Top-notch education—at an affordable cost.

Smart Money

At TCC, your tuition dollars go farther.

$4,747% Average annual full-time tuition
$37,293 Median income of associate degree graduate
8% Higher than the median income of high school graduates

Compare TCC Costs to Washington’s Four-Year Public Colleges

TCC tuition costs less—and prepares you if you plan to transfer.
Represents the cost of tuition for one academic year, as defined by each institution. Costs as of Jan. 2018. Does not include fees, which can vary considerably by institution.

Washington State University


University of Washington – Seattle


University of Washington – Tacoma


Evergreen State College


Eastern Washington University


Western Washington University


Central Washington University


Tacoma Community College




Need Financial Aid?

47% of TCC receive financial aid. Learn more about financial resources available to help you pay for school.

Financial Aid

Need Scholarships?

Each year, the TCC Foundation distributes about 200 scholarships, totaling more than $450,000 distributed to students. See if you're eligible - visit the TCC Foundation webpage.

TCC Foundation