Tuition and Fees

Student Fees

The following fees are assessed on the basis of enrollment status or services rendered. Rates and fees listed below are for the 2017/2018 academic year and subject to change.

Mandatory Fees:
Description Amount Per Service Rendered
Student Activity Fee $75
FT - Semester
PT - Semester
Student activities costs
Intramural Recreation / Athletic Fee $87
FT - Semester
PT - Semester
Costs of recreation programs and intercollegiate athletics
Accident Insurance* (Health and Sickness policies are not available through NCCC)




Academic Year-Full

Winter & Spring

Summer only

Required if student does not have health insurance coverage
Technology Fee $75
FT - Semester
PT - Semester
Updating hardware and software technology
Other Fees:
Mandatory Fees:
Description Amount Per Service Rendered
Distance Learning Fee** $23 Credit Hour To cover the costs of developing and delivering online courses
Academic Foundation Fee $45 Course To cover costs associated with remedial course work
Allied Health Lab Fee $144 Course To cover additional costs associated with Allied Health Labs and clinicals
Animal Management Lab Fee $173 Course To cover contractual expenses incurred for labs at zoos and aquariums
Baking and Pastry Arts Lab Fee $108 Course To cover the cost of consumed materials and supplies
Bowling Lab Fee $52 Course Maintaining and operating bowling lanes
Culinary Arts Lab Fee $176 Course To cover the cost of consumed materials and supplies
Viticulture Lab Fee $74 Course To cover the cost of consumed materials and supplies
Welding Lab Fee $52 Credit Hour To cover the cost of lab space and consumed materials and supplies
Wine and Beverage Lab Fee $15 Course To cover the cost of consumed materials and supplies
Payment Plan Fee $46 Semester Administrative costs for the College's tuition payment plan
Transcript Fee $8 Transcript To cover costs of copying and postage
Late Payment Fee $43 Occurrence Any account balance, after considering financial aid, remaining outstanding at tuition or payment plan due dates
Placement Exam Fee $14 Exam To cover costs associated with required entrance testing for matriculation in any degree or certificate program.
Late Registration Fee $44 Registration All support services & resources required to accommodate students unable to attend regularly scheduled registration. You will be charged the late registration fee if your first registration activity for a term occurs during the late registration period, which begins on the first official day of classes for that term.
Graduation Fee $30 Degree or Certificate To cover costs of ceremonies, printing diplomas, etc.
Returned Check Fee $25 Item Returned Bank charges and handling costs of returned checks or credit card authorizations
ID Card Replacement Fee $9 ID Card Required for access to the College library and functions (first card is free)
Portfolio Assessment Fee $175 Portfolio To cover cost of faculty evaluation of a portfolio submitted by a student to document learning acquired through work/life experience
Credit for Prior Learning Fee $30 Credit Hour CPL credit hour fee to be paid for each credit hour awarded through assessment of portfolio (up to a maximum of 14 credits.) The first 6 credits are included in the $175 portfolio assessment fee. Student will pay an additional $30 per credit only for credit hours beyond these 6, to cover administrative costs and additional faculty time for assessment.
Challenge Exam Administration and Assessment Fee $70 Exam Faculty preparation, administration, and evaluation of challenge exams
Tobacco Policy Violation Fee $25-$200 Per occurrence; does not reset with term or year $25 - 1st violation; $50 - 2nd violation; $100 - 3rd violation; $200 - 4th and additional violations
Library Fines $0.50 Day/per book Mailing reminders and other related collection efforts
Child Care Fees Variable
* See note
(Registration fee)
Child (waiting-list placement)
Fees cover the costs of salaries for teachers, meals, supplies, and equipment for day care services provided to children of students.
* The variable schedule service charge is structured on a sliding scale, depending on the length of care time and parental income

Notes to fee table
*Insurance Fee: The insurance coverage is for accidents only and is mandatory. If you have your own coverage, you must sign a waiver card to have the charge removed. Student athletes cannot waive coverage/charge.

**Distance-Learning Fee: Students who are taking only Distance Learning courses may have certain on-campus fees waived.