Tuition and Fees

2016 - 2017 Tuition

(Beginning Fall Quarter, 2016)

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Additional Fees

Additional fees may apply based on the class(s) you register for. See the Quarterly Class Schedule for fees attached to specific courses.

Laboratory Fee

Up to $50.00 per class
This fee applies to courses that require the use of equipment and supplies for the purpose of instruction. There is a variable fee up to $50.00 per class for any five-credit Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Geography, Geo Science, Physics, or Zoology class that has an “L” designator. Fees do not apply to online lab courses. The Laboratory Fee is refundable only through the 100% refund period or if the class is cancelled.

Student Self-Assessed Fee

Bus Pass Fee

Student-voted fee of $16.00 will be charged each credit taking student to provide parking passes and bus passes with Clallam County and Jefferson County Transit. Excluded are Continuing Education and Contracted courses, and Board-approved tuition waivers. Students who are excluded due to some tuition waivers may individually purchase a bus pass and/or parking pass for $8.00 each. These fees are non-refundable. Bus passes will be available for pick-up at the start of the quarter in the Student Services Building. Contact the Associated Student Council (ASC) at (360) 417-6432 for more information.

Technology Fee

$8.00 per credit
Beginning Summer Quarter 2014: A $8.00 fee per credit is charged to all classes (except for Basic Education for Adults and Family Life Education). This fee is necessary to adequately support student access to changing technologies in classrooms, labs, learning centers, the Library/Media Center as well as to wi-fi and increased bandwidth for the purpose of instruction and/or research. Technology fees are refundable only through the 100% refund period or if the class is cancelled.

Wellness Center Fee (Fitness)

$2.00 per credit
In Spring Quarter of 2010, students approved a self-assessed fee of $2.00/credit starting Summer Quarter 2011.

Special Fee Courses

  • Emergency Medical Technician $38.00 per credit
  • First Aid   $92.71 per credit
  • Adult Special Interest Course   $31.00 per credit
  • Parent Education   $14.00 per credit

High School Completion Costs

  • High School Completion 1-10 credits   $15.00 per credit, *Fees included
  • High School Completion 11-18 credits   $50.96 per credit *Fees included

State Support of Higher Education: The average cost to educate a resident full-time community or technical college student for the 2016-17 academic year is $7,524. Students pay an average of $3,056 in tuition toward this cost. The remaining $4,468 is an “opportunity pathway” provided by the State and is funded by state taxes and other sources. The amounts shown are averages for a full-time, resident student. The actual tuition a student pays will vary due to credit load, residency status and other factors. HB 1795 Disclosure