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Affordable tuition for high quality education, transferrable education.

At TCC you can earn the first 2 years of your bachelor's degree without paying the high prices of a 4-year university. The cost to attend TCC is less than half the cost at a public university, and less than one-third the cost of a private university.

But a low-price tuition does not mean you sacrifice your education—TCC is highly regarded as a quality institution with excellent staff and academic programs. We take your educational goals seriously and promise to give you every opportunity to succeed!

Current Cost of TCC Tuition (per quarter)

Costs are for the 2017–2018 school year. 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$

 ExpensesFall 2017Winter 2018Spring 2018Academic
Year Total
Food and Housing1,8751,8751,8755,625
Medical Insurance3663663661,098
Books and Supplies5005005001,500
Total per Quarter5,9345,9345,93417,802


We require a financial statement providing proof that US $17,802 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 $5000 for each dependent.

The tuition cost is based on a standard course load of 15 credits. International students must take a minimum of 12 credits per quarter.

Housing charges are paid directly to the homestay.

How to pay tuition (student must report and be registered for classes and insurance prior to payment):


Fees information

TCC medical insurance is US $366 per quarter. All TCC international students are required to purchase the TCC insurance. For more information, see our Medical Insurance information page.

  • 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
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