Tuition and Fees

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The following may be used as a guide in calculating costs for the semester. The college reserves the right to change tuition and fees without prior notification before the beginning of any academic session.

Tuition and Fees (2015-2016 Academic Year)

Tuition

  • Tuition per credit: 1-11 credits, 19 or more credits
    • Westmoreland County residents - $122 per credit
    • Out-of-County Residents - $244 per credit
    • Out-of-State Residents - $366 per credit
  • Flat Rate: 12-18 credits
    • Westmoreland County residents - $1,830
    • Out-of-County Residents - $3,660
    • Out-of-State Residents - $5,490
  • General Fee - $39 per credit
  • Capital Fee (Out-of-County and Out-of-State Residents) - $6 per credit
  • Lab Fees - Most laboratory courses have a fee. The fees range from $10 to $25

A payment plan for tuition and fees is available for the fall and spring semesters.

Other Fees

  • Books & Supplies - These costs vary according to individual courses.
  • Credit by exam, per course - $30
  • Assessment of Experiential Learning, per course - $75
  • Returned check fee - $25. This fee is assessed if you pay by check and your bank returns the check to the college for any reason.

Tuition Reduction for Older Adults

If you are a Pennsylvania resident age 60 or older you are eligible for a 50 percent reduction in tuition when you enroll in credit classes. Enrollment with a tuition reduction is contingent upon space availability in the class. This reduction applies only to tuition charges and not to textbooks, equipment/supplies or lab fees. To enroll, call the Registration Center at 1-800-262-2103.

If you are a Westmoreland County resident you may use the chart below to calculate your costs. Check the total amount of credits for which you have registered and read across to determine your tuition and fee payment.

Westmoreland County Residents
2015-2016 Academic Year
       
Credits Tuition General Fee Total
1 $122.00 $39.00 $161.00
2 $244.00 $78.00 $322.00
3 $366.00 $117.00 $483.00
4 $488.00 $156.00 $644.00
5 $610.00 $195.00 $805.00
6 $732.00 $234.00 $966.00
7 $854.00 $273.00 $1,127.00
8 $976.00 $312.00 $1,288.00
9 $1,098.00 $351.00 $1,449.00
10 $1,220.00 $390.00 $1,610.00
11 $1,342.00 $429.00 $1,771.00
12 $1,830.00 $468.00 $2,298.00
13 $1,830.00 $507.00 $2,337.00
14 $1,830.00 $546.00 $2,376.00
15 $1,830.00 $585.00 $2,415.00
16 $1,830.00 $624.00 $2,454.00
17 $1,830.00 $663.00 $2,493.00
18 $1,830.00 $702.00 $2,532.00
19 $2,318.00 $741.00 $3,059.00
20 $2,440.00 $780.00 $3,220.00
21 $2,562.00 $819.00 $3,381.00