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Ophthalmic Technician Program Costs

The following is a list of program fees for applicants accepted into the Ophthalmic Technician program.

Note: These figures may change due to price increases.

Estimated Program Costs
Item Estimated Cost
Non-Refundable College of DuPage Application $20.00
In-District Tuition (64-70 credits)
  • 14 credits of Ophthalmic Technician courses x $140/credit = $1,960.00
  • 50-56 credits of General Education courses x $140/credit = $7,000.00 – $7,840.00
$8,960.00 - $9,800.00
Course/Lab Fees (malpractice insurance included) $157.00
Books, Study Flashcards $500.00
Uniforms $30.00
COT Certification Exam $300.00
Criminal Background Check (see Health Requirement Packet for details) $52.00
Mandatory Drug Testing (see Health Requirement Packet for details $32.00
Medical Document Manager (see Health Requirement Packet for details $17.50
Health Requirements (see Health Requirement Packet for details Varies
 Estimated Total $10,068.50 - $10,908.50 + Health Requirements




Program Contact Information

Please visit the Program Contacts page for detailed information.