Tuition and Fees

 Tuition Fiscal Year 2017-2018

Tuition and Fees Apply Each Term

Number of Credit Hours In-District Tuition Out-of-District Tuition Non Resident Tuition
1 $70.00 $80.00 $200.00
2 $140.00 $160.00 $400.00
3 $210.00 $240.00 $600.00
4 $280.00 $320.00 $800.00
5 $350.00 $400.00 $1,000.00
6 $420.00 $480.00 $1,200.00
7 $490.00 $560.00 $1,400.00
8 $560.00 $640.00 $1,600.00
9 $630.00 $720.00 $1,800.00
10 $700.00 $800.00 $2,000.00
11 $770.00 $880.00 $2,200.00
12 $840.00 $960.00 $2,400.00
13 $910.00 $1,040.00 $2,600.00
14 $980.00 $1,120.00 $2,800.00
15 $1,050.00 $1,200.00 $3,000.00
16 $1,120.00 $1,280.00 $3,200.00
17 $1,190.00 $1,360.00 $3,400.00
18 $1,260.00 $1,440.00 $3,600.00
19 $1,330.00 $1,520.00 $3,800.00
20 $1,400.00 $1,600.00 $4,000.00
21 $1,470.00 $1,680.00 $4,200.00

Note:

  • In-District includes Hidalgo and Starr County residents.
  • Out-of-District includes all other Texas residents.
  • Non-Resident includes all other United States and International Students.

Tuition and fees are per semester and are subject to change upon approval of the Board of Trustees of South Texas College and upon changes in the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board requirements or other regulatory entity requirements.

See fee schedule below for additional applicable fees.

Bachelor of Applied Science In Organizational Leadership Tuition  
Bachelor of Applied Science In Organizational Leadership Competency-Based Format for Seven Week Term 750.00
Differential Tuition per credit hour  
3000/4000 Level Courses 30.00
Associate Degree Nursing 50.00
Astronomy 10.00
Biology 15.00
Chemistry 15.00
Emergency/Medical Technology (EMT) 40.00
Occupational Therapy Assistant 40.00
Patient Care Assistant 20.00
Pharmacy Tech 40.00
Physical Therapist Assistant 40.00
Physics 10.00
Radiologic Technology/Sonography 40.00
Respiratory Therapy 40.00
Vocational Nursing 50.00

  Fees 2017-2018 Academic Year

Mandatory Fees  
Registration Fee:
If registered and paid or registered and financial aid processed BEFORE August 1st, January 1st, May 15th, and June 15th 100.00
Or
Registration Fee After Deadline:
If registered and paid or financial aid processed ON or AFTER August 1st, January 1st, May 15th, and June 15th 160.00
Information Technology Fee per Credit Hour 24.00
Learning Support Fee per Credit Hour 16.00
Student Activity Fee per Credit Hour 4.00
Course Fees  
Course Repeat Fee per Credit Hour:
Third or More Attempts (Excludes Developmental)
125.00
Enrollment in Developmental Studies Courses (>27 credit hours)
125.00
Developmental Studies Fee (One-Time Fee per Semester) 29.00
Electronic Distance Learning/VCT Course Fee per Credit Hour 15.00
Fire Academy Fees:
Gear Rental
$280.00/4 Weeks
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
$360.00/Semester
Testing
85.00
Hybrid Course Fee per Credit Hour 10.00
Lab Fee per Lab Credit Hour (for applicable courses with labs) 24.00
NAH and Other Course Fees:
Liability Insurance/Exams/Booklets/Badges/Special Program ID/Certificates/Pinning Ceremony/Other Activities
Recovery of Costs and Processing Fees
Physical Education Special Activity Fee per Course 55.00
Incidental Fees  
Audit Fee Tuition and Lab Fees
Add/Drop Fee (One-Time Fee) - 1st Class Day Through Census Date 25.00
Fee per Credit Hour for Dual Credit Students Attempting a Course Three or More Times 125.00
Dual Credit Late Processing Fee per Course per Student after Census Day 200.00
Reinstatement Fee (After Census Date) 200.00
Returned Check 30.00
Student ID Replacement Fee 15.00
Withdrawal Fee (One-Time Fee After Census) 50.00
Student Insurance Fee (Voluntary) Paid to Approved Insurance Carrier, Subject to Change
Installment Plan/Emergency Loan Fees  
Installment Plan Fee 35.00
Installment Plan Late Payment Fee (For each late payment) 35.00
Emergency Loan Late Payment Fee (For each late payment) 35.00
Library Fees  
Lost or Damaged Library Item Cost of Item plus Processing Fee
Lost or Damaged Library Item Processing Fee per Item 30.00
Overdue Inter-Library Loan or TexShare Item, per Day Fine as Assessed and Charged by Lending Library
Lost or Damaged Inter-Library Loan or TexShare Item, per Day Fine and/or Replacement Cost as Assessed and Charged by Lending Library
Parking/Moving Traffic Violations Fees  
Parking Permit Fee 25.00
Parking Permit Replacement Fee 25.00
Parking Permit Violations:
First
30.00
Second
50.00
Third
80.00
Fourth
100.00
Fifth
120.00
Handicap Parking Violations 150.00
Moving Traffic Violations:
First
30.00
Second
50.00
Third
90.00
Vehicle Boot Removal Fee 100.00
Skateboard and Other Appliance Violation:
First
Warning
Second
30.00
Third
50.00
Fourth
70.00
Fifth
90.00
Testing Fees  
Health Education Services Inc. (HESI) Exam: Students will register and pay fees to Elsevier Inc. for each attempt when signing up for the exam through the Market Place website. Fees will be subject to change.
Health Education Services Inc. (HESI) Exam Fee
45.00
Sign Language Certification Exam Fee 95.00
Proctoring/Professional Testing Services Fee Recovery of Costs and Processing Fees to be Negotiated
Credit By Examination Tuition
GED Exams: Students will register and pay fees to Pearson VUE for GED online testing services and subject to change.
GED Exam Fee - 1st and 4th Attempts
GED Retest Exam Fee - Writing Only
36.25
GED Retest Exam Fee - Reading Only
36.25
GED Retest Exam Fee - Mathematics Only
36.25
GED Retest Exam Fee - Science Only
36.25
GED Retest Exam Fee - Social Studies Only
36.25
GED Retest Exam Fees - 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th Attempts
GED Retest Exam Fee - Writing Only
16.25
GED Retest Exam Fee - Reading Only
16.25
GED Retest Exam Fee - Mathematics Only
16.25
GED Retest Exam Fee - Science Only
16.25
GED Retest Exam Fee - Social Studies Only
16.25
HiSET Credit By Examination (High School Equivalency Exam) Fees: Students will register through the ETS website and pay all applicable fees online, including Test Center Fees. Fees will be subject to change.
HiSET Exam Fee (All Five Exams - 1st and 4th Attempts)
125.00
HiSET Exam Fee - Reading Only
25.00
HiSET Exam Fee - Writing Only
25.00
HiSET Exam Fee - Math Only
25.00
HiSET Exam Fee - Science Only
25.00
HiSET Exam Fee - Social Studies Only
25.00
HiSET Exam Retest Fees (All Five Exams - 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th Attempts): Students will register through the ETS website and pay all applicable fees online, including Test Center Fees. Fees will be subject to change.
HiSET Exam Fee - Reading Only
15.00
HiSET Exam Fee - Writing Only
15.00
HiSET Exam Fee - Math Only
15.00
HiSET Exam Fee - Science Only
15.00
HiSET Exam Fee - Social Studies Only
15.00
TSI Assessment Reservation Fee 25.00
TSI Assessment Exams:
TSI Assessment Exam - All Three Exams
29.00
TSI Assessment Exam Fee - Reading Only
10.00
TSI Assessment Exam Fee - Writing Only
10.00
TSI Assessment Exam Fee - Math Only
10.00
TSI Assessment Exam Retesting Fees:
TSI Assessment Exam Retesting Fee - All Three Exams
29.00
TSI Assessment Exam Fee - Retesting Reading Only
10.00
TSI Assessment Exam Fee - Retesting Writing Only
10.00
TSI Assessment Exam Fee - Retesting Math Only
10.00
Child Development Center  
Tuition Fee per Week 120.00
Registration Fee:
Fall and Spring Semesters
40.00
Summer Session
20.00
Late Pick-up Fee $5/first 5 minutes and $1/ea. Add'l. minute
Supply Fee:
Fall and Spring Semesters
30.00
Summer Session
10.00
Reservation Fee:
Fall and Spring Semester Breaks
65.00
Summer
20.00

Workforce/Continuing Education

Tuition:
Workforce/Continuing Education Non-Credit Tuition per Contact Hour or Variable Tuition Including Zero Tuition
$6.00 or Variable Tuition Including Zero Tuition
Fees:
Workforce/Continuing Education Non-Credit Late Registration Fee
10.00
Continuing Education Installment Plan Fee
5.00
Continuing Education Non-Credit Installment Late Payment Fee
10.00
Workforce/Continuing Education, Conferences/Seminars/Summer Camps/Workshops/Customized Training/Other Training Activities and Events
Negotiated Recovery of Costs and Processing Fees Including Exemption of Both

Dual Credit

 Independent Dual Credit

Tuition per Credit Hour:
In-District Home Schooled or Dual Credit Students Who Are Not Enrolled in a School District with a Memorandum of Understanding or an Interlocal Agreement with South Texas College
$50.00 Plus Applicable Differential Tuition
Out-of-District Home Schooled or Dual Credit Students Who Are Not Enrolled in a School District with a Memorandum of Understanding or an Interlocal Agreement with South Texas College
$80.00 Plus Applicable Differential Tuition
Fees:
In-District Home Schooled or Dual Credit Students Who Are Not Enrolled in a School District with a Memorandum of Understanding of an Interlocal Agreement with South Texas College
All Fees Are Applicable and Will Not Be Waived
Out-of-District Home Schooled or Dual Credit Students Who Are Not Enrolled in a School District with a Memorandum of Understanding or an Interlocal Agreement with South Texas College
All Fees Are Applicable and Will Not Be Waived

 Dual Credit Academies

Participation Fees:
Dual Credit Academies Participation Fee - Fall and Spring, per Student per Semester (Charged to School District)
$600 For Recovery of Costs and Processing Fees
Dual Credit Academies Participation Fee - Summer, per Student per Semester (Charged to School District)
$50 For Recovery of Costs and Processing Fees
Reimbursement of Costs:
School Districts Requesting South Texas College Faculty to Teach Dual Credit Courses, per Course per Semester
Recovery of Faculty Salaries, Fringe Benefits, Mileage, and Other Associated Costs and Processing Fees

Dual Credit Sponsored by Partnering School Districts

Dual Credit Tuition:
Per Credit Hour Tuition for In-District Dual Credit Students Sponsored By Partnering School Districts
0.00
Differential Tuition Per Credit Hour For Courses Offered On A South Texas College Campus or Facility:
Associate Degree Nursing
50.00
Emergency Medical Technology
40.00
Occupational Therapy Assistant
40.00
Patient Care Assistant
20.00
Pharmacy Tech
40.00
Physical Therapist Assistant
40.00
Radiologic Technology/Sonography
40.00
Respiratory Therapy
40.00
Vocational Nursing
50.00
Course Fees:
Electronic Distance Learning/VCT Course Fee per Credit Hour
15.00
Hybrid Course Fee per Credit Hour
10.00
NAH and Other Course Fees: Liability Insurance/Exams/Booklets/Badges/Special Program ID/Certificates/Pinning Ceremony/Other Activities
Recovery of Costs and Processing Fees
Incidental Fees:
Fee per Credit Hour for Dual Credit Students Attempting a Course Three or More Times
125.00
Dual Credit Late Processing Fee per Course per Student after Census Day
200.00