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 $185 $31 $216
2 $370 $62 $432
3 $555 $93 $648
4 $740 $124 $864
5 $925 $155 $1,080
6 $1,110 $186 $1,296
7 $1,295 $217 $1,512
8 $1,480 $248 $1,728
9 $1,665 $279 $1,944
10 $1,850 $310 $2,160
11 $2,035 $341 $2,376
12-18* $2,220 $372 $2,592
19 $2,405 $403 $2,808
20 $2,590 $434 $3,024
21 $2,775 $465 $3,240
22 $2,960 $496 $3,456
23 $3,145 $527 $3,672
24 $3,330 $558 $3,888
25 $3,515 $589 $4,104

What is goal-oriented tuition?

Out-of-state Tuition

Credit Hours Tuition General Fee Total
1 $370 $31 $401
2 $740 $62 $802
3 $1,110 $93 $1,203
4 $1,480 $124 $1,604
5 $1,850 $155 $2,005
6 $2,220 $186 $2,406
7 $2,590 $217 $2,807
8 $2,960 $248 $3,208
9 $3,330 $279 $3,609
10 $3,700 $310 $4,010
11 $4,070 $341 $4,411
12-18* $4,440 $372 $4,812
19 $4,810 $403 $5,213
20 $5,180 $434 $5,614
21 $5,550 $465 $6,015
22 $5,920 $496 $6,416
23 $6,290 $527 $6,817
24 $6,660 $558 $7,218
25 $7,030 $589 $7,619

 

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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