Tuition and Fees

2016-2017 Tuition and Fees

Full-Time Study 
Registration Fees$20
Deposit (applicable to tuition upon acceptance)$50
Tuition per Credit Hour* 
Foundation Core (10 cr) & Clinical Core Advanced Practice (12 cr)$744
Advanced Practice Specialty (APRN track core) (29 cr)
& DNP Theory Core (30 cr)
College Computer Technology Fee (per semester)$150
DNP Program Fees: 
Year 1$1,300
Year 2$1,505
Year 3 - AGACNP$550
Year 3 - FNP$500

Additional student costs: professional liability insurance and textbooks
*may be subject to change

Financial Aid for the DNP Program

Students applying for financial aid should go directly to the FAFSA website at to apply. Elms College’s school code is 002140. FAFSA will process the information and forward it to the Financial Aid Office at Elms College.

Some states offer scholarships and fellowships for students pursuing a post-baccalaureate degree.

Many business and healthcare organizations may assist in funding through employee tuition reimbursement programs. Check with your Human Resources office.

The Elms College Financial Aid Office can assist students with information on loans, grants, and scholarships. They may be reached at 413-265-2249 or by email at