Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)

In-State Students $156
KCTCS Out-Of-State On-Line Students $156
Out-of-State Reciprocity Students $156
Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties* $312
Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students $546
Mandatory Fee** (all students): $8 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.

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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.


Spring 2017


Payment Due
October 1 - January 6 January 6
January 7 - 8 January 8
Drop/Add Reinstatement January 15

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
    • Should be made in person at the Bursar’s office on the Downtown, Southwest, or Shelby Campus. Cashiering services not available at Bullitt, Carrollton, or Technical Campuses.
    • 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
Bursars Office
109 E. Broadway
Louisville KY 40202


  • Financial Aid recipients must verify, through the most recent 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. Loans, CAP, and KEES require a minimum of 6 credit hour enrollment.
  • If your tuition is paid by an employer, Voc Rehab, scholarship, or other 3rd 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.


  • 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.
  • View the payment plan brochure for more information.

TUITION RATES - Spring 2017:

Per Credit Hour
IN-STATE $156.00
OUT-OF-STATE $546.00


  • Indiana Counties:  Clark, Crawford, Dearborn, Floyd, Franklin, Harrison, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, Scott, Switzerland, and Washington.


  • Indiana Counties:  Perry, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, and Warrick
  • Ohio counties: Adams, Athens, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Gallia, Hamilton, Highland, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Scioto, Vinton, and Warren.
  • Illinois Counties:  Alexander, Gallatin, Hardin, Massac, Pope, and Pulaski


  • Mandatory Student Fee of $8.00 per credit hour is assessed to all students in support of the KCTCS Build Smart Investment Initiative.
  • 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 payment deadline.
  • Reinstatement Charge of $75.00 will be assessed to any student who requests reinstatement if removed from classes due to non-payment. 
  • Facility Usage Charge 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


  • 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.