PTAP Accreditation Fees
Initial and Re-Accrediting applicants are invoiced accreditation fees upon receipt of the application. Payment is due within 30 calendar days.
Make check payable and mail to:
PO Box 505004
St. Louis MO 63150-5004
(Note: Do not send applications to this address. View application process.)
- 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. Please see below for the fee structure effective January 2017.
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 either in February or June depending on your application cycle. Fees are shown in US dollars. ANCC reserves the right to adjust fees as needed, and will provide six months’ notice of any fee changes.
Magnet®- and Pathway to Excellence®-Designated Organizations
For programs from Magnet®- and Pathway to Excellence®-designated organizations, $1,500 will be waived from the total application fee.
|Appeal Process Fee||$500|
|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||$500 (in addition to application fee)
$1,000 (as of November 1, 2018 in addition to application fee)
|Deferral Fee||$1,000 (in addition to application fee)
$1500 (as of November 1, 2018 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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