PN Costs

Costs and Requirements

Paying for college is a challenge for most students. Please see our Pay for College page for information on resources to help you. This site includes information about financial aid, scholarships, and payment plan options.


Approximately $6,886.40 (not including supplies listed below). For more information, please see Green River College tuition rates.


Required Nursing text books vary in price. The total cost can run you anywhere from $600 to $1,000.


After acceptance into the program, you will receive printed materials on how to order your uniform. You will need them the first week of fall quarter. The total price of uniforms is approximately $170-$200.

Nursing SuppliesApprox. Cost

Scrubs will need (2) sets of tops & bottoms




Top: $22.99

Bottom: $19.99 

SON Nursing Name Pin  $7.99
Stethoscope & Blood Presure Cuff  $43.99 
Vinyl Gait Belt  $24.99 
Watch With Second Hand  TBD 
White Leather Shoes  $40-50 
Total $170, plus tax and cost of watch 


Students are required to provide compliance with all immunization requirements of the program. Students are responsible for all costs associated with immunizations. For more information, view Sample PN Passport.


You will be required to purchase student professional liability insurance for approximately $20 a year.

Students are encouraged to acquire comprehensive health and accident insurance that will provide continuous coverage during his or her participation in the education program.

Other costs and requirements

  • Students will need a smart phone for the year cost $200 and Unbound Medicine app: $176
  • Background Check: Cleared certified background check by $74.95 (Paid by student)
  • Immunizations: $35 (subject to change)
  • Drug Screen required during winter/spring quarter: $30-$40
  • Liability insurance: $20.50 paid at the Cashier’s office
  • Lab Fees: Approximately $1,050
  • State Board Fees (Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (NCQAC) and NCLEX): $250-$300

Degrees & Certificates


LPN Advising

Applications and Admissions

LPN Applications will open May 24 and close June 24, 2019

Potential Funding Opportunities

Current Students

Contact & Location

  • Email for general inquiries
  • Call for appointment: 253-833-9111, ext. 2641
  • Health Occupation Admissions
    Career & Advising Center
    Student Affairs & Success Building, 104

Faculty Listing


The Green River College Practical Nursing program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20037. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.

The Green River College Practical Nursing program is fully accredited by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

Contact & Location