Tuition & Fees • 2020-2021
Effective July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021
Tuition rates are established by the Board of Trustees and are subject to change without notice. Total costs are determined by tuition based on the number of billing contact hours, the student services fee, and any course-related fees.The rates below are approved as of May 11, 2020, which apply to the 2020-2021 academic year. Total costs are determined by tuition based on the number of billing contact hours, the student services fee, and any course-related fees.
Estimated Cost of Attendance
This estimate is based on full-time tuition (in district; 16 credit hours), student service fees, estimated class fees, room, meal plan, and books/supplies. Actual costs may vary.
|Student Service Fee||$736||$736||$1,472|
|Textbook Access Fee||$400||$400||$800|
|Estimated Class Fee||$640||$640||$1,280|
|Books and Supplies*||$400||$400||$800|
*Students have the option of using Follett ACCESS to pay for books or can buy books and supplies outright.
Tuition Per Contact Hour 2020-2021
This covers the actual cost of instruction. Tuition is paid per billing contact hour. Most classes carry from one to five billing contact hours.
|Jackson County resident (in-district)||$163.46|
|Extended County residents (Albion, Cement City, Chelsea, Homer, Jerome, Leslie, Litchfield, Manchester,Stockbridge)||$163.46|
|Out of County||$245.19|
|Out of State & International||$326.91|
|Senior Citizens 65 and older (senior citizens are responsible for any applicable course fees)||Free|
|Dual Enrollment, Middle College and Early College (Jackson County)||$125|
|Dual Enrollment, Middle College and Early College (Non-Jackson County)||$125|
|Veterans (GI Bill®)||$163.46|
|Student Service Fee||$46 per billing contact hour.
Covers costs associated with registration and grade reports. This fee is paid by all students each registration period.
|Textbook Access Fee||$25 per billing contact hour.
Covers the cost of all required textbooks and materials for students, provided by Follett Access through the Jackson College bookstore.
|Class Fee||Class fees are listed in the class schedule. These fees cover costs of consumable materials directly related to or used for the course, such as computer paper and science lab materials. This fee is paid on a per class basis.|
|Online Course Fee – 1 billing contact hour course||$60|
|Online Course Fee – 2 billing contact hour course||$90|
|Online Course Fee – 3 billing contact hour course||$119|
|Online Course Fee – 3.5 billing contact hour course||$133|
|Online Course Fee – 4 or more billing contact hour course||$149|
Jackson Honors Program Tuition
|District||Tuition||Program Fee (per semester)|
|Jackson County (in-district)*||$163.46||$ 250|
|Out of County||$245.19||$ 250|
|Out of State/International||$326.91||$ 250|
* Jackson County residents include: Students whose permanent residence is in Albion, Cement City, Chelsea, Homer, Jerome, Leslie, Litchfield, Manchester and Stockbridge as these communities have been identified as being served by Jackson County school districts. (School of choice does not constitute permanent residency, and does not qualify for the in-district rate.) Residency is based on the student’s permanent address at the time of registration.
Tuition by Course
Each spreadsheet contains the cost of tuition and fees by course.
The accuracy and completeness of these worksheets is not guaranteed. This is only a guide to help you estimate the cost of tuition.
Fall 2020 Tuition by Course
- In-County Tuition by Course – Fall 2020
- Out of County Tuition by Course – Fall 2020
- Out of State/International Tuition by Course – Fall 2020
- Senior Citizen Tuition by Course – Fall 2020
In County Tuition Comparison
Jackson College in-county tuition for 2020-21 is $4,903.80 annually.