Tuition and Fees

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How Much Will It Cost?

Tuition at community and technical colleges in Washington is charged per credit, rather than by part-time or full-time status. Tuition rates are also determined by residency status.

Tuition rates will vary slightly for each college depending on local fees. The rates shown below reflect the maximum amount any college may charge.

Current Tuition and Fees for Students Enrolled in 15 Credits

Data Source: SBCTC Operating Budget Office, 2015-16


Resident Non-Resident
One Quarter $1,282 $3,083
Academic Year (3 quarters) $3,846 $9,249

2015-16 Tuition and Fees

Specific details on current and past tuition and fee rates for the Washington State community and technical colleges – as approved by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges – are available below.

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