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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): $4 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.

Students in these Indiana counties pay in-state rates: Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland.

Students in these Ohio counties pay in-state rates: Adams, Brown, and Clermont. (students in the Associate Degree Nursing program are excluded and must pay contiguous or out of state rate).

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 2014

January 8    Last day to arrange a student tuition and fee payment plan 
January 8    Last day to pay tuition & fees to avoid cancellation of registration and late fee (students registering after this date must pay tuition the same day they register) 
January 13   Classes begin 
January 17    Last day to drop classes and receive 100% tuition refund
February 11                      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.