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Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition Due Date
  • Payment Policy and Refund Schedule
  • Payment options and instructions.
  • Returned Checks: A handling fee of $30 is charged for any returned checks and the student will be automatically dropped from classes when returned checks are written for tuition.
  • Pursuant to state law (RCW 28B.10.293 and RCW 19.16.500) any debts to the college will be increased by costs and expenses incurred in the collection of such debts.
  • Student Campus Enhancement Fee: In Spring 2015, students voted and approved a self-imposed fee for Campus Enhancement to fund, as a first project, the building of a Wellness Center. This quarterly fee was approved at $9 per credit, up to 10 credits, and will be included beginning with Winter quarter 2016 tuition calculations. If you have questions, please e-mail SSCEnhancementFee@seattlecolleges.edu.     Learn More
  • Winter quarter 2016 Update: The Non-Resident, Waiver Eligible tuition is available to out-of-state permanent residents or citizens of the United States as part of the tuition reduction announced in Fall 2015. International students and other non-residents will continue to pay the Non-Resident/International tuition rate. If you have any questions, pleace contact the Assistant Registrar at 206-934-5144 or click here for more information.

  • Services & Activities Fees Information:  S&A Fees are student fees collected for co-curricular, extracurricular and related student programs and activities. They are assessed as follows:
      • Credits 1-10: $10.81 per credit
      • Incremental credits 11-18: $6.29 per credit
      • Normal credit 15 max: $139.55

Tuition Table

Note: For academic, social security, VA and loan grantor purposes, twelve (12) credits or more is considered full time.

  LOWER DIVISION UPPER DIVISION
Credit Amount Residents Non-Resident, Waiver Eligible  Non-Resident e-Learning Non-Resident
/International
BAS Resident BAS Non-Resident Non-Resident
/International
1  $105.17  $118.89  $118.89  $282.17  $205.36  $219.08  $603.91
2  $210.34  $237.78  $237.78  $564.34  $410.72  $438.16  $1,207.82
3  $315.51  $356.67  $356.67  $846.51  $616.08  $657.24  $1,811.73
4  $420.68  $475.56  $475.56  $1,128.68  $821.44  $876.32  $2,415.64
5  $525.85  $594.45  $594.45  $1,410.85  $1,026.80  $1,095.40  $3,019.55
6  $631.02  $713.34  $713.34  $1,693.02  $1,232.16  $1,314.48  $3,623.46
7  $736.19  $832.23  $832.23  $1,975.19  $1,437.52  $1,533.56  $4,227.37
8  $841.36  $951.12  $951.12  $2,257.36  $1,642.88  $1,752.64  $4,831.28
9  $946.53  $1,070.01  $1,070.01  $2,539.53  $1,848.24  $1,971.72  $5,435.19
10  $1,051.70  $1,188.90  $1,188.90  $2,821.70  $2,053.60  $2,190.80  $6,039.10
11  $1,103.78  $1,241.70  $1,241.70  $2,880.98  $2,063.83  $2,201.75  $6,050.05
12  $1,155.86  $1,294.50  $1,294.50  $2,940.26  $2,074.06  $2,212.70  $6,061.00
13  $1,207.94  $1,347.30  $1,347.30  $2,999.54  $2,084.29  $2,223.65  $6,071.95
14  $1,260.02  $1,400.10  $1,400.10  $3,058.82  $2,094.52  $2,234.60  $6,082.90
15  $1,312.10  $1,452.90  $1,452.90  $3,118.10  $2,104.75  $2,245.55  $6,093.85
16  $1,364.18  $1,505.70  $1,505.70  $3,177.38  $2,114.98  $2,256.50  $6,104.80
17  $1,416.26  $1,558.50  $1,558.50  $3,236.66  $2,125.21  $2,267.45  $6,115.75
18  $1,468.34  $1,652.86  $1,652.86  $3,295.94  $2,135.44  $2,278.40  $6,126.70
19  $1,562.70  $1,747.22  $1,747.22  $3,567.30  $2,329.99  $2,472.95  $6,719.80
20  $1,657.06  $1,841.58  $1,841.58  $3,838.66  $2,524.54  $2,667.50  $7,312.90
21  $1,751.42  $1,935.94  $1,935.94  $4,110.02  $2,719.09  $2,862.05  $7,906.00
22  $1,845.78  $2,030.30  $2,030.30  $4,381.38  $2,913.64  $3,056.60  $8,499.10
23  $1,940.14  $2,124.66  $2,124.66  $4,652.74  $3,108.19  $3,251.15  $9,092.20
24  $2,034.50  $2,219.02  $2,219.02  $4,924.10  $3,302.74  $3,445.70  $9,685.30
25  $2,128.86  $2,313.38  $2,313.38  $5,195.46  $3,497.29  $3,640.25  $10,278.40

 

Resident Students  (See eligibility requirements) Fall 2017 - Summer 2018 Per Credit
1-10 credits  $105.17
11-18 credits  $52.08
19-25credits(Academic)  $94.36
19-25 credits(Professional/Technical)  $14.15

 

Non-Resident Students  (See eligibility requirements) Fall 2017 - Summer 2018 Per Credit
1-10 credits  $282.17
11-18 credits  $59.28
19-25credits(Academic)  $271.36
19-25 credits (Professional/Technical)  $40.70

 

Non-Resident Distance Learning To qualify for this tuition schedule, a student must be a US citizen or have resident status by Federal INS rules Fall 2017- Summer 2018 Per Credit
1-10 credits  $118.89
11-18 credits  $52.80
19-25 credits(Academic)  $94.36
19-25 credits (Professional/Technical)  $14.15

 

High School Completion (Resident) (see # 1 below) Fall 2017 - Summer 2018 Per Credit
1-10 credits  $21.03
11-18 credits  $10.42
19-25 credits  $14.15



High School Completion (Non-Resident) (see # 1 below) Fall 2017 - Summer 2018 Per Credit
1-10 credits  $105.17
11-18 credits  $52.08
19-25 credits  $94.36

 

BAS (Resident) Tuition 2017-2018 Fall 2017 - Summer 2018 Per Credit
1-10 credits  $205.36
11-18 credits  $10.23
19-25 credits  $194.55

 

Upgraded Courses Fall 2017 - Summer 2018 Per Credit
Apprentice Training 53.00
First Aid 92.33

 

BAS Non-Resident Tuition Fall 2017 - Summer 2018 Per Credit
1-10 credits 219.08
11-18 credits 10.95
19-25 credits 194.55

 

BAS - International Students Fall 2017 - Summer 2018 Per Credit
1-10 credits 603.91
11-18 credits 10.95
19-25 credits 593.10

Note: When students in the BAS program also take Community College credits, tuition for those courses are at a different rate. Please see your Registration Support Supervisor for instructions.

1 High School Completion: If you are 19 years of age or older and are a Washington State resident (see eligibility requirements), you are eligible for a discounted tuition rate for high school completion courses. Non-residents are charged resident tuition rate for high school completion courses. Students between 16 and 18 years old must pay full tuition.

Fee Table

FEES FALL 2017-SUMMER 2018
Aerospace Composite Fee $250 per quarter
Adult Basic Education (ABE) $25 per quarter
Allied Health Skills Lab Fee $30 per course
ASE Retest Fee $10 per test
Automotive ASE Testing $27 per quarter
Automotive Fee $95 per course
Autobody Fee $210 per quarter
Assessment Test $25 per test
Aviation Materials Fee $150 per quarter
Bachelor of Applied Science Application Fee $35 per application
Community Technology Access $20 per quarter
Add/Drop Administrative Fee $6
Computer Lab Fee $54.50 (1 class) per quarter
$86.25 (2 classes) per quarter
Credit By Exam (Course Challenge) $100 base plus $40 per credit 
Culinary Arts Lab Fee $150 per quarter
Drafting and Design Program fee $100
Duplicate Award/Degree/Certificate/Diploma $15 per award
eLearning Fees:

Online server fee
Hybrid server fee
Web-enhanced server fee



$7 per credit
$5.25 per course
$5.25 per course
Exam Proctoring $35 per test (unlimited attempts)
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Intended for immigrants, not for International Students 
$25 per quarter
Fitness Center Fee (maximum $9) $3 per credit
GED Prep $25 per quarter
GED Test Fee $30 per test
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technology Materials Fee $225 per quarter
Industrial Vehicles Materials Fee $1,500 per quarter
Intensive English Program (IEP) $3059.50 per quarter
International Student Application Fee Details
International Student Health Insurance Details
Late registration fee (after 5th day of quarter start) $10.50 per credit
Landscape Horticulture Material Fee $45.00
Lab Fee

Courses in the following programs require this fee: Automotive Technology, Art, Pottery/Ceramics and Photography. Students utilizing computer labs in math or English courses will also be charged this fee.
$50 per course
Local Payment Plan $17
Manufacturing Academy $200
Nursing Application Fee $35
Nursing Clinical Placement Fee $100
Nursing Electronic Medical Record User Registration $75 per year
Nursing Materials Fee $50
RN Annual Assessment Fee $376
Parking Fees Details
Portfolio Review (Prior Experiential Learning)  $100 base plus $40 per credit 
Science Lab Fee $54.50 per course
Student Campus Enhancement Fee (maximum $90 per quarter) $9 per credit
Transportation Program Uniform  $60 per quarter
Student Identification Card Fee

Non-refundable, issued to all new and interrupted students taking 3 or more credits. 
$5.00 per card
Transportation Management Plan (TMP)

A $15 per quarter Transportation Management Fee (TMP) is charged to students enrolled with 10 or more credits. This fee allows students to exercise one of the following options: purchase a quarterly bus pass (GO Pass) from the Cashier's Office, receive a one-time $45 reimbursement each quarter on a ferry pass or Pierce/Snohomish Transit pass.
$15 per quarter
Transcript Fee $7.50 each
Expedited Transcript  $15 each
Universal Technology Fee (on 4 or more credits)

The Universal Technology Fee is applied to every student except the following: students enrolled in 3 credits or less, students enrolled in non-credit classes, ABE/ESL students, GED Prep students, students enrolled only in online or Washington Online classes.
$3 per credit
WA State Employee Tuition Waiver Details
Welding Materials Fee $18 per credit
Welding WABD Certification Fee - Students $90
Welding WABD Certification Fee - Non-students $150
Wine Course Materials Fee $95 - $150 per course
Work Experience Evaluation $100 per course