PTAP Accreditation Fees
2021 Fee Structure
|Small Program (1-5 sites)||$4,500|
|Medium Program (6-10 sites)||$4,500|
|Large Program (11-15 sites)||$5,500|
|Mega Program (16+ sites)||$6,500|
*Additional Fees that might be incurred are outlined in the table below.
Fees are subject to change without notice. All fees are due within 30 days of receiving the invoice. ANCC Affiliated Programs (Magnet, Pathway or ANCC Accredited Provider) get $500 off their initial application fee (Ex. Application Fee for ANCC Affiliated Large Program is $5,000)
Annual Fee for all Programs is $3,100.
PTAP Accredited programs will be invoiced annually based on their cycles. Programs that applied for PTAP accreditation in the May and August cycles are invoiced in February, while November and February cycles are invoiced in August.
Please note that the application fee will be invoiced within two weeks of your program submitting the PTAP application.
Fee Schedule - Based on a 4-year accreditation cycle.
|February Cycle||May Cycle||August Cycle||November Cycle|
|Application Fee/Year 1||October||January||April||July|
|Annual Fee/Year 2||August||February||February||August|
|Annual Fee/Year 3||August||February||February||August|
|Annual Fee/Year 4||August||February||February||August|
All programs that have not paid OR have not made arrangements to pay their annual fee within 30 days of the due date will not be considered in good standing and will have their accreditation status suspended.
Under these conditions, the accredited program will be removed from the ANCC Directory of Accredited Programs. Only accredited programs in good standing will be listed in the ANCC Directory of Accredited Programs.
Programs that have had their accredited status suspended for failure to pay their annual and late fees may apply for reinstatement. Their request for reinstatement must be accompanied by the annual fee, late fee, and reinstatement fee.
Sample Payment Schedule, November 2020 Cycle
- Submit application on July 6, 2020.
- Applicaiton Fee invoice will be sent after application submission and will be due within 30 days of receipt.
- Year 2 annual fee invoice will be sent and received in August 2021.
- Year 3 annual fee invoice will be sent and received in August 2022.
- Year 4 annual fee invoice will be sent and received in August 2023.
- Application for reaccreditation will be in November 2024 cycle with application in July 2024.
|Survey translation fee||Contact ANCC PTAP Office|
|Appeal process fee||$500|
|Applicant Found to be Ineligible||$1,000 (remainder of application fee will be returned to applicant)|
Self-study late submission fee(Request to submit self-study up to 7 day after original due date)
(Request for extension to later review cycle between 0-120 days prior to self-study due date. The request cannot exceed two review cycles)
|$2000 (in addition to application fee)|
|Withdrawal fee: 0 - 60 days prior to self-study date||$2,000 (remainder of application fee will be returned to applicant)|
|Withdrawal fee: 61-120 days prior to self-study date||$1000 (remainder of applicant fee will be returned to applicant)|
|Withdrawal fee after self-study due date
Forfeit of full application fee
|Progress Report Late Fee (Late fee incurred for any progress report submitted after due date)||$500|
|Progress reports due to failure to correct deficiencies||$500-$1000 per report|
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