UC Clermont

Surgical Technology Program Costs

Surgical Technology students at UC Clermont can expect the following program-specific costs:

  • Books: can run up to $500 for the total program if you purchase new textbooks for all core surgical technology courses. (This does not include your general education courses.) *You can save some money if you buy used books or rent textbooks.
  • Background check and drug screen: $25-$65 (required by clinical site, some may require federal and state checks)
  • Needle stick insurance: Can run up to $35 per year (waived if the student carries UC Health insurance) 
  • Clinical mileage costs: Up to $800 (Travel to a clinical site may be a cost savings or add costs, depending on the location of your home and your assigned clinical site.)
  • Uniform cost: $35
  • Medical tests, vaccinations: $50-$300 (depending on health insurance coverage)
  • Certified Surgical Technology Examination fee—only in year two: $247