Tuition and Fees at the College

General Information for Programs and Courses

  • $85.00 Non-Refundable Administrative Processing Fee for all Programs and Courses - Non-Refundable.   **Special Thanksgiving offer: This week only, apply to any program or course and we will waive the application fee ($85 value)! **
  • $100.00 Non-Refundable Enrollment Processing Fee required for all Programs and Courses upon acceptance to reserve a seat.
  • In-state and Out-of-state Tuition, Fees, and Expenses are the same.
  • 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 & August 2015

JANUARY 2015

  • Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Program (January 2015) - Total Program cost is $22,095 for tuition and fees.  Includes the CCI Registry Exam fee. A total of 60 credit hours at $317 per credit hour.

    Estimated cost of uniforms:  $150
    Estimated cost of new books:  $723-989
    Enrollment processing fee of $100 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Study Program (January 2015) - Total Program cost is $20,177 for tuition and fees. Includes the ARDMS Registry Exam Fee.  A total of 56 credit hours at $317 per credit hour.

    Estimated cost of uniforms:  $150
    Estimated cost of new books:  $951-1,140
    Enrollment processing fee of $100 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.

AUGUST 2015

  • Adult Echocardiography Program (August 2015) - Total Program cost is $19,192 for tuition and fees.  Includes the ARDMS Registry Exam fee. A total of 51 credit hours at $317 per credit hour.

    Estimated cost of uniforms:  $150
    Estimated cost of new books:  $931-1,346
    Enrollment processing fee of $100 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology Program (August 2015) - Total Program cost is $20,476 for tuition and fees.  Includes the CCI Registry Exam fee. A total of 53 credit hours at $317 per credit hour.

    Estimated cost of uniforms:  $150
    Estimated cost of new books:  $900-1,502
    Enrollment processing fee of $100 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.
  • Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Program (August 2015) - Total Program cost is $21,427 for tuition and fees.  Includes the CCI Registry Exam fee. A total of 56 credit hours at $317 per credit hour.

    Estimated cost of uniforms:  $150
    Estimated cost of new books:  $723-989
    Enrollment processing fee of $100 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Study Program (August 2015) - Total Program cost is $18,875 for tuition and fees.  Includes the ARDMS Registry Exam fee. A total of 50 credit hours at $317 per credit hour.

    Estimated cost of uniforms:  $150
    Estimated cost of new books:  $951-1,140
    Enrollment processing fee of $100 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.

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.

(Please note:  the Echocardiography and Electrophysiology programs will not run in January 2015.)

Nursing Programs / Spring 2015

  • BSN Program - Total Program Cost is $26,525 for tuition and fees of 71 credits at $317 per credit hour.  LPN students may have a decreased rate pending advanced placement.

    NCLEX fees of $330 are not included in the tuition and fees.
    BSN Program - New books are projected at $2,175.
    Uniform costs are approximately $200.
    Enrollment processing fee of $100 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat. 
  • RN to BSN Program:
    SENTARA EMPLOYEES - 30 credits at $317 per credit hour.  Total cost depends on start date and full time/part time status.  
    NON-SENTARA EMPLOYEES - 30 credits at $486 per credit hour.  Total cost depends on start date and full time/part time status. 

    RN to BSN Program - New books are projected at $1,443.
    RN to BSN students are not required to purchase uniforms. 
    Enrollment processing fee of $100 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.

Surgical Technology Program / 2015

  • Surgical Technology Program - Total Program cost is $19,391 for tuition and fees. Includes registry exam fee. A total of 53 credit hours at $317 per credit hour.

    Uniform costs are approximately $150
    Estimated new book costs are $288-393
    Enrollment processing fee of $100 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.

Tuition and Fees – Courses 

Care Partner Course / 2014-2015

October 2014:
  • $1,500 tuition
  • Uniform costs are approximately $125.00.
  • Book costs are approximately $75.00.
  • Payment plans are available upon request.
  • Enrollment processing fee of $50.00 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.

Beginning January 2015:

  • $1,575 tuition
  • Uniform costs are approximately $125.00.
  • Book costs are approximately $75.00.
  • Payment plans are available upon request.
  • Enrollment processing fee of $100.00 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.


Monitor Surveillance Course / 2015

  • $1,650 tuition.  Tuition includes the CRAT exam.
  • Book costs are approximately $100.00.
  • Payment plans are available upon request.
  • Enrollment processing fee of $100.00 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.

Central Sterile Supply Technician Course / 2015

  • $2,120 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. 
  • Enrollment processing fee of $100.00 is required upon acceptance to reserve a seat.