Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)

In-State Students $147
KCTCS Out-Of-State On-Line Students $147
Out-of-State Reciprocity Students $147
Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties* $294
Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students $515
Mandatory Fee** (all students): $4 per credit hour

*Contiguous counties are those which border Kentucky. Tuition is charged for each credit hour enrolled.
** KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness fee.

Students in these Indiana counties pay in-state rates: Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland.

Students in these Ohio counties pay in-state rates: Adams, Brown, and Clermont. (students in the Associate Degree Nursing program are excluded and must pay contiguous or out of state rate).

Tuition and charges are determined by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents. For payment deadlines, refer to the college academic calendar.

FALL 2014 PAYMENT INFORMATION

  • Enrolled between March 1 and August 15, Payment Due August 15
  • Enrolled between August 16 and 17, Payment Due August 17
  • Drop/Add/Reinstatement, Payment Due August 24

TUITION CAN BE PAID BY THE FOLLOWING METHODS:

  • ONLINE Credit Card or Check
    • MasterCard, Visa, or Discover or electronic check for full amount only may be made online by accessing your student self-service at https://kctcs.mycmsc.com.
  • CASH PAYMENTS
    • Should be made in person at the Bursar’s office on the Downtown, Southwest, Technical, or Shelby Campus. 
    • Cashiering services are not available at Bullitt or Carrollton. 
  • CHECK OR MONEY ORDER
    • Payments must include student ID number and daytime phone number.
    • Mailed payments must be postmarked ONE WEEK PRIOR TO DEADLINE and addressed to:   
             Jefferson Community and Technical College
             109 E. Broadway
             Louisville KY 40202

FINANCIAL AID /THIRD PARTY/ SCHOLARSHIP:

  • Financial Aid recipients must verify, through self-service message center EBILL, sufficient anticipated aid to cover all tuition and charges as of payment deadline. 
  • Most financial aid is prorated based on hours enrolled.
  • If your tuition is paid by an employer, Voc Rehab, scholarship, or other third party, you must confirm this with appropriate documentation by the payment deadline. 
  • All documentation must be submitted to Bursar’s office.
  • Metropolitan College students must sign current term contract by payment deadline. 
  • Charges not covered by one of these payment sources must be paid by payment deadline. 

PAYMENT PLANS: 

  • The agreement and down payment (if required) must be completed and submitted on-line through the student self service prior to payment deadline.
  • The number of payments and amount of down payment vary, depending on when the agreement is submitted.
  • The cost to participate in the plan is $25.00.
  • Payments are automatically deducted from a bank account or credit card.
  • You can find more information in the Payment Plan Brochure.

FALL 2014 TUITION RATES:

  • IN-STATE:  $147.00 PER CREDIT HOUR
  • CONTIGUOUS COUNTIES:  $294.00 PER CREDIT HOUR
    • There are 12 counties in Indiana with reciprocity:  Clark, Crawford, Dearborn, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Scott, Switzerland, and Washington.
    • Students in these Ohio counties pay in-state rates:  Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren (students in the Associate Degree Nursing program are excluded and must pay contiguous or out of state rate).
    • The contiguous counties border the reciprocity counties.
  • OUT-OF-STATE:  $515.00 PER CREDIT HOUR
  • Tuition is charged for each credit hour enrolled.
  • Tuition and charges are determined by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents.
  • For payment deadlines, refer to the college academic calendar.

FEES/CHARGES:

  • Mandatory Fee** of $4.00 per credit hour is assessed to all students.
    • ** KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness fee
  • Security Charge of $40 is assessed to all JCTC students every term, regardless of number of hours enrolled.
    • The fee is used to offset the costs of security in all college facilities, including security personnel, equipment, and lighting.
  • Late Payment Charge of $75.00 is assessed to all accounts not paid by the published deadline.
  • Reinstatement Charge of $75.00 will be assessed to any student who requests reinstatement if removed from classes due to non-payment. 
  • A Facility Usage Fee of $25.00 per course is assessed to all students who enroll in a KHP course to help pay the cost of access to the YMCA or other facility.
  • ALL Fees/Charges are non–refundable

BUILDSMART FEE:

  • Beginning in the Fall 2014 semester, students will see a new fee per credit hour.
  • This fee, which will be $4 per credit hour in 2014-15 and $8 per credit hour after that, will help support development of new facilities on KCTCS campuses.
  • These facilities will be funded using privately raised dollars and the proceeds from the student fee.
  • At Jefferson, the first project supported this way is a new campus in Carrollton that will support students from throughout the region.
  • The fee was created under a new initiative called “BuildSmart: Investment in Kentucky Competitiveness.”
  • Read more about BuildSmart. 

HELPFUL INFORMATION:

  • Once you enroll you become financially obligated.
  • If you do not plan to attend class, you must officially withdraw.
  • The official refund schedule is published in the academic calendar.
  • Activate and check your KCTCS student email account. 
  • All college correspondence, including bills, will be sent to your student email account.
  • Parking permits are valid for one academic year and are available in the bursar’s office. 
    • You will be issued one per academic year. 
    • Replacement cost if lost is $10.
  • Update your address information in the Student Information Center or online at your student self serve. 

CONTACT INFORMATION: