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Shipping Rates

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AACN members can enjoy free shipping on store purchases of $75 or more. We hope you take advantage of this membership appreciation, which applies to shipped products with a total purchase price (before tax) of $75 or more, domestic orders only. You don’t need a promo code; free shipping will be applied automatically at checkout.

Registration fees for conferences, other educational offerings, membership and certification exams do not count toward the total cost of shipped products


Shipping Options and Charges as of January 2024: Determined by the total weight and shipping zone of an order. Shipping options and charges are displayed at time of checkout. Rates are subject to change at the discretion of the shipping carrier and/or AACN without notice.

Shipping Zones: Domestic only.

Zone State
2,3 CA
4 AZ, NV, UT
5 CO, ID, MT, NM, OR, WA, WY
6 KS, MO, NE, ND, OK, SD, TX
7 AR, IL, IA, KY, LA, MN, MS, WI
8 AL, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, IN, ME, MA, MD, MI, NH, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, VT, VA, WV
9 HI
17 AK

USPS Ground Advantage, tracking (2-10 business days): Formerly known as First-Class Package Service (and at that time applying only to packages weighing up to 13 ounces), USPS Ground Advantage can be used to ship heavier orders as well, and can be delivered to any U.S. ZIP code, including those in AK/HI/APO/FPO/GU/PR.

Shipping and handling fees of $7.95 for orders weighing up to but no more than one pound, and $9.95 for orders weighing more than one but no more than two pounds, apply.

In certain instances, and at AACN's discretion, the actual shipping option used may change from Ground Advantage to Priority Mail, or be upgraded to FedEx.


USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate with tracking (1-3 business days): Delivered to any U.S. ZIP code, including AK/HI/APO/FPO/GU/PR. A shipping and handling fee of $11.95 is charged for orders weighing 15 lb. or less.


FedEx Ground (3-7 business days): Delivered to commercial/business addresses. (Deliveries to residential addresses are subject to FedEx Grounds approximately $5.55 Home Delivery surcharge.) FedEx is unable to ship to a P.O. Box. Please see chart below for estimated pricing.


Weight 0-5 5.01-10 10.01-15 15.1-20 20.1-25
Zones: 2-5 $15.33 $16.83 $17.99 $19.68 $23.16
25.01-30 30.01-35 35.01-40 40.1-45 45.01-50
$26.77 $30.43 $33.61 $36.92 $39.18
0-5 5.01-10 10.01-15 15.01-20 20.01-25
Zones: 6-8 $18.25 $21.28 $28.18 $34.32 $40.85
25.01-30 30.01-35 35.01-40 40.01-45 45.01-50
$46.51 $52.65 $58.65 $66.98 $71.67

FedEx Standard Overnight (delivered by 5 p.m. to businesses and 8 p.m. to residential addresses): Please note: FedEx Standard Overnight is available in most but not all areas.

Weight 8oz. or less 8.01oz-2 2.01-5 5.01-10 10.1-15 15.1-20
Zones: 2-5
$47.05 $75.98 $97.11 $132.47 $173.86 $204.71
20.01-25 25.01-30 30.01-35 35.01-40 40.01-45 45.01-50
$233.93 $269.55 $300.47 $332.70 $369.44 $377.85
Weight 8oz. or less 8.01oz-2 2.01-5 5.01-10 10.1-15 15.1-20
Zones: 6-8
$56.49 $86.22 $120.87 $167.90 $224.50 $251.54
20.01-25 25.01-30 30.01-35 35.01-40 40.01-45 45.01-50
$292.25 $362.12 $372.26 $403.75 $446.97 $465.09

FedEx 2-Day (delivered by 5 p.m. to businesses and 8 p.m. to residential addresses): FedEx is unable to ship to a P.O. Box. Please see chart below for estimated pricing.

Weight 1 lbs. or less 1.01-5 5.01-10 10.01-15 15.01-20 20.1-25
Zones: 2-5 $25.90 $33.52 $49.34 $63.16 $76.21 $88.51
25.01-30 30.01-35 35.01-40 40.01-45 45.01-50
$102.58 $116.16 $129.62 $140.94 $153.73
Weight 1 lbs. or less 1.01-5 5.01-10 10.01-15 15.01-20 20.01-25
Zones: 6-8 $39.70 $68.65 $111.29 $147.44 $184.44 $220.07
25.01-30 30.01-35 35.01-40 40.01-45 45.01-50
$254.08 $285.07 $327.68 $363.55 $380.48

FedEx Ground to AK and HI (5-10 business days): FedEx is unable to ship to a P.O. Box. Please see chart below for estimated pricing.

Weight 1 lbs. or less 1.01-2 2.01-5 5.01-10 10.01-15 15.01-20
Zones: AK-17, HI-9 $38.56 $42.89 $55.48 $75.54 $93.29 $113.67
20.01-25 25.01-30 30.01-35 35.01-40 40.01-45 45.01-50
$131.54 $150.25 $161.29 $180.03 $196.85 $215.10

FedEx International Ground to Canada (7-10 business days): Allow 1-2 additional days for customs. FedEx is unable to ship to a P.O. Box. Please see chart below for estimated pricing.

Weight 1 lbs. or less 1.01-2 2.01-5 5.01-10 10.01-15 15.01-20
Zone: 54 $40.44 $42.54 $47.57 $54.96 $64.15 $74.28
20.01-25 25.01-30 30.01-35 35.01-40 40.01-45 45.01-50
$84.26 $95.12 $105.24 $115.74 $125.33 $134.95

FedEx International Economy: Ships to 215 countries and territories within 3 to 7 business days. Subject to customs clearance, delivery times may vary.

5 lbs. or less $189.00 / 5.01-10 lbs. $237.00 / 10.01 lbs. and over $292.00


Processing of Your Order (for products that are currently in stock): For mailed-in orders, allow 3 business days for processing. For online and/or phoned-in orders, these will ship the following business day.

Direct from the Publisher (Drop Ship): For large quantities of books ordered, products may qualify being shipped directly from the publisher. Orders will not be processed until payment is received. Items are shipped standard FedEx Ground and current FedEx shipping rates apply.

Backordered Items: Backordered items will ship separately as soon as they become available. Most items will become available within 7-to-14 business days, unless otherwise indicated i.e., preorders, new revisions, publisher reprints, etc.

*Business days are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. pacific time.