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Tuition and Fees Table / Cost Calculation

How much will it cost?

Fall 2015 Spring 2016 Summer 2016

Your tuition rate is established based primarily upon your state of residency. Learn more about your assigned tuition rate. Courses in the Advanced Technology Programs have a slightly higher tuition rate, as do courses taken as Independent Study. See the complete list of tuition rates. In addition to a tuition charge for each credit, there are related fees.

MN Residents:

No Tuition Increase for Two Years! Visit www.rctc.edu/freeze for more information.

  1. Fall 2015 tuition and fees are due and payable on or before Friday, August 7, 2015.
  2. After August 7, 2015 payment is due at the time of registration .
  3. Spring 2016 tuition and fees are due and payable on or before Friday, December 11, 2015.
  4. After December 11, 2015 payment is due at the time of registration.

Tuition and Fees* table for 2015-16:

cost per credit

3 cr.

6 cr.

9 cr.

12 cr.**

15 cr.**

18 cr.**

Minnesota (In-State)

$192.00 $576.00 $1152.00 $1728 $2304 $2880 $3456


$192.00 $576.00 $1152.00 $1728 $2304$2880 $3456

*Costs shown above are estimates. Exact costs are calculated after a student is registered.

** 12-18 credits and above are necessary to be considered a "full-time" student. A full-time status may be required to qualify for some scholarships.


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Reduced Tuition Programs:
Follow the links below to learn about special programs that can reduce your tuition.  Students qualifying for one of the following programs may also refer to the complete list of tuition rates:


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