Nursing students working with each other

Nursing Program Costs

The following is a list of program fees for applicants accepted into the Nursing Associate in Applied Science program.

Note: These figures may change due to price increases.

Estimated Program Costs
Item Estimated Cost
Non-Refundable College of DuPage Application $20.00
Non-Refundable Health Career Application Fee $50.00
HESI-A2 Admission Exam $60.00
In-District Tuition (75 credits) (variable tuition applies to Nursing classes)
  • 40 credits of Nursing (NURSI) courses x $250/credit = $10,000.00
  • 35 credits of General Education courses x $140/credit  = $4,900.00
Uniform (approximate cost for 2 uniforms and 1 jacket) $110.00
Books (approximate cost; E-Books plus print)
**Also available as e-book only for $1,311.00
Course Fees (for Nursing courses only) $1,109.00
Malpractice Insurance Fee $104.00
Licensure Application Costs (IDFPR) $298.00
Technology for E-Books (i.e. laptop, e-reader, etc.) $500.00
Fingerprinting for NCLEX (approximately) $50.00
Criminal Background Check ($52.00 per year) (see Health Requirement Packet for details) $104.00
Mandatory Drug Testing ($32.00 per year) (see Health Requirement Packet for details) $64.00
Medical Document Manager (see Health Requirement Packet for details $17.50
Health Requirements (see Health Requirement Packet for details Varies
 Estimated Total $19,314.75 + Health Requirements

Program Contacts

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