Tuition & Fees
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.
Tuition Per Contact Hour 2023-2024
Effective July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024
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)||$185|
|Extended County residents (Cement City, Chelsea, Homer, Jerome, Leslie, Litchfield, Manchester, Stockbridge)||$185|
|Out of County||$209|
|Out of State & International||$277|
|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)||$141|
The below fees (Student Service Fee, On-line Course Fee, and Course Related Materials) are a requirement of enrollment and/or required for the student’s completion of an eligible certificate or degree. The Textbook Access fee is optional and therefore is not required.
|Student Service Fee||
Covers costs associated with registration and grade reports. This fee is paid by all students each registration period.
|Textbook Access Fee||$70 per course. More information on the Textbook Program.|
|Course Related Materials||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||$20|
|Online Course Fee – 2 billing contact hour course||$30|
|Online Course Fee – 3 billing contact hour course||$40|
|Online Course Fee – 3.5 billing contact hour course||$45|
|Online Course Fee – 4 or more billing contact hour course||$50|
Jackson Honors Program Tuition
|Jackson County (in-district)*||$185|
|Out of County||$209|
|Out of State/International||$277|
* 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.
Cost of Attendance for In-District, Extended County, Veterans, Out-of-District and Out-of-State tuition rates
|Tuition per contact hour
Student Service Fee per contact hour
Average On-line Class Fee
|Tuition and Fees||$5,948.00||$6,524.00||$8,156.00|
|Books, Course Related Materials, Supplies, and Equipment||$1,160.00||$1,160.00||$1,160.00|
|Full-time (12 credit hours) for 2 Semesters||$25,600.00||$26,176.00||$27,808.00|
|Full-time (12 credit hours) for 1 Semester||$12,800.00||$13,088.00||$13,904.00|
Cost of Attendance Corrections Education Program (JCCEP)
Tuition and Fees are based on a subscription model per semester. Students do not have other charges.
|12 credit hours||$3,698.00|
|9-11 credit hours||$2,774.00|
|6-8 credit hours||$1,849.00|
|1-5 credit hours||$925.00|