Tuition & Fees

Terra State's tuition is half the cost of most public colleges/universities and one-fourth the cost of some private colleges/universities. Plus we have a goal-oriented tuition* program that is designed to make your degree or certificate worth the investment!

In-state Tuition

Credit Hours Tuition General Fee Total
1 $189 $32 $221
2 $378 $64 $442
3 $567 $96 $663
4 $756 $128 $884
5 $945 $160 $1,105
6 $1,134 $192 $1,326
7 $1,323 $224 $1,547
8 $1,512 $256 $1,768
9 $1,701 $288 $1,989
10 $1,890 $320 $2,210
11 $2,079 $352 $2,431
12-18* $2,312 $395 $2,707
19 $2,501 $427 $2,928
20 $2,690 $459 $3,149
21 $2,879 $491 $3,370
22 $3,068 $523 $3,591
23 $3,257 $555 $3,812
24 $3,446 $587 $4,033
25 $3,635 $619 $4,254

What is goal-oriented tuition?

Out-of-state Tuition

Credit Hours Tuition General Fee Total
1 $378 $32 $410
2 $756 $64 $820
3 $1,134 $96 $1,230
4 $1,512 $128 $1,640
5 $1,890 $160 $2,050
6 $2,268 $192 $2,460
7 $2,646 $224 $2,870
8 $3,024 $256 $3,280
9 $3,402 $288 $3,690
10 $3,780 $320 $4,100
11 $4,158 $352 $4,510
12-18* $4,624 $395 $5,019
19 $5,002 $427 $5,429
20 $5,380 $459 $5,839
21 $5,758 $491 $6,249
22 $6,136 $523 $6,659
23 $6,514 $555 $7,069
24 $6,892 $587 $7,479
25 $7,270 $619 $7,889

 

Am I eligible for in-state tuition?

Fees

Terra State has fewer fees than most community colleges and four-year institutions. The following fees are required and automatically calculated in the cost of your attendance.

Description Amount
Registration Fee $10 per semester
Library & Technology Fee $9 per credit hour
Student Activities Fee $2 per credit hour*
Laboratory Fee Varies per course

*Student Activity fees are not assessed for online classes.

The following fees are only assessed when the specific event occurs:

Description Amount
Alternative Academic Credit Fee $45
Background Check - BCI $35
Background Check – BCI copy only $10
Background Check – BCI & FBI $60
Background Check – FBI $35
ACCUPLACER Test Retake $25
Duplicate Student ID Fee $10
Late Registration Fee $50
Payment Plan Fee $20
Payment Plan – Late Fee $25
Proficiency Examination Fee $25
Re-Registration Fee $50
Returned Check Fee $20
Transcript Fee $7

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Upcoming important dates

AUG22
First Day of Sixteen-Week Session

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AUG22
First Day of 1st Eight-Week Session

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