Tuition and Fees


Tuition at COCC is based upon your residency and the number of credits you take. Fees can be assessed per credit, per term, or based on a deadline. Please see the Tuition and Fees Chart for an estimated cost by credit load.

Residency 2014-15 Tuition
(effective summer term, 2014)

In-District: $87 per credit
Non-Resident Veteran: $100 per credit
Out-of-District / In-State:  $115 per credit
Border State (CA, ID, NV and WA) $115 per credit
Out-of-State:  $237 per credit


Review COCC's  Residency Policy to determine your tuition rate.  Note that courses with unusually high costs may have an additional fee per credit. 

Fees 2014-2015

Fee Description     Fee (effective summer term, 2014)
Student Activities Fee: $1.50 per credit 
Green Energy fee: 25 cents per credit
Technology fee: $5.50 per credit 
Online course fee: $10 per credit
Science lab fee: $12 per course

Mazama usage fee:

$20 per term for those students taking an HHP 185 activity class or for those not taking a class, but wanting to use the Mazama gym facilities. 

Certain programs, including the ones listed below, may have additional fees: 
Automotive, Aviation, Cascade Culinary, Dental Assisting, Emergency Medical Services, Forestry, Health Information Technology, Manufacturing, Massage Therapy, Medical Assisting, Nursing, Outdoor Leadership, Pharmacy Technician, Structural Fire Science, Veterinary Technician

Late registration fee:  $30 beginning third week of classes;
$50 beginning finals week
Late payment fees: $30 per week, up to three weeks or $90 maximum per term

Tuition Waiver for Adults who are 65+

Students 65 years of age and older may be eligible for a tuition waiver.  Review the 65+ Tuition Waiver policy to see if you can benefit and learn how to apply.

Application Fee Waiver

Students who are unable to pay the $25 application fee for admission to COCC may be eligible for the Application Fee Waiver.