New York City Metro 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 Practical Nursing and Massage Therapy Program)

Tuition (per credit hour)

Tuition Charges (Practical Nursing and Massage Therapy Students)

Tuition (per credit hour)

Required Fees (All Matriculated and Non-Matriculated Students)

Application Fee

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

Audit and Processing Fee

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

Lab Fee

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

Per credit hour; all courses.

Required Fees (Selected Programs)

American Red Cross CPR/First Aid/AED cards

One-time fee upon registration in HEA121

ATI Comprehensive Assessment and Review Program

One-time fee upon registration in LPN130.

ATI Live Review

One-time fee upon registration in LPN280A.

Biology Lab Kit

All students enrolled in BIO110. Prices may vary.

Clinical Make-up Charge

Practical Nursing students only.

Clinical Medical Assistant Certification (CCMA) Fee

One-time fee upon registration in MA210.

Digital Campus Fee

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

EKG Technician Certification (CET) Fee

One-time fee upon registration in MA 205

Medical Assisting Equipment

Medical Assisting students only. Prices may vary.

Massage Table

Massage therapy students only. Prices will vary with package selected.

Nursing Kit

Practical Nursing students only. Prices may vary.

Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) Fee

One-time fee upon registration in MA 200

Practical Nursing Fee

Per credit hour; for all courses with PN prefix.


Medical Assisting Practical Nursing & Massage Therapy students only. One Set of Scrubs: Estimated: Actual cost will vary by size and quantity.

Miscellaneous Fees

Transcript Fee, per official transcript

Issued within five business days.

Expedited Transcript Fee

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

Proficiency Examination Fee

Per examination.

Proficiency Examination Fee

MCAS Exam and MOS Exam. Per exam.

State (New York) Licensure Examination Fees

Practical Nursing

NCLEX Registration Fee for Licensure Examination

Practical Nursing

Massage Board Review Class

Massage Therapy

State (New York) License Fee

Massage Therapy

State (New York) Limited Permit Fee

Massage Therapy

Castle Worldwide Registration Fee

Licensure Examination – Massage Therapy

Laptop Purchase (optional)

Including 8.875% 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 $1,400 to $2,000 for certificate programs and $1,500 to $4,200 for associate’s degree programs.