Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)


 In-State Students


 KCTCS Out-Of-State Online Students


 Out-of-State Reciprocity Students


 Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties*


 Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students


 Mandatory Fee** (all students):

 $8/credit hour

*Contiguous counties are those which border Kentucky. Tuition is charged for each credit hour enrolled.
** KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness fee. A full break down of charges is available.

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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 isa 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 2018 (Classes beginning January 8 and ending May 6)

Jan 3: 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 3: Last day to arrange a student tuition payment plan

Jan 8: Classes begin

Jan 12: Last day to drop classes and receive 100% tuition refund

Feb 6: 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.