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
1 $172 $29
2 $344 $58
3 $516 $87
4 $688 $116
5 $860 $145
6 $1,032 $174
7 $1,204 $203
8 $1,376 $232
9 $1,548 $261
10 $1,720 $290
11 $1,892 $319
12-18* $2,064 $348
19 $2,236 $377
20 $2,408 $406

What is goal-oriented tuition?

Out-of-state Tuition

Credit Hours Tuition General Fee
1 $344 $29
2 $688 $58
3 $1,032 $87
4 $1,376 $116
5 $1,720 $145
6 $2,064 $174
7 $2,408 $203
8 $2,752 $232
9 $3,069 $261
10 $3,440 $290
11 $3,784 $319
12-18* $4,128 $348
19 $4,472 $377
20 $4,816 $406

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
Compass Test Retake $25
Duplicate Student ID Fee $10
Late Registration Fee $25
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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