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Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)

In-State Students $147
KCTCS Out-Of-State On-Line Students $147
Out-of-State Reciprocity Students $147
Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties* $294
Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students $515
Mandatory Fee** (all students): $4 per credit hour

*Contiguous counties are those which border Kentucky. Tuition is charged for each credit hour enrolled.
** KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness fee.

Students in these Indiana counties pay in-state rates: Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland.

Students in these Ohio counties pay in-state rates: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren (students in the Associate Degree Nursing program are excluded and must pay contiguous or out of state rate).

Tuition and charges are determined by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents. For payment deadlines, refer to the college academic calendar.

The amount you will pay as a KCTCS student depends on whether you’re a resident of Kentucky and how many classes you take. Tuition is generally due before you begin classes, but our payment plan gives you the option of making payments over time.

Additional charges for customized courses and services may apply.

Typical annual budget of other costs for Kentucky residents

12 credit hours/semester (fall and spring) $3,360
Books $1000
Personal costs $800
Transportation $2,050
Total (without room and board) $7,210

 

Paying Tuition

Payment of tuition is due the day prior to classes beginning.  If you are not eligible to receive financial aid or you do not receive enough aid to cover your tuition balance, you can pay tuition fees at the Business Office window at your local campus or online by logging into your Student Self Service