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Costs

Tuition*

Students are encouraged to review the official tuition rate information posted by Tacoma Community College.

There are a total of 105 credits in the HIT program (including 15 prerequisite credits). The following tuition figures are purely an estimate. Overall tuition and programs costs will vary.

*Tuition costs are up to date as of December 2013

Tuition Rates Washington State Resident

  • $109.59 per credit (1-10 credits)
  • $52.99 per credit (11-18 credits)
  • $ 96.26 per credit (over 18 credits)

The full-time student who averages 15 credits per quarter can anticipate completing the program in 6 quarters. ($1360.85 for 15 credits) x 6 quarters = $8165

Approximate Miscellaneous Costs:

Books and Supplies$3000
Course Fees$720
Student Approved Registration fees$240
Student Membership in AHIMA$35
RHIT Credential Examination fee$229
Certified Background Check$65
Total$4289

Total program costs for Washington state resident $12,459**


Non-Resident U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (DOD overseas qualify)

  • $122.59 per credit (1-10 credits)
  • $53.68 per credit (11-18 credits)
  • $96.26 per credit (over 18 credits)

The full-time student who averages 15 credits per quarter can anticipate completing the program in 6 quarters. ($1494.30 for 15 credits) x 6 quarters = $8965.80

Approximate Miscellaneous Costs:

Books and Supplies$3,000
Course Fees$720
Student Approved Registration fees$240
Student Membership in AHIMA$35
RHIT Credential Examination fee$229
Certified Background Check$65
Total$4289

Total program costs for non-resident U.S. citizen $13,254.80**

** Overall tuition and program costs will be higher if a student's academic plan deviates from the prescribed 15 credits/quarter.

Students are also required to have health insurance and specific immunizations for their Professional Practice Experience.

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