 30 credits.  
  • Each program is $302.00 per credit hour.
  • Uniform costs are approximately $200.00 (RN-BSN students are not required to purchase uniforms).
  • BSN Proram - New books are projected at $2,175.01.
  • RN to BSN Program - New books are projected at $1,443.00.
  • Class deposit of $100.00 is required upon acceptance and is applied to the cost of tuition.
  • NCLEX fees of $330.00 are not included in the tuition and fees.

Surgical Technology Program / Spring 2015

  • Surgical Technology Program/Associate of Occupational Science - Total Program cost is $16,511.00 for tuition and fees. Includes registry exam fee. A total of 48 credit hours at $302.00 per credit hour.
  • Uniform costs are approximately $150.00
  • Estimated new book costs are $288.00-393.00
  • Class deposit of $100 is required upon acceptance and is applied to the cost of tuition.

Tuition and Fees – Courses 

Care Partner Course / 2014

  • $1,500 tuition
  • Uniform costs are approximately $125.00.
  • Book costs are approximately $75.00.
  • Payment plans are available upon request.
  • Class deposit of $50.00 is required upon acceptance and is applied to the cost of tuition.

Monitor Surveillance Course / 2014

  • $1,500.00 tuition.  Tuition includes the CRAT exam.
  • Book costs are approximately $100.00.
  • Payment plans are available upon request.
  • Class deposit of $50.00 is required upon acceptance and is applied to the cost of tuition.

Central Sterile Supply Technician Course / 2014

  • $2,020.00 tuition.  This includes the CRCST certification from IAHCSMM and organizational membership.
  • Uniform costs are approximately $125.00.
  • Book costs are approximately $178.25.
  • Payment plans are available upon request. 
  • Class deposit of $50.00 is required upon acceptance and is applied to the cost of tuition.