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Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)

In-State Students $147
KCTCS Out-Of-State On-Line Students $147
Out-of-State Reciprocity Students $147
Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties* $294
Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students $515
Mandatory Fee** (all students): $8 per credit hour

*Contiguous counties are those which border Kentucky. Tuition is charged for each credit hour enrolled.
** KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness fee.

Tuition and charges are determined by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents. For payment deadlines, refer to the college academic calendar.

Owensboro Community and Technical College is a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), and makes every effort to include relevant, timely and accurate information in its publications. However, at times, due to system mandated changes, information may differ from what is published. Every attempt will be made to inform students in a timely manner. Please check the KCTCS catalog for out-of-state-contiguous county tuition rates.

Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Fee Payment Deadlines

Spring 2016 

Jan 6 

Last day to pay tuition & fees to avoid cancellation of registration and late fees

(students registering after this date must pay tuition the same day they register 

Jan 6

Last day to arrange a student tuition and fee payment plan 

Jan 11 

Classes begin 

Jan 15 

Last day to drop classes and receive 100% tuition refund 

Feb 9 

Last day to withdraw from classes and receive 50% tuition refund 

Additional Fee Information

An $11 charge per term will be collected from those students enrolled in programs that require Professional Liability insurance.

A $50 charge will be assessed for each check returned due to insufficient funds. Delinquent accounts are subject to referral to the Kentucky Department of Revenue, which will charge additional fees.

A $75 charge will be assessed for reinstatement of classes for students who do not pay by the payment deadline.