At Gear Monkey CDL Training, our goal is to give you the skills you need to pass the CDL state exam.  We offer several different programs in order to give our students the best possible training experience.  The different programs are based on current skills and experience of the student.  A list of programs are as follows:

Beginner Level Program (4 Week Course)               $4,000                                               

Intermediate Level Program (3 Week Course)         $3,250  

Excelled Level Program (2 Week Course)                  $2,500                                       

Our programs also include the use of our tractor and trailer for the CDL exam.  There is a $100 Administration Fee in addition to the above prices.

State Funding Programs

We work with the Missouri Full Employment Council and Missouri Vocational Rehabilitation.  Both entities may cover your tuition in full.

We also work with the SER Corporation of Kansas National Farmworker Jobs Program.  They offer Free Grants for tuition.



There are several independent lenders who can finance your tuition. The student is responsible for applying for the loan.

Here is a list of independent personal loan lenders you can apply to-- just hover over the website link to click through to the lending site.

For Low Credit Scores or Poor Credit History:

For Better Credit Scores and Credit History:

Many trucking companies will do student loan reimbursement directly to the student once they have graduated.

Gear Monkey also accepts the following forms of payment:


Credit Card

Money Order

Certified Check

Gear Monkey uses the Square register for credit card payments.  There is a 2.75% processing fee charged by Square for its services.

Payment must be made to Gear Monkey CDL Training prior to the first day of class.  A valid CDL Learner's Permit and a DOT Health Card are also required by the first day of class.

The student is responsible for obtaining their CDL Permit and DOT Physical and Drug Screen.  The student must pay the money directly to the State and the local health agency used for the DOT Health Card.