Costs and Financial Aid

Tuition and Charges

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)

In-State Students $147
KCTCS Out-Of-State On-Line Students $147
Out-of-State Reciprocity Students $147
Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties* $294
Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students $515
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.

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 Per Credit Hour Chart 

Security Charge: $40 per on-campus student per semester (link shows student groups exempted from the charge)


Tuition/charges are subject to change without prior notice and must be paid seven (7) days prior to the beginning of the semester or at time of registration. Schedule changes that result in additional tuition and charges after the first day of the semester must be paid upon change.


Paying Tuition

Tuition may be paid in person at the Edgewood Campus. Alternatively, tuition may be paid online via Student Self Service.

Consult the academic calendar for refund schedules. Students are responsible for reading and understanding the current drop/refund policy of the College.

Additional tuition and charge information is available in the Student Handbook.

Request and completion of registration constitutes a contractual financial obligation to pay tuition and charges. Any financial assistance received will be applied against billed charges. Students are responsible for all outstanding debts and contracts with the College. Any past due accounts may be referred to an outside collection agency which could result in collection costs.