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Eye Care Assistant Program Costs

The following is a list of program fees for applicants accepted into the Eye Care Assistant program.

Note: These figures may change due to price increases.

Estimated Program Costs
Item Estimated Cost
Non-Refundable College of DuPage Application $20.00
In-District Tuition (35-39 credits)
  • 25 credits of Eye Care Assistant x $140/credit = $3,500.00
  • 10-14 credits of General Education courses x $140/credit = $1,400.00 – $1,960.00
$4,900.00 - $5,460.00
Course/Lab Fees (malpractice insurance included) $157.00
Books, Study Flashcards $500.00
Uniforms $30.00
COA Certification Exam $300.00
Criminal Background Check (see Health Requirement Packet for details) $52.00
Mandatory Drug Testing (see Health Requirement Packet for details $32.00
Medical Document Manager (see Health Requirement Packet for details $17.50
Health Requirements (see Health Requirement Packet for details Varies
 Estimated Total $6,008.50 - $6,568.50 + Health Requirements



Program Contact Information

Please visit the Program Contacts page for detailed information.