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- Sep 13, '11 by ts41Hey, I'm the new kid on the block. Can someone tell me where do I go to read my replies please
- Sep 13, '11 by ts41I was not told of an enrollment fee. If you don't have the money, can you set up a payment plan?
- Sep 13, '11 by LunahRNEC does have payment plans. Check out their site (http://www.excelsior.edu/payment-plans) for more information. Which replies are you trying to read? You can navigate backwards through this current threaded discussion with the page links (1, 2, 3, etc.) above and below current posts.
- Sep 15, '11 by ts41hey guys,
I'm also starting the program hopefully this week. I found out today that there's also a tuition fee of 375.00 which does not include the enrollment fee. And once we get into the nursing courses, each credit for a course is 355.00 each. So if I take essentials of nursing and it is a 3 credit hour course, that is 355x3 which is 1065.00 for that course and that does not include the test cost. I have heard that the program is good, but that's a lot of money.
- Sep 15, '11 by LunahRNQuote from ts41That is incorrect ... the exam costs are NOT the same as the course costs. A lot of people make the same mistake when they first look at EC's program. The test-out exams, which is what you'll take for the ASN program, are a flat fee, and are not calculated per credit.And once we get into the nursing courses, each credit for a course is 355.00 each. So if I take essentials of nursing and it is a 3 credit hour course, that is 355x3 which is 1065.00 for that course and that does not include the test cost. I have heard that the program is good, but that's a lot of money.
If you go to the EC publications page, you'll see a link for "Fees, Financial Information and Forms." There is a document called something like "How Much Will Your EC ADN Cost?" Download that -- it'll spell it out for you.
- Sep 15, '11 by lfdfiremedicYou were misinformed. Each test is 275. That is the fee you pay to test out as a distance learner. It is not times 3. The practice exams are 75. There is an enrollment fee around 900, but that can be broken up into payments.
- Sep 16, '11 by ts41Thanks so much for clearing that up for me. I feel more comfortable going along with the program now.
- Sep 16, '11 by ts41Thanks alot guys. Itis very helpful to be able to talk to other students that are already in the program.
- Sep 16, '11 by royalboys43I passed transitions last week with a B. Study Guide 101 was right on point. Practice test where awesome a few questions where on the test. I also studied TCN but not much got discourged with all the info. Now on to NC1..
- Sep 27, '11 by ts41did you go through Rue first, then transition over to Excelsior?