Academics :: School of Health Professions


Estimated Cost

This is an estimated list of some expenses that should be anticipated, if accepted into the program.  The Radiography new student orientation is held in the summer to discuss and answer questions about these items.  Students are responsible for choosing the provider of their medical care and expenses vary accordingly.  Students are responsible for laundering of uniforms and their own transportation to facilities utilized for clinical experiences.  VWCC does not offer student housing.  The college does not guarantee job placement upon completion of the program.

Tuition is estimated in the table below based off the following criteria. For more accurate information please visit the tuition rates and fees.

(Tuition rates below are as of Fall 2014 and subject to change.)

Estimated In-State Tuition: $149.09 per credit hour
Estimated Out-Of-State Tuition: $343.69 per credit hour

ItemFirst YearSecond YearTotal
Tuition (In-state) $5,516.33 $5,218.15 $10,734.48
Books (Radiography only) 450.00 200.00 650.00
Uniforms/Shoes 275.00 150.00 425.00
Medical Exam/CBC/Hepatitis B
Tuberculin Skin Test (or chest x-ray)
330.00 20.00 350.00
Background check/drug screening
Healthcare Provider CPR
226.00   226.00
Program Fees
(Includes film badge fee each semester)
223.00 173.00 396.00
TOTAL $7,020.33 $5,761.15 $12,781.48

Actual tuition is on a semester by semester basis according to credit hours enrolled in.  The total estimated tuition is based on the 72 credit curriculum.  It does not include any costs for prerequisite courses (Algebra I, Algebra II, and sciences/lab) or other developmental classes identified by placement test as they vary by student and cannot be determined until application is made.  The VWCC Radiography program is a restricted admission program.

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