Student Fees

As of fall 2011, the estimated cost of completion of the SLPA Program is approximately $6,246. This amount does not include transportation to COD for courses or to clinical sites, tuition or books for general education coursework or electives, or personal medical insurance. All fees are subject to change and additional fees may be added without notice. Fees delineated below are an approximation only. Visit Tuition and Aid for the current tuition rate. Approximate fees to be paid by SLPA students are as follows:

COD Admission Recording Fee:

SLPA Program Application Fee:

Tuition and fees – SLPA classes only:
$5,148 (39 credit hours at $132 per credit hour plus $20 in fees)

Malpractice Insurance:
$52 (paid during clinical practicum)

Books (estimated) – SLPA classes only:

Drug Screening:

Fingerprinting and Background Check:

Nationwide Healthcare Background Check:

Medical Exam:*


Blood Draws for MMR Titers:*

Optional HBV Injection Series and Titer:
$165 (if provided by COD Health Services)

State Licensure Application:
$45 (submitted to Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations after graduation)



Contact Information

If you are interested in learning more about this program, please

    1. Attend an advising session
    2. Visit a Health Career Program Advisor by calling (630) 942-2259 to make an appointment.
    3. For information or general inquiries, please send an email to (Please use above phone number only to schedule an appointment. Do not send an appointment request to this email).

Feedback/compliments/concerns regarding this Health Science Program. For general inquiries, please use contact information listed above.