2019-2020 Tuition and Fees

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

Tuition per Credit Hour*

  • Foundation Core (10 cr - 500 level courses): $823
  • Clinical Core Advanced Practice (15 cr - 600 level courses): $889
  • Advanced Practice Specialty Core (25 cr - 700 level courses): $889
  • DNP NP Theory Core (30 cr - 700 level courses): $889
  • DNP HSIL Theory Core (33 cr - 700 level courses): $889

Estimated Program Costs

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 NA $900

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.

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.

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.