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. For more information on tuition please visit the Tuition and Fees page. 
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 $258/credit = $10,320.00
  • 30 credits of General Education courses x $144/credit  = $4,320.00
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 $1,516.75
Course/Lab Fees (2 year malpractice insurance included) $1,331.00
Licensure Application Costs (IDFPR) $298.00
Technology for E-Books (i.e. laptop, e-reader, etc.) $500.00
Fingerprinting for NCLEX (approximately) $53.00
Criminal Background Check ($72.99.00 per year) (see Health Requirement Packet for details) $145.98
Mandatory Drug Testing ($33.99 per year) (see Health Requirement Packet for details) $67.98
Medical Document Manager (see Health Requirement Packet for details


Health Requirements (see Health Requirement Packet for details Varies
 Estimated Total $19,443.20 + Health Requirements