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Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)

In-State Students $156
KCTCS Out-Of-State On-Line Students $156
Out-of-State Reciprocity Students $156
Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties* $312
Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students $546
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.

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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 2017 
Jan 4 - 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 4 - Last day to arrange a student tuition payment plan
Jan 9 - Classes begin
Jan 13 -
Last day to drop classes and receive 100% tuition refund
Feb 7 -
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.