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Cost & Transfer Credits

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 & Fees

DNP Preparatory Courses $425 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.

DNP Courses $775 per credit
Enroll in up to 3 courses per quarter. By maximizing your courseload each quarter, you can graduate significantly sooner.

Practice Immersion
This program requires a minimum of 1,000 post-baccalaureate practice immersion hours.

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.

This tuition estimate is effective July 10, 2017, 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. 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 and get help organizing your financial aid tasks with Capella’s financial aid planning checklist.

Explore More Ways to Help You Save Time & Money

You may be able to save money and graduate faster with scholarships, military tuition discounts, and more.

Capella provides support to keep students and alumni on track, academically and financially. We offer in-depth financial aid counseling as well as online resources such as webinars, financial calculators, and more. Your enrollment counselor has extensive training in education financing and is ready to answer your questions.

To learn more, call 877.291.9270, or email us. When you connect with Capella, we will immediately put you in touch with an enrollment counselor trained to assist you with specific questions and needs for your area of interest.