2019-2020 Tuition and Fees

Registration Fee: $20 per semester
Technology Fee: $50 per semester
Deposit (applicable to tuition upon acceptance): $200 per semester

Tuition per Credit Hour*

  • Foundation Core (10 credits): $823
  • Clinical Core Advanced Practice (15 credits): $889
  • Advanced Practice Specialty Core (25 credits): $889
  • DNP NP Theory Core (30 credits): $889
  • DNP HSIL Theory Core (33 credits): $889
*Based on the DNP Matriculation Plan

Estimated DNP Degree Fees

2019-2020 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Estimated Totals
AGACNP $1,850 $1,600 $1,669 $5,119
FNP $1,350 $900 $1,219 $3,469
HSIL $450 $450 $450
* if applicable
Total depends on the number of years taken to complete the program.

Additional student costs may include professional liability insurance, textbooks and college activities.

Disclaimer: These fees represent the current year and may be subject to change.

Certificate Fees

Estimated program fees to be determined by individual Gap Analysis

Financial Aid for the DNP Program

Students applying for financial aid should go directly to the FAFSA website at https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa 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 organization’s Human Resources office for scholarships regarding advancing nursing education.

The Elms College Financial Aid Office may assist students with information regarding loans, grants, and scholarships. Please contact the Financial Aid office at 413-265-2249 or by email at  if you have additional questions.