Tuition and Fees

Except for persons who have been certified for a Pell Grant or for continued financial aid awards, all tuition and fees must be paid (or arrangements must be made for payment) in the Business Office at the time of registration.

Tuition Per Credit Hour

Polk County $77
Other Arkansas Counties (including LeFlore and McCurtain) $91
Out-of-State Students $200
Registered Nurses – Polk County $93
Registered Nurses - Other Arkansas Counties $108
Registered Nurses – Out-of-State $220
Concurrent Students $33
Lifelong Learning Courses Fees vary with course offerings


Tuition Based on 15 hour example per semester

Actual tuition cost will vary as course load varies

Full-time, Polk County $1155
Full-time, Other Arkansas Counties (including LeFlore and McCurtain) $1365
Full-time, Out-of-State Students $3000


Mandatory Fees

Technology Fee*1 $11 per credit hr
Matriculation Fee**1 $3 per credit hr
Program Support/Improvement Fee1 $3 per credit hr
Student Activity Fee1 $3 per credit hr
Building Fee $5 per credit hr
Security Fee $5 per credit hr

Other Fees

Facility Use Fee (Scott County) $5 per credit hr
Facility Use Fee (Montgomery County) $5 per credit hr
MAC $5 per credit hr
PSB (Nursing App.) Testing Fee $30
NACE (LPN-RN Transitional Program) Testing Fee $60
Lost ID Fee $5
Lost Community Library ID each $5
Transcript Fee, First & Additional Copies $0
International Student Application Fee $35

 Course Fees

"Check it Out" Book/Material Fee2 $22 per credit hour
CST Lab Fee $30
OFT Lab Fee $30
Art Classes $25
60+ PE Fee $20
HPR Activity Classes (Backpacking, Golf, etc.) $40 per class
Online/Distance Education Fee $90 per course
Online/Distance Education Fee – Concurrent Students $50 per course
Hybrid Online Course $40 per course
Welding Lab Fee $300 per course
Machine Tool Technology Lab Fee $150 per course
Culinary Arts Lab Fee $250 per course
Cosmetology Kit Fee (for new students) $700
Cosmetology Lab Fee $24 per credit hour
Proctoring Fee $30/test/individual
Developmental Lab Fee (Beginning Algebra, College Literacy, etc.) $175
English Composition I $125
Science Lab Fees:
Biology, Botany, Chemistry I & II, Physics, Principles of Chemistry, Zoology $50
Microbiology & Immunology $75
Anatomy & Physiology (BIO 134) $275
Social Science Activity courses:
HIS003 and HIS013 $45

*Technology fees provide resources for the College to maintain technology across campus
**Matriculation fees cover application, Asset and COMPASS Diagnostic testing, CAAP, Drop/Add, Late Registration, Transcripts, and Graduation
1 Special Credit classes (Workforce and 60+) will not incur this fee.
2 Not all courses will have the “Check it Out” Book/Material Fee. See the course schedule for more details.