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Tuition
2017-18 Tuition Rates in effect Fall Quarter 2017
Number of Credits Washington Resident Non-Washington Resident, US Citizen Non-Resident, International
1 $105.17 $118.89 $282.17
2 $210.34 $237.78 $564.34
3 $315.51 $356.67 $846.51
4 $420.68 $475.56 $1,128.68
5 $525.85 $594.45 $1,410.85
6 $631.02 $713.34 $1,693.02
7 $736.19 $832.23 $1,975.19
8 $841.36 $951.12 $2,257.36
9 $946.53 $1,070.01 $2,539.53
10 $1,051.70 $1,188.90 $2,821.70
11 $1,103.78 $1,241.70 $2,880.98
12 $1,155.86 $1,294.50 $2,940.26
13 $1,207.94 $1,347.30 $2,999.54
14 $1,260.02 $1,400.10 $3,058.82
15 $1,312.10 $1,452.90 $3,118.10
16 $1,364.18 $1,505.70 $3,177.38
17 $1,416.26 $1,558.50 $3,236.66
18 $1,468.34 $1,611.30 $3,295.94
19 $1,562.70 $1,705.66 $3,567.30
20 $1,657.06 $1,800.02 $3,838.66
21 $1,751.42 $1,894.38 $4,110.02
22 $1,845.78 $1,988.74 $4,381.38
23 $1,940.14 $2,083.10 $4,652.74
24 $2,034.50 $2,177.46 $4,924.10
25 $2,128.86 $2,271.82 $5,196.46

Educational Cost Statement:

The average cost to educate a resident full-time community college student for the 2016-17 academic year was $7,524. Students pay an average of $3,056 in tuition toward this cost. The remaining $4,468 is an “opportunity pathway” provided by the State and is funded by state taxes and other sources.

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 $10.00 per quarter
All Other Students $35.00 per quarter (1-9 credits)
$45.00 per quarter (10+ credits and Running Start students)
Student Building Fee:
All Students $1.90 per credit (up to 10 credits) (through Summer 2017)
$6.00 per credit (all credits) (effective Fall 2017)
Matriculation Fee:
All Students $20.00 per quarter
Associated Student Programs Fee:  Because Running Start students don't pay tuition, this fee replaces the Services & Activities Fees that are rolled into tuition costs for other students.
Running Start Students who do not qualify for low income waiver: $5.00 per credit (up to $50 max.) (effective Fall 2017)

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.

Paying Tuition & Fees

Tuition payment deadlines: Tuition and fees are due in full by the Tuition Due Date, refer to the Academic Calendar.
To pay in person:  Visit the One-Stop in the Center for Student Success (Building 22) or at the Lacey Campus.
To pay online:  Login to Web Payment.
To pay via payment plan:  Visit mycollegepaymentplan.com/spscc.

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.

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.