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.


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.

DistrictTuition
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

Fees

Fee TypeFee
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. Students can opt out by contacting the bookstore.

Class FeeClass 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

DistrictTuitionProgram 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.