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.

Tuition Rates

Summer 2017

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

Fall 2017

Tuition rates for the Fall semester have yet to be determined by the KCTCS Board of Regents.  Check your Student Self-service after July 1, 2017 for up-to-date rates.

For reference only:  2016-17 tuition rates per credit hour were $156 (in-state), $312 (contiguous counties), and $546 (out-of-state). These are not guaranteed rates for the upcoming semester.

For information on how to pay, visit the Bursars Office page.

Reciprocity Counties:

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

Contiguous Counties

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


Mandatory Student Fee - $8 per credit hour assessed to all students in support of the KCTCS Build Smart Investment Initiative.

Security Charge - $40 offsets the costs of security in all college facilities, including security personnel, equipment, and lighting.

Late Payment Charge - $75 will be assessed to all accounts not paid by the published payment deadline.

Reinstatement Charge - $75 will be assessed to any student who requests reenrollment if removed from classes due to non-payment. 

Facility Usage Charge - $25 assessed per course to students who enroll in a KHP course to help pay the cost of access to the YMCA or other facility.

Parking Charge (Fall and Spring only)- $25 per term assessed to students who request a parking permit.

ALL Fees/Charges are non–refundable.

Helpful Information:

If your plans have changed, and you’re not going to attend class, you’ll need to officially withdraw. Check the academic calendar of the delivery college (in KCTCS) to see the official withdraw schedule.

Activate and check your KCTCS student email account.  All college correspondence, including bills, will be sent to your student email account.

Update your address information in the Student Information Center or online at your student self serve. 

Contact information:

1-(855) 2GO-JCTC