Respiratory Therapy Program Costs

All costs listed are estimates and subject to change. Tuition is set by the State Board of Community Colleges and the North Carolina General Assembly and subject to change without notice.

Tuition*$5,472 In-State; $19,296 Out-of-State
Lab Kit$66.99 RCP 110
Lab Fees$3.75 per lab hour; total $120
Student Activity Fee$26 per semester; $20 in summer
Technology Fee$32 per semester
Access Fee$15 per semester; $10 in summer
Accident Insurance$1 per semester
Malpractice Insurance$16 RCP 110 & RCP 210
TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills)$87
BLS Certification$80 class; $21.35 book; $13.30 facemask
Medical Exam & Immunizations**Varies
Criminal Background Check & Drug Screen$125.75
Clinical Onboarding Subscription$34.99 per year
Clinical Uniforms & Supplies$335
NBRC Self-Assessment Exam$110
Graduation Fee$40
NBRC RRT Credentialing Exam$390
NBRC RRT Credentialing Exam$390
NCRCB RCP License Fee$213

*Tuition calculated using the tuition rate for 72 credit hours and following an ideal semester-by-semester plan for completing the general education and respiratory therapy course requirements.

**Costs for the medical exam and immunizations will vary based on the specific needs of each student, selected medical provider, and health insurance coverage.