LPN Program Expenses

The below costs are based on projected costs for tuition, fees, books and supplies. All costs are subject to change with each semester. Please note that these totals do not reflect travel or living expenses.

Tuition costs for fall 2022, spring 2023, summer 2023

Description Rate
All District 526 residents under age 65 standard in-district tuition rate $137 per credit hour
Out-of-district residents within Illinois without chargeback authorization $274 per credit hour
PCN sections – variable tuition rate (applied per credit hour in addition to standard tuition rates above) $137 per credit hour
Activity fee $2 per credit hour
Classroom support/technology fee $10.50 per credit hour
Infrastructure fee $3.50 per credit hour
Total fees: $16 per credit hour

Please note that there are additional fees associated with online courses.

Estimated costs

District 526 Resident

Nursing courses

  • Tuition: 22 credit hours x $274 = $6,028
  • Fees: 22 credit hours x $16 = $352

General education courses

  • Tuition: 14 credit hours x $137 = $ 1,918
  • Fees: 14 credit hours x $16 = $224

Total tuition and fees: $8,522
 

Out-of-district residents within Illinois without chargeback

Nursing courses

  • Tuition: 22 credit hours x $411 = $9,042
  • Fees: 22 credit hours x $16 = $352

General education courses

  • Tuition: 14 credit hours x $274 =  $3,836
    Fees: 14 credit hours x $16 = $224.00

Total tuition and fees: $13,454

Other program expenses (estimated)

  • Textbooks: $500
  • Uniforms: $100
  • Stethoscope (if purchased from LLCC Bookstore): $100
  • Penlight with pupil gauge (if purchased from LLCC Bookstore): $3.50
  • Watch with second hand: $15
  • Physical examination and immunization: Varies
  • Physical examination/immunization tracking subscription: $25
  • Drug screen: $32
  • Background check: $29
  • Fingerprinting: $50
  • NCLEX exam: $200
  • Illinois license application fee: $107
  • Copy of Illinois license: $50