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Tuition and Costs

TCC is an affordable choice for international students.

At TCC, you can earn the first two years of your U.S. bachelor’s degree and gain a high-quality education at a far lower cost than a four-year university. We then prepare you to successfully transfer to a four-year university or college to continue your studies.

2018-2019 Tuition and Costs

Tuition costs below are based on a standard course load of 15 credits. International students must take a minimum of 12 credits per quarter.

Costs noted exclude personal expenses or travel costs, since they vary from person to person. Please plan your budget according to your individual needs. Note: All costs are in US$

 Expenses

Fall 2018

Winter 2019

Spring 2019

Academic
Year Total

Tuition

3,152

3,152

3,152

9,456

Food and Housing

2,025

2,025

2,025

6,075

Fees

75

75

75

225

Medical Insurance

390

390

390

1,170

Books and Supplies

500

500

500

1,500

Total per Quarter

6,142

6,192

6,192

18,426

How to make payments

We require a financial statement providing proof that US $18,426 is available for the first year of studies. If you bring dependents (husband/wife, children) to the US, your bank statement must show an additional US $5,000 for each dependent.

Paying Tuition (a student must report and be registered for classes and insurance prior to payment):

Housing charges are paid directly to the host family.

What are the Fees for?

  • 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
  • Course Fees - As displayed in class schedule for individual classes, average rate $35
  • Fitness Center Improvement Fee - $3.00 per credit to 10 credits, maximum rate $30.00
  • Medical Insurance - Required by all TCC international students, currently US $390 per quarter