Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)


 In-State Students


 KCTCS Out-Of-State Online Students


 Out-of-State Reciprocity Students


 Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties*


 Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students


 Mandatory Fee** (all students):

 $8/credit hour

*Contiguous counties are those which border Kentucky. Tuition is charged for each credit hour enrolled.
** KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness fee. A full break down of charges is available.

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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.

Fall 2017

  Per Credit Hour
IN-STATE $162.00
OUT-OF-STATE $567.00

Spring 2018

  Per Credit Hour
IN-STATE $162.00
OUT-OF-STATE $567.00
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.
  • Online Course Charge - $20.00 per credit hour (based on class instruction mode)
  • 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 - $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.

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Update your address information in the Student Information Center or online at your Student Self-Service

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