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Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program Costs

The following is a list of program fees for applicants accepted into the Nursing AAS 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 $246/credit = $9,840.00
  • 35 credits of General Education courses x $138/credit  = $4,830.00
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
Fees (for Nursing courses only)  $1,298.00
 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 $19,273.75 + Health Requirements

Program Contacts

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