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Tuition & Fees

Rates below are for the 2017-18, and 2018-19 academic years

Community College Tuition & Fees (Fall 2017 - Spring 2018)

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Low tuition and fees along with extensive financial aid opportunities, including federal, state, and college scholarship programs, make a community college higher education affordable for many students.
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The open door admissions policy offers admission to the state's community colleges to every high school graduate or anyone holding a high school equivalency diploma (GED) without requiring Scholastic Aptitude Tests.
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In-State Tuition Rates

Credit Hours Tuition College Services Fee Total
1 $159.00 $79.00 $238.00
2 $318.00 $86.00 $404.00
3 $477.00 $92.00 $569.00
4 $636.00 $97.00 $733.00
5 $795.00 $115.00 $910.00
6 $954.00 $131.00 $1,085.00
7 $1,113.00 $148.00 $1,261.00
8 $1,272.00 $163.00 $1,435.00
9 $1,431.00 $180.00 $1,611.00
10 $1,590.00 $195.00 $1,785.00
11 $1,749.00 $213.00 $1,962.00
12 or more** $1,908.00 $230.00 $2,138.00
Annual Full-time $3,816.00 $460.00 $4,276.00

Mandatory Usage Fees
Type Fee
Clinical Program Fee-Level 1* $475
Clinical Program Fee-Level 2* $350
Advanced Manufacturing Fee* $475
Supplemental Course Fee I** $100
Supplemental Course Fee II** $200
Supplemental Course Fee III** $300
Material Fee*** $50

* Per semester; not assess Material or Supplemental Course Fee
** Per course; level determined by additional contact hours
*** Per course, where applicable

Out of State Tuition Rates
Credit Hours Tuition Services Fee Total
1 $477.00 $237.00 $714.00
2 $954.00 $258.00 $1,212.00
3 $1,431.00 $276.00 $1,707.00
4 $1,908.00 $291.00 $2,199.00
5 $2,385.00 $345.00 $2,730.00
6 $2,862.00 $393.00 $3,255.00
7 $3,339.00 $444.00 $3,783.00
8 $3,816.00 $489.00 $4,305.00
9 $4,293.00 $540.00 $4,833.00
10 $4,770.00 $585.00 $5,355.00
11 $5,247.00 $639.00 $5,886.00
12 or more** $5,724.00 $690.00 $6,414.00
Annual Full-time $11,448.00 $1,380.00 $12,828.00

NEBHE Tuition Rates
Credit Hours Tuition Services Fee Total
1 $238.50 $118.50 $357.00
2 $477.00 $129.00 $606.00
3 $715.50 $138.00 $853.50
4 $954.00 $145.50 $1,099.50
5 $1,192.50 $172.50 $1,365.00
6 $1,431.00 $196.50 $1,627.50
7 $1,669.50 $222.00 $1,891.50
8 $1,908.00 $244.50 $2,152.50
9 $2,146.50 $270.00 $2,416.50
10 $2,385.00 $292.50 $2,677.50
11 $2,623.50 $319.50 $2,943.00
12 or more** $2,862.00 $345.00 $3,207.00
Annual Full-time $5,724.00 $690.00 $6,414.00

Student Activity Fees
College Full-Time Part-Time
Manchester $20.00 $10.00
Northwestern $15.00 $10.00
Norwalk $10.00 $5.00
Housatonic $10.00 $5.00
Middlesex $20.00 $10.00
Capital $20.00 $10.00
Naugatuck Valley * $20.00 $15.00
Gateway $20.00 $10.00
Tunxis $20.00 $10.00
Three Rivers $20.00 $10.00
Quinebaug $15.00 $10.00
Asnuntuck $20.00 $10.00
Transportation Fee $20.00 $20.00

Extension Fees & Half Credits

**Excess Credits Tuition Charge - An additional flat tuition charge of $100 per semester shall apply when total registered credits exceed 17 for the semester

Community College Tuition & Fees (Fall 2018 - Spring 2019)

In-State Tuition Rates

Credit Hours Tuition College Services Fee Total
1 $163.00 $81.00 $244.00
2 $326.00 $88.00 $414.00
3 $489.00 $94.00 $583.00
4 $652.00 $99.00 $751.00
5 $815.00 $118.00 $933.00
6 $978.00 $134.00 $1,112.00
7 $1,141.00 $152.00 $1,293.00
8 $1,304.00 $167.00 $1,471.00
9 $1,467.00 $185.00 $1,652.00
10 $1,630.00 $200.00 $1,830.00
11 $1,793.00 $218.00 $2,011.00
12 or more** $1,956.00 $236.00 $2,192.00
Annual Full-time $3,912.00 $472.00 $4,384.00

Mandatory Usage Fees
Type Fee
Clinical Program Fee-Level 1* $487
Clinical Program Fee-Level 2* $359
Advanced Manufacturing Fee* $487
Supplemental Course Fee I** $103
Supplemental Course Fee II** $205
Supplemental Course Fee III** $308
Material Fee*** $51

* Per semester; not assess Material or Supplemental Course Fee
** Per course; level determined by additional contact hours
*** Per course, where applicable

Out of State Tuition Rates
Credit Hours Tuition Services Fee Total
1 $489.00 $243.00 $732.00
2 $978.00 $264.00 $1,242.00
3 $1,467.00 $282.00 $1,749.00
4 $1,956.00 $297.00 $2,253.00
5 $2,445.00 $354.00 $2,799.00
6 $2,934.00 $402.00 $3,336.00
7 $3,423.00 $456.00 $3,879.00
8 $3,912.00 $501.00 $4,413.00
9 $4,401.00 $555.00 $4,956.00
10 $4,890.00 $600.00 $5,490.00
11 $5,379.00 $654.00 $6,033.00
12 or more** $5,868.00 $708.00 $6,576.00
Annual Full-time $11,736.00 $1,416.00 $13,152.00

NEBHE Tuition Rates
Credit Hours Tuition Services Fee Total
1 $244.50 $121.50 $366.00
2 $489.00 $132.00 $621.00
3 $733.50 $141.00 $874.50
4 $978.00 $148.50 $1,126.50
5 $1,222.50 $177.00 $1,399.50
6 $1,467.00 $201.00 $1,668.00
7 $1,711.50 $228.00 $1,939.50
8 $1,956.00 $250.50 $2,206.50
9 $2,200.50 $277.50 $2,478.00
10 $2,445.00 $300.00 $2,745.00
11 $2,689.50 $327.00 $3,016.50
12 or more** $2,934.00 $354.00 $3,288.00
Annual Full-time $5,868.00 $708.00 $6,576.00

Student Activity Fees
College Full-Time Part-Time
Manchester $20.00 $10.00
Northwestern $15.00 $10.00
Norwalk $10.00 $5.00
Housatonic $10.00 $5.00
Middlesex $20.00 $10.00
Capital $20.00 $10.00
Naugatuck Valley * $20.00 $15.00
Gateway $20.00 $10.00
Tunxis $20.00 $10.00
Three Rivers $20.00 $10.00
Quinebaug $15.00 $10.00
Asnuntuck $20.00 $10.00
Transportation Fee $20.00 $20.00

Extension Fees & Half Credits

**Excess Credits Tuition Charge - An additional flat tuition charge of $100 per semester shall apply when total registered credits exceed 17 for the semester

State University Tuition & Fees (Fall 2017 - Spring 2018)

The four Connecticut State Universities offer a variety of programs, degrees, and higher education experiences - urban, rural, residential, commuter - to their students.

In-State Tuition Rates

Institution In State Commuter Undergrad Tuition* In State Residential Undergrad Tuition** In State Grad Tuition* Net Price Calculator
Central Connecticut State University $10,225 $22,041 $11,392 Net Price Calc.
Eastern Connecticut State University $10,919 $23,969 $12,252 Net Price Calc.
Southern Connecticut State University $10,497 $22,933 $11,674 Net Price Calc.
Western Connecticut State University $10,458 $23,080 $11,751 Net Price Calc.

Central Connecticut State University Tuition & Fees
Type In-State Undergrad Out-of-State Undergrad In-State Grad Out-of-State Grad
Tuition $5,424 $16,882 $6,757 $18,102
University General Fee $3,670 $3,670 $3,670 $3,670
University Fee $891 $2,122 $891 $2,122
Student Activity Fee $180 $180 $74 $74
Media Fee $20 $20 - -
Transportation Fee $40 $40
Commuting Student Total $10,225* $22,914* $11,392* $23,968*
Residential Student Total $22,041** $34,730** $23,208*** $35,784***

Eastern Connecticut State University Tuition & Fees
Type In-State Undergrad Out-of-State Undergrad In-State Grad Out-of-State Grad
Tuition $5,424 $16,882 $6,757 $18,102
University General Fee $4,404 $4,404 $4,404 $4,404
University Fee $891 $2,122 $891 $2,122
Student Activity Fee $200 $200 $200 $200
Media Fee $0 $0 - -
Commuting Student Total $10,919* 23,608* $12,252* $24,828*
Residential Student Total $23,969** $36,658** $25,302*** $37,878***

Southern Connecticut State University Tuition & Fees
Type In-State Undergrad Out-of-State Undergrad In-State Grad Out-of-State Grad
Tuition $5,424 $16,882 $6,757 $18,102
University General Fee $3,972 $3,972 $3,972 $3,972
University Fee $891 $2,122 $891 $2,122
Student Activity Fee $140 $140 $54 $54
Media Fee $30 $30 - -
Transportation Fee $40 $40
Commuting Student Total $10,497* $23,186* $11,674* $24,250*
Residential Student Total $22,933** $35,622** $24,110*** $36,686***

Western Connecticut State University Tuition & Fees
Type In-State Undergrad Out-of-State Undergrad In-State Grad Out-of-State Grad
Tuition $5,424 $16,882 $6,757 $18,102
University General Fee $3,904 $3,904 $3,904 $3,904
University Fee $891 $2,122 $891 $2,122
Student Activity Fee $199 $199 $199 $199
Transportation Fee $40 $40
Commuting Student Total $10,458* $23,147* $11,751* $24,327*
Residential Student Total $23,080** $35,769** $24,373*** $36,949***

* not including sickness insurance, housing and food service
** not including sickness insurance and based on double room
*** not including sickness insurance

State University Tuition & Fees (Fall 2018 - Spring 2019)

The four Connecticut State Universities offer a variety of programs, degrees, and higher education experiences - urban, rural, residential, commuter - to their students.

In-State Tuition Rates

Institution In State Commuter Undergrad Tuition* In State Residential Undergrad Tuition** In State Grad Tuition* Net Price Calculator
Central Connecticut State University $10,616 $22,795 $11,835 Net Price Calc.
Eastern Connecticut State University $11,356 $24,916 $12,741 Net Price Calc.
Southern Connecticut State University $10,915 $23,891 $12,144 Net Price Calc.
Western Connecticut State University $10,859 $23,931 $12,204 Net Price Calc.

Central Connecticut State University Tuition & Fees
Type In-State Undergrad Out-of-State Undergrad In-State Grad Out-of-State Grad
Tuition $5,642 $16,882 $7,027 $18,102
University General Fee $3,816 $3,816 $3,816 $3,816
University Fee $918 $2,186 $918 $2,186
Student Activity Fee $180 $180 $74 $74
Media Fee $20 $20 - -
Transportation Fee $40 $40
Commuting Student Total $10,616* $23,124* $11,835* $24,178*
Residential Student Total $22,795** $35,303** $24,014*** $36,357***

Eastern Connecticut State University Tuition & Fees
Type In-State Undergrad Out-of-State Undergrad In-State Grad Out-of-State Grad
Tuition $5,642 $16,882 $7,027 $18,102
University General Fee $4,596 $4,596 $4,596 $4,596
University Fee $918 $2,186 $918 $2,186
Student Activity Fee $200 $200 $200 $200
Media Fee $0 $0 - -
Commuting Student Total $11,356* 23,864* $12,741* $25,084*
Residential Student Total $24,916** $37,424** $26,301*** $38,644***

Southern Connecticut State University Tuition & Fees
Type In-State Undergrad Out-of-State Undergrad In-State Grad Out-of-State Grad
Tuition $5,642 $16,882 $7,027 $18,102
University General Fee $4,146 $4,146 $4,146 $4,146
University Fee $917 $2,185 $917 $2,185
Student Activity Fee $140 $140 $54 $54
Media Fee $30 $30 - -
Transportation Fee $40 $40
Commuting Student Total $10,915* $23,423* $12,144* $24,487*
Residential Student Total $23,891** $36,399** $25,120*** $37,463***

Western Connecticut State University Tuition & Fees
Type In-State Undergrad Out-of-State Undergrad In-State Grad Out-of-State Grad
Tuition $5,642 $16,882 $7,027 $18,102
University General Fee $4,060 $4,060 $4,060 $4,060
University Fee $918 $2,186 $918 $2,186
Student Activity Fee $199 $199 $199 $199
Transportation Fee $40 $40
Commuting Student Total $10,859* $23,367* $12,204* $24,547*
Residential Student Total $23,931** $36,439** $25,276*** $37,619***

* not including sickness insurance, housing and food service
** not including sickness insurance and based on double room
*** not including sickness insurance

Charter Oak Tuition & Fees (17-18, 18-19)

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Charter Oak Undergraduate Course and Program Enrollment Fees

Type Fee (FY 18) Fee (FY 19)
CT Resident per credit $298 $310
Non-Resident per credit $392 $408
CT Resident Student Services Fee per semester $209 $217
Non-Resident Student Services Fee per semester $275 $284
Technology Fee/Semester $68 $70
Application Fee (non-refundable) $75 $75
Admissions Deposit (non-refundable)* $150 $150

Charter Oak Graduate Course and Program Enrollment Fees

Type Fee (FY 18) Fee (FY 19)
CT Resident per credit $486 $506
Non-Resident per credit $508 $529
CT Resident Student Services Fee per semester $333 $333
Non-Resident Student Services Fee per semester $354 $354
Technology Fee per semester $68 $70
Application Fee (non-refundable) $75 $75
Admissions Deposit (non-refundable)* $150 $150

*The certificate application fee is waived for enrolled students.


Residency

For questions about whether you qualify as an in-state or out-of-state student for tuition purposes, please review the Connecticut General Statutes regarding residency (pdf).