Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

For residents of District 502:

$137 per credit hour ($104.15 tuition, plus $32.85 fee)

For senior citizens who are residents of District 502:

$68.50 per credit hour
Senior Citizens (age 65 or over) who are residents of District 502 will be charged $68.50 per credit hour plus any lab fees.

For out-of-district Illinois residents:

$324 per credit hour
Out-of-district Illinois residents who present authorization from their community college district for an approved program will be charged the in-district amount per credit hour. In the event that a class or program is not fully funded, you are responsible for payment of the balance due.

For non-residents of the State of Illinois including international students:

$394 per credit hour

For residents of District 502 AUDIT:

$153 per credit hour

For out-of-district Illinois residents AUDIT:

$394 per credit hour

Internet-based courses:

$137 per credit hour
An additional $57.50 fee is charged for all internet-based courses.

Lab Fees are charged in certain courses. See myACCESS.

Variable tuition applies to the following:

$241.15 per credit hour

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Sonography
  • RATH - Radiation Therapy & Proton Therapy

Tuition for Students Who Work in District:

Students whose legal residence is outside Community College District 502, but are employed for a minimum of 35 scheduled hours per week within District 502, may be entitled to receive the in-district tuition rate. Tuition adjustments will not be considered after mid-term (see Student Registration Calendar).

To be considered for the work in district residency classification, a student must provide the following two documents for each semester:

  1. A letter from the employer located in District 502 include all of the following criteria:
    • Written on official company letterhead
    • Include company name, in-district address, phone number, and e-mail address.
    • Include student's name, student’s address, and Social Security Number or College of DuPage student ID number
    • Include a start date with the company, and it must be on or before the start of the academic term
    • Include a statement indicating the student is a full-time employee working a minimum of 35 regularly scheduled hours per week
    • Be signed and dated by a supervisor, owner, or a human resources representative at the company
    • Include a company phone number to verify employment
  2. A copy of a recent pay stub or earnings statement issued by the company to the student and dated within 30 day

Students can submit the letter and pay stub in person, via e-mail, mail, or fax to the Office of Student Registration Services (see Contact Information below). The Office of Student Registration Services will make the final determination on residency status. No tuition adjustments are made after mid-term. Call (630) 942-2377 for more information.

Payment Policy:

College of DuPage requires all students to enroll in a payment plan or pay their account balance in full at the time of registration. If you have not enrolled in a payment plan, or your account balance is not paid in full at the time of registration, you may be dropped from your classes for the amount owed. For more information, please visit the Payment Policy page.

Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

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Contact Information

Cashier's Office
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2424

Monday to Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: (630) 942-2206
Fax: (630) 942-2909