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Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rate by Residency Status

In-District Tuition

  • $140 per credit hour ($110 tuition, plus $30 fees)
  • Available to students who live within Community College District 502 for at least 30 days before the beginning of the semester. Please see District 502 Residency for more information.
  • Lab fees and material fees are charged for certain courses and will be indicated at the time of registration. 
  • For in-district residents, an additional $16 fee per credit hour is charged to audit a course. Please see Auditing a Class for more information.
  • Certain health care programs charge an additional rate. See the variable tuition section below for more information.

In-District Senior Citizen Tuition

  • $70 per credit hour
  • Available to District 502 residents age 65 or older.
  • Lab fees and material fees are charged for certain courses and will be indicated at the time of registration.

Out-Of-District Tuition

  • $327 per credit hour ($297 tuition, plus $30 fees) 
  • Available to students who reside in Illinois but outside of District 502.
  • Lab fees and material fees are charged for certain courses and will be indicated at the time of registration.
  • For out-of-district residents, an additional $70 fee per credit hour is charged to audit a course. Please see Auditing a Class for more information.
  • Certain health care programs charge an additional rate. See the variable tuition section below for more information.
  • 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. If a class or program is not fully funded, you are responsible for payment of the balance due.

Out-of-State Tuition

  • $397 per credit hour ($367 tuition, plus $30 fees)
  • Lab fees and material fees are charged for certain courses and will be indicated at the time of registration.
  • Certain health care programs charge an additional rate. See the variable tuition section below for more information.

International Student Tuition

  • $397 per credit hour ($367 tuition, plus $30 fees)
  • Lab fees and material fees are charged for certain courses and will be indicated at the time of registration.
  • Certain health care programs charge an additional rate. See the variable tuition section below for more information.

Tuition Rate by Course Type

Hybrid Course (HYB) Tuition

Hybrid courses are charged based on the student's residency status.

  • In-district: $140 per credit hour
  • Out-of-district: $327 per credit hour
  • Out-of-state: $397 per credit hour
  • International: $397 per credit hour

Internet-Based Course (NET) Tuition

  • $140 per credit hour

Virtual Classroom Meeting (VCM) Tuition

  • $140 per credit hour

Variable Tuition

  • In-district: $250 per credit hour ($220 tuition, plus $30 fees)
  • Out-of-district: $327 per credit hour ($297 tuition, plus $30 fees)
  • Out-of-state: $397 per credit hour ($367 tuition, plus $30 fees)
  • International: $397 per credit hour ($367 tuition, plus $30 fees)

Variable Tuition Programs:

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

Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Work In-District Waiver

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  Please view the Student Registration Calendar for more information.

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 that includes all of the following criteria:
    • Written on official company letterhead.
    • Include company name, in-district address, phone number, and email address.
    • Include student's name, student’s address, and 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 days.

Students can submit the letter and pay stub in person, via email, mail, or fax to the Office of Student Registration Services. The Office of Student Registration Services will make the final determination on residency status. No tuition adjustments are made after the 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 view our Payment Policy.

Contact Information

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

Phone Hours

Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(630) 942-2206

Hours
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Available through email inquiries at cashiers@cod.edu
Fax: (630) 942-2909