Paramedic Program Cost Estimate


Tuition Fees

Item Per Semester Total Cost

Semester 1 – PM V01    

Semester 2 – PM V02     

Currently $46 / unit (CA resident rate)   

18.5 units

18.5 units

37 units




Student Health fee

$21 / semester x2


Student Center Fee

$1 / unit. Not to exceed $10 max per academic year


Student Representation Fee (optional)

$2 / semester x2


Student Activities Fee (optional)

$7 / semester x2


Parking Permit (optional)

$58 / semester x2


Total Enrollment Fees


Additional Costs

Item Approximate Costs


Approx. $425


Approx. $400

Platinum Education Planner

Approx. $189

American Heart Association Books and Card Fee

Approx. $150

Criminal Background and Drug Clearance


Health Screening (dependent upon each student’s health insurance)

Approx. $200

CastleBranch (Immunization Tracker)


Certification and Testing Fees

      National Registry - written exam

      National Registry - skills exam


Approx. $160

Approx. $350

CA State Licensure Costs / CA EMS Authority

      Initial In-State Paramedic License Application

      Live Scan for Paramedic License   



$10 - $45

Total Additional Costs


Total Approximate Program Costs


Every effort has been made to provide you with the current fees/costs but please be advised that these may change at any given time.

Financial Aid is available to qualifying students. 

The health screening (physical examination, lab tests, and immunizations) may be completed by a preferred health care provider. The Ventura College Student Health Center may be able to offer services at a reduced cost.