Tuition & Fees

Terra State's tuition is half the cost of most public colleges/universities and one-fourth the cost of some private colleges/universities. Plus we have a goal-oriented tuition* program that is designed to make your degree or certificate worth the investment!

In-state Tuition

Credit Hours Tuition General Fee Total
1 $181 $30 $211
2 $362 $60 $422
3 $543 $90 $633
4 $724 $120 $844
5 $905 $150 $1,055
6 $1,086 $180 $1,266
7 $1,267 $210 $1,477
8 $1,448 $240 $1,688
9 $1,629 $270 $1,899
10 $1,810 $300 $2,110
11 $1,991 $330 $2,321
12-18* $2,172 $360 $2,532
19 $2,353 $390 $2,743
20 $2,534 $420 $2,954
21 $2,715 $450 $3,165
22 $2,896 $480 $3,376
23 $3,077 $510 $3,587
24 $3,168 $540 $3,798
25 $3,439 $570 $4,009

What is goal-oriented tuition?

Out-of-state Tuition

Credit Hours Tuition General Fee Total
1 $362 $30 $392
2 $724 $60 $784
3 $1,086 $90 $1,176
4 $1,448 $120 $1,568
5 $1,810 $150 $1,960
6 $2,172 $180 $2,352
7 $2,534 $210 $2,744
8 $2,896 $240 $3,136
9 $3,258 $270 $3,528
10 $3,620 $300 $3,920
11 $3,982 $330 $4,312
12-18* $4,344 $360 $4,704
19 $4,706 $390 $5,096
20 $5,068 $420 $5,488
21 $5,430 $450 $5,880
22 $5,792 $480 $6,272
23 $6,154 $510 $6,664
24 $6,516 $540 $7,056
25 $6,878 $570 $7,448

Am I eligible for in-state tuition?

Fees

Terra State has fewer fees than most community colleges and four-year institutions. The following fees are required and automatically calculated in the cost of your attendance.

Description Amount
Registration Fee $10 per semester
Library & Technology Fee $9 per credit hour
Student Activities Fee $2 per credit hour*
Laboratory Fee Varies per course

*Student Activity fees are not assessed for online classes.

The following fees are only assessed when the specific event occurs:

Description Amount
Alternative Academic Credit Fee $45
Background Check - BCI $35
Background Check – BCI copy only $10
Background Check – BCI & FBI $60
Background Check – FBI $35
Accu-Placer Test Retake $25
Duplicate Student ID Fee $10
Late Registration Fee $25
Payment Plan Fee $20
Payment Plan – Late Fee $25
Proficiency Examination Fee $25
Re-Registration Fee $50
Returned Check Fee $20
Transcript Fee $7

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