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 $176 $30 $206
2 $352 $60 $412
3 $528 $90 $618
4 $704 $120 $824
5 $880 $150 $1,030
6 $1,056 $180 $1,236
7 $1,232 $210 $1,442
8 $1,408 $240 $1,648
9 $1,584 $270 $1,854
10 $1,760 $300 $2,060
11 $1,936 $330 $2,266
12-18* $2,112 $360 $2,472
19 $2,288 $390 $2,678
20 $2,464 $420 $2,884
21 $2,640 $450 $3,090
22 $2,816 $480 $3,296
23 $2,992 $510 $3,502
24 $3,168 $540 $3,708
25 $3,344 $570 $3,914

What is goal-oriented tuition?

Out-of-state Tuition

Credit Hours Tuition General Fee Total
1 $352 $30 $382
2 $704 $60 $764
3 $1,056 $90 $1,146
4 $1,408 $120 $1,528
5 $1,760 $150 $1,910
6 $2,112 $180 $2,292
7 $2,464 $210 $2,674
8 $2,816 $240 $3,056
9 $3,168 $270 $3,438
10 $3,520 $300 $3,820
11 $3,872 $330 $4,202
12-18* $4,224 $360 $4,584
19 $4,576 $390 $4,966
20 $4,928 $420 $5,348
21 $5,280 $450 $5,730
22 $5,632 $480 $6,112
23 $5,984 $510 $6,494
24 $6,336 $540 $6,876
25 $6,688 $570 $7,258

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
Compass 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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