Tuition & Fees

For the LPN class that begins on April 1, 2024, tuition and fees for the program total $19,500 payable as follows:

 cspn-fees   Tuition

Cost of the Program Cost
First Tuition Payment

  • Due by 2:00 PM March 8, 2024


Last Tuition Payment

  • Due by 2:00 PM September 22, 2024, after successful completion of the first half of the program.
Tuition and Fees Total: $19,500

* At no time will CSPN charge additional tuition and fees for distance education.


CSPN-books    Books, Uniforms, Background Checks & Drug Screening


Books (estimate, if purchased new):

  • Books can be purchased from any source the student wishes and can be new or used. This is an estimate for the required books. Estimates do not include sales tax and/or shipping.
  • Clinical uniforms (estimate, depending on the student’s selection): This estimate is for two dress uniforms and an accessory pack. Estimates do not include sales tax and/or shipping.



Background check according to the following guidelines:

  • If you have lived continuously in Ohio for the past 5 years, you will need to undergo a BCI background check.
    – If you have lived outside of Ohio for any part of the past 5 years, you will need to undergo both a BCI and FBI check ($80).

    • Drug screening. Note: this fee is payable directly to Integrity Verification.





Books, Uniforms, Background Checks and Drug Screening Total: $0


 CSPN-otherfees   Other Fees

  • Health insurance: Because some clinical facilities require health insurance, CSPN students are required to have health insurance.
  • Parking: You may have to pay a fee to park at some of the clinical facilities.
  • Late payment fee: There is a $25 charge for late payments.
  • Returned checks: There is a $35 service charge for checks returned unpaid for any reason.
  • At no time will CSPN charge additional fees for distance education.


    License and Registration

Licensure exam: NCLEX $200
Registration with the OBN (Ohio Board of Nursing) $75
Post-graduation Fee Total: $275


 cspn-notes   Notes

  • There are no graduation fees.
  • There are no lab fees.
  • Parking at the school is FREE!
  • We are approved for the training of veterans.
  • For a copy of the Return to Title IV Policy, click here.
  • For a copy of the Satisfactory Academic Policy (SAP), click here.
  • View our Refund/Tuition Policy.
  • For information about campus security and the School’s adherence to the Clery Act, view the annual security report.
  • We accept American Express, Mastercard, Visa, and Discover credit cards for all tuition and fee payments. 


Need help paying for school?

Will you need help paying for school? You may be able to find scholarships online. We also offer financial aid.

If you have questions about tuition, stop by the office, send us an email, or give us a call.

You can view our Diversity and Pell Grant statistics by clicking the appropriate link.