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Current Tuition

Quality education at an affordable cost

Washington state's community and technical colleges offer students an excellent education for a fraction of the cost of other colleges or universities.

Tuition and Fees for Full-Time Students

Lower Division Tuition
2017-2018 Tuition* Resident Nonresident
* Rounded to the nearest dollar    
One Quarter (15 credits) $1,312 $3,118
Academic Year (3 quarters/45 credits total) $3,936 $9,354

 Upper Division/Applied Bachelor's Degrees
2017-2018 Tuition*  Resident Nonresident
* Rounded to the nearest dollar    
One quarter (15 credits) $2,105 $6,094
Academic year (3 quarters/45 credits total) $6,314 $18,282


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.

FY 16 / FY 17 Comparisons

2016-17 Tuition and Fees

2015-16 Tuition and Fees

2014-15 Tuition and Fees

2014 vs 2015 Tuition Rate Comparison

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