College of DuPage

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Write a Review

College of DuPage is one of the forty-eight public 2-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in a suburb, in Glen Ellyn.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 26,165 students attend the school. Every year 23% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

College of DuPage's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $8,674, and fees were $986. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,774 and $986 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students26,165
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 16 97
Certificate 63 266
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 21 85
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 94%
  • NCLEX-RN: 78.7%

Compare Schools

Nursing schools located within 21 miles radius of College of DuPage

Triton College
13 miles away
Moraine Valley Community College
16 miles away
Morton College
16 miles away
William Rainey Harper College
17 miles away
City Colleges of Chicago-Wilbur Wright College
17 miles away
Elgin Community College
18 miles away
Oakton Community College
18 miles away
City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College
19 miles away
Waubonsee Community College
20 miles away
City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College
21 miles away

Frequently compared schools

College of Lake County
offers 3 nursing programs
Des Moines Area Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
William Rainey Harper College
offers 2 nursing programs
Moraine Valley Community College
offers 4 nursing programs
Oakton Community College
offers 2 nursing programs
Triton College
offers 4 nursing programs
Grand Rapids Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Johnson County Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Lansing Community College
offers 3 nursing programs
Macomb Community College
offers 1 nursing programs


Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1932 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/2011 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
02/26/2009 - 12/31/2013



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$135/credit
In State Students$322/credit
Out of State Students$392/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $6,075 $14,490 $17,640
ADN 70 $9,450 $22,540 $27,440
BSN 125 $16,875 $40,250 $49,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 72% of College of DuPage's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 40% $4,479
Other Federal Grant 3% $1,442
State Grant & Scholarships 23% $1,565
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $3,631
Federal Student Loans 61% $4,627
Private Loans -- $6,114


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$5,201
$30,001 to $48,000$5,941
$48,001 to $75,000$8,182
$75,001 to $110,000$8,747
Over $110,000$8,310

Calculate your net price

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Reviews (0)

If you are a current or former student of this school, please help out prospective students by sharing your experience with the school. We also welcome faculty members and staff members to leave a review and answer students questions.

Overall Rating
Value for Money
You can leave a review using your real name or an alias.
If you want us to contact you when your review receives a comment, leave an email address here. Your email will not be published.
Enter the name of the degree program you are attended at this school.
Minimum 100 characters. Tell others about your experience. What did you like about this school?

Your review will be reviewed and published if approved. Review guideline.

Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Find nursing programs near you