Tuition & Fees

Program costs for Capella's online DNP program are based on many factors. Your own costs will be unique to you, but our tuition calculator can help provide you a personalized tuition cost estimate.

Tuition for learners enrolled in the DNP Preparatory Program:

DNP Preparatory Courses $435 per credit
Upon successful completion of the three DNP Preparatory Program courses, you’ll automatically be entered into our DNP program and enrolled in your first courses. An MSN degree will not be conferred with this program.

Resource Kit $125 per quarter

Your Resource Kit covers the cost of all required course materials including eBooks, textbooks, interactive media, software, course packs, articles, test kits, and other instructional materials.

Tuition for learners once enrolled in the DNP degree program:

DNP Courses $800 per credit
Enroll in up to 3 courses per quarter. By maximizing your courseload each quarter, you can graduate significantly sooner.

Resource Kit $175 per quarter
Your Resource Kit covers the cost of all required course materials including eBooks, textbooks, interactive media, software, course packs, articles, test kits, and other instructional materials.

Practicum
This program requires a minimum of 1,000 post-baccalaureate practicum hours.

This tuition estimate is effective July 8, 2019, and is subject to change.

Capella is committed to a transparent pricing policy. In addition to your tuition, you may be responsible for additional costs, such as textbooks and an application fee. Find out more about the best financing and payment options to help you complete your program.

Federal aid is available to help manage the costs of higher education. Learn more about financing your education.