Cost-Financial Assistance

Cost-Financial Assistance

  • Tuition: $ 11,225.00 per year**
  • Application Exam Fee: $75.00 (non-refundable)
  • Deposit: $100.00 (non-refundable)
  • Books: Included in tuition 
  • Uniforms:  Included with the exception of a stethoscope and white nursing shoes
  • Capping Expense: Included in tuition
  • Graduation Expense: Included in tuition
  • Pre-Licensure NCLEX examination:  Included in tuition

**  The above expenses are estimates and are subject to change.**

Financial Aid:  Students in the program may be eligible for:

Pell Grant - 
ALL STUDENTS THAT DO NOT HAVE A U.S. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED ARE NO LONGER ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE PELL GRANT.  STUDENTS ARE ALSO ONLY ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE THE PELL GRANT FOR EIGHT SEMESTERS, THEREFORE STUDENTS ENTERING THE PROGRAM AND WISHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PELL PROGRAM, MUST MEET THIS CRITERIA.

Stafford Direct Student Loans (& Parent Plus Loans)

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE DIRECT LOAN AMOUNTS STUDENTS MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE FOR THE PRACTICAL NURSING PROGRAM:

DEPENDENT STUDENTS -

DIRECT SUBSIDIZED LOAN - $3,500 ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR AT A RATE OF 3.76% STARTING JULY 1, 2016
DIRECT UNSUBSIDIZED LOAN - $ 2,000 ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR AT A RATE OF 3.76% STARTING JULY 1, 2016.

INDEPENDENT STUDENTS -

DIRECT SUBSIDIZED LOAN - $3,500 ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR AT A RATE OF 3.76% STARTING JULY 1, 2016.
DIRECT UNSUBSIDIZED LOAN - $ 6,000 ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR AT A RATE OF 3.76% STARTING JULY 1, 2016.

PLUS LOANS -

DIRECT PLUS STUDENT LOANS (UNDERGRADUATES) - 6.31 % ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR, STARTING JULY 1, 2016.

The following organizations also offer scholarships and grants (please visit their sites for sch:
Dollars for Scholars
Clark Foundation Scholarship
Veterans Educational Benefits
VESID
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
Nursing Scholarship.us - General Nursing Scholarships

Upon acceptance to the PN program, the student will be able to apply for financial aid.   All students must apply for the Federal Pell Grant  and obtain their expected family contribution code (EFC).  The financial aid administrator will calculate what the student needs will be for the upcoming year based on the school's cost of attendance (this varies according to independent with children or married, independent only, dependent not living at home, or dependent living at home.

Please contact Terri Chichester at 607-431-2562 for additional information regarding the above scholarships and grants. 

For additional information about the ONC BOCES PN Program - Otsego Area School of Practical Nursing please visit the College Navigator link listed below:

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