Albany Campus Tuition, Fees, and Expenses

Mildred Elley is proud of its long history in providing an affordable private college experience to all of its students. Many of our students receive significant financial aid packages that considerably reduce their out-of-pocket expenditures on tuition, fees, and books/supplies. For questions about tuition charges or financial aid, please contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Tuition Charges (All Matriculated and Non-Matriculated Students, except Massage Therapy, Practical Nursing and Nurse Aide Training Program)

Tuition (per credit hour)
$482.00

Tuition Charges (Practical Nursing Students)

Tuition (per credit hour)
$414.00

Tuition Charges (Massage Therapy Students)

Tuition (per credit hour)
$271.00

Tuition Charges (Nurse Aide Training Students)

Tuition
$950.00

Required Fees (All Matriculated and Non-Matriculated Students)

Application Fee
$25.00

One-time fee charged to all new and re-entry applicants for admission into the institution.

Audit and Processing Fee
$100.00

One-time fee charged to all new and re-entry students during their first semester.

Lab Fee
$25.00

Per credit hour; for all courses that incorporate or require outside use of institution’s computer labs, software, and other resources.

Registration and Services Fee
$21.00

Per credit hour; all courses.

Required Fees (Selected Programs)

American Heart Association CPR/First Aid Cards
$20.00

One-time fee upon registration in HEA100

American Heart Association CPR Cards
$27.00

One-time fee upon registration in HEA121

ATI Comprehensive Assessment and Review Program
$715.00

One-time fee upon registration in LPN130.

ATI Live Review
$475.00

One-time fee upon registration in LPN280A.

Biology Lab Kit
$35.00

All students enrolled in BIO110. Prices may vary.

Clinical Make-up Charge
$95.00

Practical Nursing students only.

Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA) Fee
$155.00

One-time fee upon registration in MA210.

Digital Campus Fee
$20.00

One-time fee upon registration in HUM 110 Survey of Film.

EKG Technician Certification (CET) Fee
$117.00

One-time fee upon registration in MA 205

Massage Table
$675.00

Massage therapy students only. Including 8% sales tax. Actual cost may vary by package selected.

Medical Assisting Equipment
$75.00

Medical Assisting students only. Prices may vary.

Nurse Aide Training Program Equipment (Blood Pressure Kit)
$36.99

Nurse Aide Training Program students only. Prices may vary.

Nurse Aide Training Program Equipment (Stethoscope)
$77.86

Nurse Aide Training Program students only. Prices may vary.

Nursing Kit
$210.00

Practical Nursing students only. Prices may vary.

Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) Fee
$117.00

One-time fee upon registration in MA 200

Practical Nursing Fee
$75.00

Per credit hour; for all courses with PN prefix.

Uniforms
$75.00

Practical Nursing – One set of scrubs: Estimated: Actual cost will vary by size and quantity.

Uniforms (Nurse Aide Training Program)
$33.85

One set of scrubs: Estimated: Actual cost will vary by size and quantity.

Miscellaneous Fees

Transcript Fee
$6.00

Per transcript; within five business days.

Expedited Transcript Fee
$30.00

Issued within two business days; includes one transcript and overnight delivery within US, if requested; additional transcripts are charged at regular rate.

Proficiency Examination Fee
$50.00

Per exam.

Proficiency Examination Fee
$75.00

MCAS Exam and MOS Exam. Per exam.

State (New York) Licensure Examination Fees: (Clinical Skills – Written)
$115.00

Nurse Aide Training Program

State (New York) Licensure Examination Fees: (Clinical Skills – Oral)
$135.00

Nurse Aide Training Program

State (New York) Licensure Examination Fees
$143.00

Practical Nursing

NCLEX Registration Fee for Licensure Examination
$200.00

Practical Nursing

State (Massachusetts) Licensure Examination Fees
$230.00

Practical Nursing

Massage Board Review Class
$275.00

Massage Therapy

State (New York) Examination Fee
$108.00

Massage Therapy

State (New York) Limited Permit Fee
$35.00

Massage Therapy

Castle Worldwide Registration Fee
$260.00

Licensure Examination for Massage Therapy

Laptop Purchase (optional)
$972.00

Including 8.00% sales tax. Selected programs only.

For matriculated students, tuition is based on the assumption that a student will remain in college for the entire program. Student accounts that become past due are subject to collection actions that may include, but are not limited to, referral to a collection agency, at the discretion of the college.

Books and Supplies

Books and supplies are not included in the tuition and fees schedule listed above. Books and supplies can be purchased at the college. A student’s cost of books and supplies will vary each module depending upon classes being taken and the books and supplies required for each course. Textbooks and supplies are purchased by the student and become the property of the student. Students are not required to purchase their books or supplies at the college bookstore. The cost of these items is non-refundable.

The college estimates the cost of books to be approximately $1,000 to $2,300 for certificate programs and $1,700 to $3,300 for associate’s degree programs.