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Students are encouraged to review the official Tuition Rate information posted by Tacoma Community College. The following table reflects approximate tuition rates for a full-time resident student.

There are 7 quarters of Respiratory Therapy courses. These numbers are an estimation; real tuition rates may vary and are subject to change by Washington State Legislature.

1st Quarter - 17 credits$1,416.26
2nd Quarter - 14 credits$1,260.02
3rd Quarter - 15 credits$1,312.10
4th Quarter - 16 credits$1,364.18
5th Quarter - 14 credits$1,260.02
6th Quarter - 15 credits$1,312.10
7th Quarter - 16 credits$1,364.18
Approximate TOTAL$9,288.86

Additional fees added at the time of registration include:

Facility Fee - $.50 per credit to 15 credits, maximum rate $7.50; Technology Fee - $1.75 per credit to 10 credits, maximum rate $17.50; Safety Fee - $15.00 per student; Health and Wellness Center Fee - $30.00; Early Ed. Childcare Building Fee - $12.50; Course Fees - as displayed in class schedule for individual classes.

Approximate Miscellaneous Costs

Course, Lab and Clinical Fees$250
Uniform (Scrubs) per set$50
Name Tag$6
Watch with Second HandVariable
Health InsuranceVariable
Conference fees (Vary by Location)$250
Trajecsys Clinical Report System$150
Verified Credentials Background Check and Health Clearance Tracking$125

Graduation and National Board Examination Fees

Therapist Multiple Choice Exam$190
Clinical Simulation Exam$200
State License Fee$140
Graduation Regalia (Optional)$25

*Tuition costs are subject to change and reflect 2017-2018 rates.

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