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ANCC PTAP Investment Fees

 

2022 Cycles

Investment Structure

Initial Investment

Program Size

Application Fee*

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

ANCC Affiliated Programs (Magnet, Pathway or ANCC Accredited Provider) receive $500 off their initial investment.

Please note that the application investment fee will be invoiced within two weeks of your program submitting the PTAP application. 

  • *Investment fees are subject to change without notice. 
  • Additional fees that might be incurred are outlined in the table below.
  • All investment fees are due within 30 days of receiving the invoice. 

Annual Investment/Invoicing

Annual investment 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.

  • All programs that have not paid OR have not made arrangements to pay their annual investment 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 investment fees may apply for reinstatement.  Their request for reinstatement must be accompanied by the annual fee, late fee, and reinstatement fee.

Additional Fees

Survey translation fee

Contact ANCC PTAP Office 

Appeal process fee (non-refundable)

$3,000

Reinstatement fee (non-refundable)

$2,000

Applicant Found to be Ineligible

$1,000 (remainder of application fee will be returned to applicant)

Self-study late submission fee (non-refundable)

(Request to submit self-study up to 7 days after original due date)

$1,500

Deferral Fee 0-30 days prior to self-study date (non-refundable)

(Request to defer to a later review cycle between 0-30 days prior to self-study due date. The request cannot exceed two review cycles. Only one deferral per application is allowed.)

$3000 (in addition to application investment fee)

Deferral Fee 31-120 days prior to self-study date (non-refundable)

(Request to defer to a later review cycle between 31-120 days prior to self-study due date. The request cannot exceed two review cycles. Only one deferral per application is allowed.)

$2,000 (in addition to application investment fee)

Withdrawal fee:  0 - 30 days prior to self-study date

$3,000 (remainder of application investment fee will be returned to applicant)

Withdrawal fee:  31-120 days prior to self-study date

$2,500 (remainder of applicant investment fee will be returned to applicant)

Withdrawal fee after self-study due date

Forfeit of full application investment fee

Progress Report Late Fee (non-refundable)

(Late fee incurred for any progress report submitted after due date)

$500

Progress reports due to failure to correct deficiencies (non-refundable)

$500-$1000 per report

 

2023 Cycle

Investment Structure 

Application Investment

Program Size

Application Fee*

Small Program (1-5 sites)

$4,600

Medium Program (6-10 sites)

$4,700

Large Program (11-15 sites)

$5,800

Mega Program (16+ sites)

$6,800

 

ANCC Affiliated Programs Investment Fee

Magnet, Pathway to Excellence, ANCC Accredited Provider, or Joint Accreditation organizations will receive $350 off their initial investment fee.

Program Size

Application Fee*

Small Program (1-5 sites)

$4,250

Medium Program (6-10 sites)

$4,350

Large Program (11-15 sites)

$5,450

Mega Program (16+ sites)

$6,450

 

Please note that the application investment fee will be invoiced within two weeks of your program submitting the PTAP application. 

  • *Fees are subject to change without notice. 
  • Additional Fees that might be incurred are outlined in the table below.
  • All fees are due within 30 days of receiving the invoice. 

Annual Investment Fee/Invoicing

Program Size

Application Fee*

Small Program (1-5 sites)

$3,200

Medium Program (6-10 sites)

$3,300

Large Program (11-15 sites)

$3,400

Mega Program (16+ sites)

$3,500

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.

  • All programs that have not paid OR have not made arrangements to pay their annual investment 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 Investment Schedule, February 2023 Cycle

Medium sized program with no ANCC affiliation (investment fee subject to changes)

Process Step

Investment Date

Cost

Submit Application and Initial Investment Fee year 1

October 2022

$4700

Annual Investment Fee year 2

August 2023

$3300*

Annual Investment Fee year 3

August 2024

$3300*

Annual Investment Fee year 4

August 2025

$3300*

Reaccreditation – Submit Application and Initial Investment Fee year 1

October 2026

TBD*

Total investment for 4-year accredited program:

$14,600

 

2023 Additional Fees

Survey translation fee

Contact ANCC PTAP Office 

Appeal process fee

$3,000

Reinstatement fee

$2,000

Applicant Found to be Ineligible

$1,000 (remainder of application investment fee will be returned to applicant)

Self-study late submission fee 

(Request to submit self-study up to 7 days after original due date)

$1,500

Deferral Fee 0-30 days prior to self-study date

(Request to defer to a later review cycle between 0-30 days prior to self-study due date. The request cannot exceed two review cycles. Only one deferral per application is allowed.)

$3000 (in addition to application investment fee)

Deferral Fee 31-120 days prior to self-study date

(Request to defer to a later review cycle between 31-120 days prior to self-study due date. The request cannot exceed two review cycles. Only one deferral per application is allowed.)

$2,500 (in addition to application investment fee)

Withdrawal fee:  0 - 30 days prior to self-study date

$3,200 (remainder of application investment fee will be returned to applicant)

Withdrawal fee:  31-120 days prior to self-study date

$2,700 (remainder of applicant investment fee will be returned to applicant)

Withdrawal fee after self-study due date

Forfeit of full application investment 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 

$1000 per report

 

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