Tuition - COPE Health Scholars

Tuition and Application Fees

Track Application
Fee
Tuition
Entry-Level $21, including $1 handling fee $395*
Advanced-Level $495*

*One-time tuition fee applies to single enrollment for specified Nurse Scholar track. The tuition for the Fall 2022 cohort is reflected above.

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Enrollment Fees Breakdown

  • Application Fee
    The application fee covers the cost of processing the application.
  • Tuition
    Tuition includes training, a certificate of completion in Pre-Licensed Nurse Training and Patient Experience from the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), course materials, one scrub top and clearance costs. This is a one-time payment that covers the entire duration of the program.
  • Refunds
    Application and Program Fees are non-refundable. Please see our Tuition & Fees Refund Policies for more information.

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Other Program Costs

  • Immunizations, TB Screening & Titers
    All Scholars will need to have current immunizations and recent TB screenings during the clearance process. You may also be asked to get titers, which are blood tests that check for immunity to certain diseases. Requirements vary by site and will be discussed further during interviews. Immunizations are generally covered by health insurance or may be obtained from a school health center or low-cost community clinics. You may need to obtain the titers at your own expense.
  • CPR Certification
    Nurse Scholars are required to carry current CPR certification at the level of Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers through the American Heart Association. CPR certification is not included in tuition. COPE Health Scholars partners with several local CPR trainers to provide applicants exclusive discounts.
  • COPE Connect Membership
    COPE Connect, the COPE Health Scholars alumni network, establishes lifelong engagement with our alumni through an online and in-person community of health care professionals and pre-professionals joined by a commitment to professional development and a culture of lifelong learning.  

    COPE Connect is a valuable resource for the wide range of COPE Health Scholar alumni looking to connect, continue the journey of lifelong learning, access new career opportunities and grow professionally. Your program fee includes a one-year membership to COPE Connect. Membership automatically renews annually at the rate of $30 per year; however, when payment for the program fee is submitted, an opt-out is available. COPE Connect offers members-only discounts, networking events, workshops and more. 

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Tuition Assistance

A limited amount of tuition assistance is available to assist with a portion of the cost. Tuition assistance applications can be provided during interviews. We also accept scholarships from outside organizations.

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