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 $175 $30 $205
2 $350 $60 $410
3 $525 $90 $615
4 $700 $120 $820
5 $875 $150 $1,025
6 $1,050 $180 $1,230
7 $1,225 $210 $1,435
8 $1,400 $240 $1,640
9 $1,575 $270 $1,845
10 $1,750 $300 $2,050
11 $1,925 $330 $2,255
12-18* $2,100 $360 $2,460
19 $2,275 $390 $2,665
20 $2,450 $420 $2,870
21 $2,625 $450 $3,075
22 $2,800 $480 $3,280
23 $2.975 $510 $3,485
24 $3,150 $540 $3,690
25 $3,325 $570 $3,895

What is goal-oriented tuition?

Out-of-state Tuition

Credit Hours Tuition General Fee Total
1 $350 $30 $380
2 $700 $60 $760
3 $1,050 $90 $1140
4 $1,400 $120 $1,520
5 $1,750 $150 $1,900
6 $2,100 $180 $2,280
7 $2,450 $210 $2,660
8 $2,800 $240 $3,040
9 $3,150 $270 $3,420
10 $3,500 $300 $3,800
11 $3,850 $330 $4,180
12-18* $4,200 $360 $4,560
19 $4,550 $390 $4,940
20 $4,900 $420 $5,320
21 $5,250 $450 $5,700
22 $5,600  $480 $6,080
23 $5,950  $510 $6,460
24 $6,300  $540 $6,840
25 $6,650 $570  $7,220

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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