Academic Year 2017-2018 Tuition, Fees and Expenses

Payment arrangements for Winter 2018 must be made at the time of registration.

Tuition/Fees Academic Year 2017-18

Tuition/Fees Academic Year 2017-18Residents of Bucks CountyOut-of-County ResidentsOut-of-State ResidentsNon-Sponsored**
Tuition
per semester credit hour
$145 $290 $435 $175
Activity Fee
per semester credit hour
2 2 2 2
Capital Fee
per semester credit hour
0 10 20 10
College Services Fee 25 25 25 25
Technology Support Fee
per semester credit hour
35 35 35 35
Returned Check Fee 25 25 25 25

**Non Sponsored Counties: Bedford, Bradford, Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Juniata, Lycoming, McKean, Mifflin, Montour, Perry, Pike, Potter, Snyder, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Wyoming

Tuition refunds will be processed under the following official policy of the College.

Additional Fees and Expenses

Books and Supplies

(Not applicable at registration) Allow an average of $100 per course

Chef Apprentice Courses

Students enrolled in certain chef apprentice courses will incur additional expenses listed here.

Music Instruction & Studio Art Courses

Students enrolled in certain music and art courses will incur additional expenses listed here.

Nursing & Medical Assistant Courses

Students enrolled in certain nursing and medical assistant courses will incur additional expenses listed here.

Online (Distance Education) Courses

There are no special charges for students in online courses. Some courses, do, however, require proctored testing. Proctored testing is available free of charge at the Upper, Lower, and Newtown Campuses. If the College’s testing facilities are inaccessible to you, an instructor may offer you the option of proposing an alternative proctor. Most proctors charge for this service; fees vary and are the responsibility of the student.

Payment Options

View your payment options here.

Returned Check Fee

Students whose checks are returned to the College because of insufficient funds will be assessed a bad check fee of $25 for each occurrence.

Science Courses

Students enrolled in certain science courses will incur additional expenses listed here.

Music Instruction/Studio Art Supplies

Students enrolled in the following courses will incur an additional expense. Any expenses not listed will be the responsibility of the individual student.

  • Material Fee: a charge to supply students with comparable materials needed for a course.
  • Studio Fee: a charge for studio courses with 4 or more contact hours per week.
  • Lesson Fee: a charge for individual music lessons for music majors only.
Arts and Music Fees
CourseMaterial FeeStudio FeeLesson Fee
MUSC 124   $100  
MUSL 100,101     $225
MUSL 111,112,211,212     $450
VACV 135,137,140,145,230,231,232,235,238,242   $100  
VACV 246,247 $75 $100  
VAFA 102,105,132, 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 141,165 $20 $100  
VAFA 109,160,260, 261 $40 $100  
VAFA 147,148 $300 $100  
VAFA 161,181,256, 282 $50 $100  
VAFA 167 $45 $100  
VAFA 246 $150 $100  
VAFA 100,101,103,104,107,108,111,171,200,202,242,250,271   $100  
VAFA 168 $25    
VAFW 100,133,136,137,138,140,145,180,181   $100  
VAGD 101,102,201   $100  
VAMM 100,110,130,209,210,230   $100  
VAPH 110,151 $50 $100  
VAPH 157,257 $75 $100  
VAPH 210,211 $100 $100  

Nursing/Medical Assistant Course Fees

Students enrolled in certain courses will incur additional expenses listed in the table below. Additionally, students may have various fees for achievement tests and conferences that they must attend. Fees listed are subject to change.

Nursing Fees
CourseCourse FeeLab FeeMalpractice FeeTesting Fee
NURS101 $845 $20 $15 TBD
NURS102 $845 $20 $15 TBD
NURS201 $955 $20 $15 TBD
NURS202 $955 $20 $15 TBD
Lab Fees
CourseLab Fee
MEDA 200 $30
MEDA 201 $30
MEDA 203 $30
MEDA 204 $70

Science Course Fees

Students enrolled in certain courses will incur additional expenses listed in the table below. Fees listed are subject to change.

Course NumberCourse NameCourse Fee
BIOL101 Biological Science I $94
BIOL102 Biological Science II $83
BIOL110  Field Biology $10
BIOL121 Biological Principles I $210
BIOL122 Biological Principles II $223
BIOL181 Human Anatomy & Physiology I $225
BIOL182 Human Anatomy & Physiology II $216
BIOL220 Principles of Ecology $195
BIOL228 Microbiology $234
BIOT105 Intro to Biotechnology $65
BIOT125 Biotechnology Methods & Techniques $248
BIOT135 Biotechnology Methods & Techniques $248
BIOT205 Cell & Tissue Culture $255
BIOT221 Biomanufacturing $195
CHEM100 Preparatory Chemistry $90
CHEM101 Chemistry A $90
CHEM102 Chemistry B $220
CHEM121 Chemistry I $220
CHEM122 Chemistry II $220
CHEM221 Organic Chemistry I $190
CHEM222 Organic Chemistry II $190
CISC110 Intro to Information Systems $65
CISC113 Visual Basic Programming I $65
ENGR240 Intro to Circuit Analysis $195
ENGT240 Applied Circuit Analysis $195
ENGT241 Applied Analog Electronics $195
ENGT242 Applied Digital Electronics $195
NEUR121 Fundamentals of Neuroscience $195
PHYS106 Physics A $195
PHYS107 Physics B $195
PHYS121 Physics I $195
PHYS122 Physics II $195
SCIE103 Physical Geology $65
SCIE105 Intro to Environmental Science $65

RADI/Radiography Course Fees

Students enrolled in certain courses will incur additional expenses listed in the table below. Fees listed are subject to change.

Radiography Fees
FeeCourses
$75 each: RADI 100, 105, 125, 205
$103 each: RADI 120, 200
$80 each: RADI 220

HRIM/Chef Apprentice Course Fees

Students enrolled in certain courses will incur additional expenses listed in the table below. Fees listed are subject to change.

Chef Fees
FeeCourses
$40 each: HRIM 134, 136, 137, 155, 291
$80 each: HRIM 143, 144, 145, 150, 292
$120 each: HRIM 120, 121, 122, 127, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135, 293

All tuition and fees are due and payable at time of registration.

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