Doctoral Program

Tuition per credit hour $690
Total number of credit hours 42
Total tuition $24,840 – $28,980
Application fee $0
Course extension fee $65
Program switch fee $150
Graduation fee
(payable two weeks prior to graduation)
Graduation Ceremony Attendance Fee $125
Late course registration fee $50
Transcript fee (for each transcript requested) $10 per request
DNP resource fee $300 twice during the program
DNP capstone fees Capstone Project II $1,200, Capstone Project III $1,200
DNP capstone continuation fee The purpose of this fee is to cover expenses for resources and faculty support when a student slows down or discontinues progress on his/her Capstone project. This $350 fee is assessed monthly when a student fails to meet the required perquisite deliverables for Capstone II or Capstone III.
Practicum Workroom $400/per 8 week term. Students only pay this fee if taking the Practicum Workroom to enroll in the DNP without an MSN.
Other costs
Books An estimated cost of textbooks and other learning materials required for the program is $2,500.
Residency DNP students are required to attend one onsite, four-day residency. Estimated costs for meals and travel is $1,500.
Costs associated with background checks and malpractice insurance Students enrolling in the DNP program are required to establish a Certified Background account that collects, tracks and monitors the documentation required for the practice experiences you will complete during your nursing program. Fees vary by state, please contact Certified Background and your insurance company for actual costs. Contact