DNP Tuition and Fees

2024-2025 Estimated Total Cost of Attendance for the DNP Program

Listed below are the estimated costs (USD) for the first year of the program. The University applies a conservative and modest estimate of indirect expenses, based on average costs. Direct costs are: tuition, university fees, and health insurance. Indirect costs are: food and housing, books and supplies, transportation, and personal expenses.

Projected increases in tuition are determined by the Board of Trustees of Columbia University in June. Billed expenses are subject to change without prior notice. Changes to a student’s program or course load may result in additional tuition charges and fees.

  • Tuition: $74,962
  • University Fees: $3,186
  • Health Insurance: $6,100
  • Loan Fees: $2,778
  • Food and Housing: $31,020
  • Books and Supplies: $1,875
  • Transportation: $1,764
  • Personal Expenses: $4,236

Total Estimated Cost: $125,921

*For students in the MDE/DNP track there is a budget item added for the NCLEX (professional licensure expense) in the amount of $343 in the Fall 2024.