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Deadlines: Tuition and fees are due in full by the Tuition Due Date listed on the Academic Calendar. After the tuition due date, payment is due within 1 business day.

Pay Online, In Person, or Make a Payment Plan. Visit the Pay for College page for information to make a payment.

2022-23 Tuition Rates
2022-23 Tuition Rates in effect Fall Quarter 2022
Number of Credits Washington Resident Non-Washington Resident,
U.S. Citizen
Non-Resident, International Active Service Members who qualify for DoD’s Tuition Assistance
1 $119.13 $135.04 $306.92 $93.94
2 $238.26 $270.08 $613.84 $187.88
3 $357.39 $405.12 $920.76 $281.82
4 $476.52 $540.16 $1,227.68 $375.76
5 $595.65 $675.20 $1,534.60 $469.70
6 $714.78 $810.24 $1,841.52 $563.64
7 $833.91 $945.28 $2,148.44 $657.58
8 $953.04 $1,080.32 $2,455.36 $751.52
9 $1,072.17 $1,215.36 $2,762.28 $845.46
10 $1,191.30 $1,350.40 $3,069.20 $939.40
11 $1,250.24 $1,410.19 $3,135.81 $986.67
12 $1,309.18 $1,469.98 $3,202.42 $1,033.94
13 $1,368.12 $1,529.77 $3,269.03 $1,081.21
14 $1,427.06 $1,589.56 $3,335.64 $1,128.48
15 $1,486.00 $1,649.35 $3,402.25 $1,175.75
16 $1,544.94 $1,709.14 $3,468.86 $1,223.02
17 $1,603.88 $1,768.93 $3,535.47 $1,270.29
18 $1,662.82 $1,828.72 $3,602.08 $1,317.56
19 $1,769.70 $1,935.60 $3,896.75 $1,424.44
20 $1,876.58 $2,042.48 $4,191.42 $1,531.32
21 $1,983.46 $2,149.36 $4,486.09 $1,638.20
22 $2,090.34 $2,256.24 $4,780.76 $1,745.08
23 $2,197.22 $2,363.12 $5,075.43 $1,851.96
24 $2,304.10 $2,470.00 $5,370.10 $1,958.84
25 $2,410.98 $2,576.88 $5,664.77 $2,065.72
2021-22 Tuition Rates
2021-22 Tuition Rates in effect Fall Quarter 2021
Number of Credits Washington Resident Non-Washington Resident,
U.S. Citizen
Non-Resident, International Active Service Members who qualify for DoD’s Tuition Assistance
1 $116.05 $131.27 $299.12 $91.74
2 $232.10 $262.54 $598.24 $183.48
3 $348.15 $393.81 $897.36 $275.22
4 $464.20 $525.08 $1,196.48 $366.96
5 $580.25 $656.35 $1,495.60 $458.70
6 $696.30 $787.62 $1,794.72 $550.44
7 $812.35 $918.89 $2,093.84 $642.18
8 $928.40 $1,050.16 $2,392.96 $733.92
9 $1,044.45 $1,181.43 $2,692.08 $825.66
10 $1,160.50 $1,312.70 $2,991.20 $917.40
11 $1,217.96 $1,370.96 $3,056.12 $963.56
12 $1,275.42 $1,429.22 $3,121.04 $1,009.72
13 $1,332.88 $1,487.48 $3,185.96 $1,055.88
14 $1,390.34 $1,545.74 $3,250.88 $1,102.04
15 $1,447.80 $1,604.00 $3,315.80 $1,148.20
16 $1,505.26 $1,662.26 $3,380.72 $1,194.36
17 $1,562.72 $1,720.52 $3,445.64 $1,240.52
18 $1,620.18 $1,778.78 $3,510.56 $1,286.68
19 $1,724.30 $1,882.90 $3,797.75 $1,390.80
20 $1,828.42 $1,987.02 $4,084.94 $1,494.92
21 $1,932.54 $2,091.14 $4,372.13 $1,599.04
22 $2,036.66 $2,195.26 $4,659.32 $1,703.16
23 $2,140.78 $2,299.38 $4,946.51 $1,807.28
24 $2,244.90 $2,403.50 $5,233.70 $1,911.40
25 $2,349.02 $2,507.62 $5,520.89 $2,015.52
Fees

The college charges additional fees to support the enhancement of student learning and the student experience.

Technology Fee:
ABE, Parent Coop, ESL, and GED Students $10 per quarter
All Other Students

$40 per quarter (1-9 credits)


$50 per quarter (10+ credits and Running Start students)

Student Building Fee:
All Students $6 per credit (all credits)
Matriculation Fee:
All Students $20 per quarter
Associated Student Programs Fee:  Running Start students ONLY. $5 per credit (up to $50 max.)

Course Fees: Course fees vary and are listed in the Class Schedule.

Books: The cost of books varies depending upon the type of class.
Average Cost per year: $801-$904
*Source: National Association of College Stores

Supplies: The cost of supplies varies depending on the type of class, but could include paper, pens, pencils, etc. Most technical programs have costs for tools, uniforms, and other specialized materials.

Repeating Classes: Students repeating a course after the third time (includes V, W, and F grades) will be required to pay the full cost of the course (Non-Resident / International Rate) for any additional repeat attempts regardless of their residency.

Third Party Payments

The Business Office must be notified of tuition and fees being paid by any third party (i.e., organization/agency, private/alternative student loan, scholarship, non-profit agency, state agency or financial institution) to avoid being dropped from classes. You may submit contracts and letters directly to the Business Office by fax: 360-596-5703 or email: payment@spscc.edu. Contact the Business Office for more information, phone: 360-596-5246.

2020 HB 1795 Disclosure

RCW 28B.15.0681(5)(a) and (b) require that institutions of higher education provide certain information to all undergraduate resident students. This is also known as the HB 1795 disclosure.

5a) Fiscal Year 2020 Sources of Institutional Revenue:

  • State: $18,682,454
  • Grants & Contracts: $11,562,210
  • Local: $16,045,960
  • Tuition: $9,584,122
  • Total: $55,874,746

5b) Tuition revenue, as defined by RCW 28B.15.020, includes the Building Fee and the Operating Fee. Building Fee revenue is appropriated by the legislature specifically for buildings, equipment, maintenance and other capital projects. The list below shows the major activities supported by Operating fees revenue in fiscal year 2020.

  • Instruction: $4,882,690
  • Primary Academic Support: $608,286
  • Library: $194,391
  • Student Services: $1,264,863
  • Institutional Support: $1,697,893
  • Plant Operations: $928,593
  • Total: $9,576,716
2020-21 Tuition Rates
2020-21 Tuition Rates in effect Fall Quarter 2020
Number of Credits Washington Resident Non-Washington Resident,
U.S. Citizen
Non-Resident, International
1 $113.04 $128.00 $291.28
2 $226.08 $256.00 $582.56
3 $339.12 $384.00 $873.84
4 $452.16 $512.00 $1,165.12
5 $565.20 $640.00 $1,456.40
6 $678.24 $768.00 $1,747.68
7 $791.28 $896.00 $2,038.96
8 $904.32 $1,024.00 $2,330.24
9 $1,017.36 $1,152.00 $2,621.52
10 $1,130.40 $1,280.00 $2,912.80
11 $1,186.34 $1,336.74 $2,976.02
12 $1,242.28 $1,393.48 $3,039.24
13 $1,298.22 $1,450.22 $3,102.46
14 $1,354.16 $1,506.96 $3,165.68
15 $1,410.10 $1,563.70 $3,228.90
16 $1,466.04 $1,620.44 $3,292.12
17 $1,521.98 $1,677.18 $3,355.34
18 $1,577.92 $1,733.92 $3,418.56
19 $1,679.34 $1,835.34 $3,698.22
20 $1,780.76 $1,936.76 $3,977.88
21 $1,882.18 $2,038.18 $4,257.54
22 $1,983.60 $2,139.60 $4,537.20
23 $2,085.02 $2,241.02 $4,816.86
24 $2,186.44 $2,342.44 $5,096.52
25 $2,287.86 $2,443.86 $5,376.18