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Tuition and Other Costs
Payable Each Semester

 

TUITION

Curriculum Programs

In-State Students

2014-2015 Fall & Spring Semesters and Summer Term 

Tuition for full-time, in-state students carrying 16 or more semester credit hours will not exceed $1,152.00 plus fees per semester or term. Part-time students and those taking less than 16 hours will pay $72.00 plus fees per semester hour. 

 

Out-of-State Students

2014-2015 Fall & Spring Semesters and Summer Term 

Tuition for full-time, out-of-state students carrying 16 or more semester credit hours will not exceed $4,224.00 plus fees per semester or term. Part-time students and those taking less than 16 hours will pay $264.00 plus fees per semester hour. 

 

OTHER COSTS

Activity Fee

There is a $3.25 per credit hour (maximum $32.50) activity fee charged for all students enrolled in the fall semester and spring semester with the exception of high school students. This includes the cost of SGA, intramural activities, and other designated student activities and events.  This fee is charged for fall and spring semesters only. 

 

Campus Access Fee

There is a $20.00 campus access fee charged fall and spring semesters and summer term.  This fee is charged to all students enrolled in curriculum courses with the exception of high school students and those eligible for fee waivers.
 

 

Technology Fee

A Technology Fee of $4.00 per credit hour (maximum $16.00) will be charged for each fall and spring semesters and summer term. This fee is charged to all students enrolled in a curriculum course with the exception of high school students. 

 

Insurance Coverage

All curriculum students, with the exception of high school students, enrolled are charged a student insurance fee of $1.25 fall and spring semesters and summer term. This fee covers the students with the school accident insurance policy. 

 

Malpractice Insurance

Students enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing (Integrated), Dental Assisting, Respiratory Therapy and Medical Assisting Technology programs must purchase the college's malpractice insurance ($17.00). This is charged each fall semester for coverage during the school year. The insurance must be purchased prior to students doing any clinical work. This coverage protects the students and the college while the students are in their clinical courses of study. 

 

Books

The cost of books is approximately $800.00-$900.00 fall semester and $600.00-$700.00 spring semester. For specific information regarding bookstore-related questions, please contact the College Bookstore at (336) 838-6174 or check our link, Student Resources - Bookstore. 

 

Material and Supply Fees

The following courses require additional special fees as listed: ART 283 and ART 284, $35; Dental Assisting, $50 (Fall and Spring Semesters); Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET), $200; Culinary or Baking/Pastry Arts additional lab fees (first-year and second-year students), $125 per lab course; EMT, $71/year Malpractice Insurance; RCP 215, $355; and NUR 111, up to $800. 

In case of equipment breakage or damage due to gross negligence or maliciousness, students will be expected to remunerate the institution for the cost. Grades shall be withheld until proper payment is made. 

 

Tuition Payment Options

Tuition and fees for curriculum programs are set by the North Carolina General Assembly and are subject to change without notice. For current tuition and fee information contact the Business Office at (336) 838-6519. 

 

Last updated 7/22/14