Expenses in the ADN Program

Students should anticipate expenses for the following: tuition, fees, uniforms, books, travel, licensure exams, and graduation.

Approximate Costs:  $11,237

Prerequisite courses $1,050
Level I ADN $1,520
Level II ADN $1,350
Level III ADN $1,700
Level IV ADN $1,350
Total $6,970
Optional courses for LVN $550
LVN bridging course $510

Related expenses:

Uniform and accessories $200
Required nursing book bundle $1,437 
Non-nursing textbooks $1,200
Licensure fees and photos $370
Total $3,207

Expenses before the first day of class:

These costs are already included in the expenses above, but this is an itemized list of up-front costs.

Background check and fingerprints $50
Drug screen $45
Uniforms $200
Stethoscope $87 
Immunizations Varies McLennan County Health Department is likely more affordable.

Shoes $50-100
Basic calculator $10 or less
Required book bundle (book bundle covers entire program)$1,437
Pen Light w/pupil gauge                                                               Your choice
Blood Pressure cuff - Adult large                                                  Your choice
Watch to count seconds                                                               Your choice

Approximate Total $1,929

Financial Aid

A variety of financial aid is available to assist MCC students, including scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study opportunities. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 254-299-8698 for more information. Local hospitals and nursing homes may provide some scholarship assistance with stipulations regarding employment commitment for a required number of years after graduating. It is recommended that students explore all options before beginning nursing school.

Donors have generously given money to the MCC Foundation for ADN scholarships. To be eligible, you must be accepted into the ADN program. Scholarship applications are accepted between October and January of each year for the following fall and spring semesters.

Contact MCC's Financial Aid Office at 254-299-8698 for information about student loan repayment, counseling, monitoring and cooperation with lenders.