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PTAP Accreditation Fees

Application Fees (Effective January 2017 through September 2019)

Fee Structure for New and Re-Accrediting Applicants

  APPLICATION FEE ANNUAL FEE
All applicant programs $4,500 $3,000
Two or more programs applying from the same organization Contact PTAP Office  

*Annual fees will be billed in either February or August depending on your application cycle. Fees are shown in US dollars. ANCC reserves the right to adjust fees as needed without notice.

 

  • If applicants are ineligible, the application fee is refundable less an administrative fee.
  • Fees are shown in US dollars and may be adjusted at times. ANCC will provide 6 months' notice of any fee changes.
  • Successful applicants are accredited for three years. 
  • Initial and Re-Accrediting applicants are invoiced accreditation fees upon receipt of the application. Payment is due within 30 calendar days.

 

Magnet®,Pathway to Excellence®-Designated, and ANCC Primary Accreditation Accredited Provider Organizations

Programs with Magnet®, Pathway to Excellence® or ANCC Primary Accreditation Accredited Provider $1,500 will be waived from the total application fee until the December 2019 cycle.

 

As of January 1, 2020, all accredited programs will be charged a $3100 annual fee. All 2020 annual fee invoices (February or August) will reflect this new fee.

 

Effective October 1 2019, the ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP)™ will be implementing a tiered fee structure for any new applicant or reaccrediting program. All new applicant and reaccrediting programs in the 2020 cycles will be charged based on the number of sites in the program (see below). 

 

Effective October 1, 2019, any organization seeking accreditation or reaccreditation with an affiliation to an ANCC organization credential such as, Magnet Recognition Program®, Pathway to Excellence or Primary Accreditation as an ANCC Accredited Provider, will receive a $500 discount on the application fee (see chart below).

2020 Fee Structure

 

2020 Fees

System Category

Application Fee/Annual Fee (year 1) – due at time of application

Annual Fee (year 2 and 3)

Total 3-year investment

Small Program (1-5 sites)

 $ 4,500.00

 $ 3,100.00

 $ 10,700.00

Small Program (1-5 sites) ANCC Affiliation (Magnet, Pathway or ANCC Accredited Provider)

 $ 4,000.00

 $ 3,100.00

 $ 10,200.00

Medium Program (6-10 sites)

 $ 4,500.00

 $ 3,100.00

 $ 10,700.00

Medium Program (6-10 sites) ANCC Affiliation (Magnet, Pathway or ANCC Accredited Provider)

 $ 4,000.00

 $ 3,100.00

 $ 10,200.00

Large Program (11-15 sites)

 $ 5,500.00

 $ 3,100.00

 $ 11,700.00

Large Program (11-15 sites) ANCC Affiliation (Magnet, Pathway or ANCC Accredited Provider)

 $ 5,000.00

 $ 3,100.00

 $ 11,200.00

Mega Program 16+ sites

 $ 6,500.00

 $ 3,100.00

 $ 12,700.00

Mega Program 16+ sites ANCC Affiliation (Magnet, Pathway, or ANCC Accredited Provider)

 $ 6,000.00

 $ 3,100.00

 $ 12,200.00


Initial and Re-Accrediting applicants are invoiced accreditation fees upon receipt of the application. Payment is due within 30 calendar days.

 

Additional Fees

Survey Translation Fee  Contact ANCC Office 
Appeal Process Fee $500
Reinstatement Fee $1,000
Applicant Found to be Ineligible $1,000 (remainder of application fee will be returned to applicant)
Late Submission Fee – Within 30 days of self-study due date $1,000 (in addition to application fee)
Deferral Fee $1500 (in addition to application fee)
Withdrawal Fee: 61-120 days prior to self-study due date $1,000 (remainder of application fee will be returned to applicant)
Withdrawal Fee: 0-60 days prior to self-study due date $2,000 (remainder of application fee will be returned to applicant)
Withdrawal Fee After Self-Study Due Date/Submission OR Failure to Submit Self-Study after 30 Days Forfeit full application fee
Second Progress Report Due for Failure to Correct Deficiencies in First Report $500
Third Progress Report Due for Failure to Correct Deficiencies in Second Report $1,000

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