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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 cost per credit load.


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

Residency 2021-22 Tuition
(effective summer term, 2021)
In-District: $109 per credit
Non-Resident Veteran: $131 per credit
Out-of-District / In-State: $153 per credit
Border State (CA, ID, NV and WA) $153 per credit
Out-of-State: $318 per credit
International Students (OSU Cascades only) $318 per credit

Fees 2021-2022

Fee Description Fee (effective summer term, 2020)
Student Activities Fee: $1.50 per credit
Green Energy fee: 25 cents per credit
Technology fee: $15 per credit
Science lab fee: $12 per course

Mazama usage fee:

$20 per term for those students taking an HHPA 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 Form/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.