To register for the CNA program enrolling students must complete an admission application. Prior to admission, each application is evaluated by the Program Director to determine the student’s suitability for the course. Once accepted, students will then have the opportunity to complete tuition payment and confirm their enrollment in the program. All applicants must be 16 years of age or older. If you have completed high school, please ensure that you have proof of a high school completion certificate or current college transcripts. We request that applications and full tuition be received no less than 1 week prior to the start of class to secure a student’s seat in a session.
Nightingale School of Nursing Arts tuition includes:
- Reserved Seat in Course
- Nursing Assistant Textbook and Nurse Aid Handbook
- Skills Training and Clinical Fees
- Confirmed CNA candidate with DORA/PearsonVUE
- Combine your CPR certification along with your CNA training session for an additional $50.
To submit your form for the session of your choice, fill out admission application. Your completed admission form and tuition payment are required for completing the application process. Payment plans are accessible to choose from after completing your admission application.
Full tuition of $1000 for the program must be paid in full no less than 1 week prior to start the program. A deposit of $500 is needed to reserve a seat in a scheduled session. Deposits are applied to the total cost of the program and is non-refundable. Full tuition can also be paid to enter the program. Any and all payments made are non-refundable.
A $35 processing fee will be applied for each make-up day(s) made to; course days, clinical days, and testing days rescheduled. The processing fee(s) will need to be paid in full prior to receiving a certificate of completion. A maximum of one make up day is allowed.
Students must complete and pass: Tuberculin Test (negative).
Prior to completing onsite clinical experience, students will need to acquire personal scrubs, shoes, and gait belt. Scrubs: Purple top and black pants / Shoes: Closed-toe, rubber-soled shoes (prefer white or black shoes)
The Colorado Board of Nursing requires for every nurse aide student to complete 80 hours of program work of: attending all classes, complete all scheduled assignments, pass all the exams, and lastly attend all the scheduled clinical days.
Students who successfully complete and pass all program work/hours and conclude payment for tuition/incurred fees, will qualify to be registered as a candidate with DORA/PearsonVUE to complete their final exam.
Acceptable forms of tuition payment: credit cards, cash, check, and money order. Contact us directly to for payments made in cash, check, or money order.
For more information about our program see our FAQ page.