Program Costs and Fees

Tuition: $15,000

Textbooks: $750 (approximate)

Application Fee, non-refundable: $75

  • $1875 non-refundable tuition payment required at time of acceptance, deducted from tuition. (even if student is planning to apply for financial aid)

Student Uniforms: $125 Female (approximate); $110 Male (approximate)

Personal Needs: $225 (approximate)

  • Discrete undergarments, stockings and/or socks, shoes, watch with second hand, stethoscope and personal classroom supplies


  • PA State Criminal Record Clearance
  • Federal (FBI) Criminal History Report through IdentoGo – EASTERN’s Service Code is 1KG6XN
  • Child Abuse History Clearance

Physical  Examination: $100 (estimate)

CPR Certification $100 (approximate)

  • Course for Health Care Provider or Professional Rescuer

Graduation Fees: $25 (approximate)

End of Program NCLEX-PN Licensing Exam: $270.00


Tuition Payment Information

Tuition is due on a designated date prior to the first day of class. Students who are “Self-Paying” and not taking out Direct Loans/Grants will follow the Tuition payments below:

  • Prior to 1st day of Class = $1,875.00 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT
  • Payment Period #1 = $3,475.00 plus $937 (Half of tuition deposit)
  • Payment Period #2 = $3,474.00 plus $938 (Half of tuition deposit)
  • Payment Period #3 = $3,088.00
  • Payment Period #4 = $3,088.00

All students who withdraw from the Practical Nursing Program at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology prior to completion will have refunds processed according to the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology Practical Nursing Program Tuition Refund Policy and/or the Federal Title IV Returns of Funds Policy (Title IV Funds) which may be found in the Financial Aid section of the Student Handbook.

“Eastern Center for Arts and Technology Practical Nursing Program receives support through the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 (Perkins IV). This act is designed to help all students develop their academic, career and technical skills to prepare for high skill, high wage and high demand occupations in current or emerging professions. The act places as increased focus on the academic achievement of career and technical education students, improves state and local accountability and strengthens the connections between secondary and post-secondary education through the development and implementation of Career and Technical Programs of Study”.