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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.

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

South Seattle College Tuition
Fall 2016 - Summer 2017

Credit Amount

Resident

Non-Resident, Waiver Eligible

BAS Resident

BAS Non-Resident

Non-Resident/International

1

$102.91

$116.16

$200.94

$599.20

$279.62

2

$205.82

$232.32

$401.88

$1,198.40

$559.24

3

$308.73

$348.48

$602.82

$1,797.60

$838.86

4

$411.64

$464.64

$803.76

$2,396.80

$1,118.48

5

$514.55

$580.80

$1,004.70

$2,996.00

$1,398.10

6

$617.46

$696.96

$1,205.64

$3,595.20

$1,677.72

7

$720.37

$813.12

$1,406.58

$4,194.40

$1,957.34

8

$823.28

$929.28

$1,607.52

$4,793.60

$2,236.96

9

$926.19

$1,045.44

$1,808.46

$5,392.80

$2,516.58

10

$1,029.10

$1,161.60

$2,009.40

$5,992.00

$2,796.20

11

$1,080.06

$1,213.26

$2,019.41

$6,002.72

$2,854.35

12

$1,131.02

$1,264.88

$2,029.42

$6,013.44

$2,912.50

13

$1,181.98

$1,316.58

$2,039.43

$6,024.16

$2,970.65

14

$1,232.94

$1,368.24

$2,049.44

$6,034.88

$3,028.80

15

$1,283.90

$1,419.90

$2,059.45

$6,045.60

$3,086.95

16

$1,334.86

$1,471.56

$2,069.46

$6,056.32

$3,145.10

17

$1,385.82

$1,523.22

$2,079.47

$6,067.04

$3,203.25

18

$1,436.78

$1,574.88

$2,089.48

$6,077.76

$3,261.40

19

$1,529.11

$1,667.21

$2,279.84

$6,666.38

$3,530.44

20

$1,621.44

$1,759.54

$2,470.20

$7,255.00

$3,799.48

21

$1,713.77

$1,851.88

$2,660.56

$7,843.62

$4,068.52

22

$1,806.10

$1,944.21

$2,850.92

$8,432.24

$4,337.56

23

$1,898.43

$2,036.54

$3,041.28

$9,020.86

$4,606.60

24

$1,990.76

$2,128.87

$3,231.64

$9,609.48

$4,875.64

25

$2,083.09

$2,221.20

$3,422.00

$10,198.10

$5,144.68


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.

South Seattle College Tuition 2015-2016

Resident Students
(See eligibility requirements.)

Fall 2016 - Summer 2017
Per Credit

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016
Per Credit

1 - 10 credits

$102.75

$102.75

11 - 18 credits

$50.90

$50.90

19 - 25 credits (Academic)

$92.17

$92.17

19 - 25 credits(Professional/Technical)

$13.83

$13.83


International Students

Fall 2016 - Summer 2017
Per Credit

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016
Per Credit

1 - 10 credits

$279.26

$279.26

11 - 18 credits

$58.08

$58.08

19 - 25 credits (Academic)

$268.68

$268.68

19 - 25 credits (Professional/Technical)

$40.30

$40.30

International Students see more details


Non-Resident Distance Learning
To qualify for this tuition schedule, a student must be a U.S. citizen or have resident status by Federal INS rules

Fall 2016 - Summer 2017
Per Credit

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016
Per Credit

1 - 10 credits

$115.98

$115.98

11 - 18 credits

$50.90

$50.90

19 - 25 credits

$92.17

$92.17


High School Completion (Resident)
(see # 1 below)

Fall 2016 - Summer 2017
Per Credit

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016
Per Credit

1 - 10 credits

$20.55

$20.55

11 - 18 credits

$10.18

$10.18

19 - 25

$13.05

$13.05



High School Completion (Non-Resident)
(see # 1 below)

Fall 2016 - Summer 2017
Per Credit

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016
Per Credit

1 - 10 credits

$102.75

$102.75

11 - 18 credits

$50.90

$50.90

19 - 25 credits

$92.17

$92.17



BAS (Resident) Tuition 2015-2016

Fall 2016 - Summer 2017
Per Credit

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016
Per Credit

Eligible Veterans (restrictions apply)
(See eligibility guidelines )

1 - 10 credits

$200.94

$234.43

11 - 18 credits

$10.01

$9.95

19 - 25 credits

$190.36

$223.85



Ungraded Courses

Fall 2016 - Summer 2017

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

Apprentice Training

$51.00

$51.00

First Aid

$92.17

$92.17

Parent Education Classes

$14.00

$14.00


    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.

Fees

Fall 2016 - Summer 2017

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

Aerospace Composite Fee

$ 250.00/quarter

$ 250.00/quarter

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

$ 25.00/quarter

$ 25.00/quarter

Allied Health Skills Lab Fee

$ 30.00/course

$30.00/course

ASE Retest Fee

$10.00/Test

$10.00/Test

Automotive ASE Testing

$27.00/Quarter

$130.00

Automotive Fee

$ 95.00/course

$ 95.00/course

Autobody Fee

$ 210/quarter

$ 210/quarter

Assessment Test

$19.00/ $25.00 Beginning October 10th                                      (Fall Quarter)

$19.00

Aviation Materials Fee

$ 150.00/quarter

$ 150.00/quarter

Bachelor of Applied Science Application Fee

$35.00

$35.00

Community Technology Access

$ 20.00/quarter

$ 20.00/quarter

Complete Withdrawal Fee

$6.00

$6.00

Computer Lab Fee

$52.35/$30.50/Class

$50.15/$29.25/Class

Culinary Arts Lab Fee

$ 150.00/quarter

$ 150.00/quarter

Drafting and Design Program fee

$100.00

$100.00

Duplicate Award/Degree/Certificate/Diploma

$15.00

$15.00

eLearning Fees

$ 7.00/credit

$ 7.00/credit

Exam Proctoring

$35.00 (Unlimited Attempts)

$25.00

Online server fee

$ 5.25/class

$ 5.25/class

Hybrid server fee

 

 

English as a Second Language (ESL)

$ 25.00/quarter

$ 25.00/quarter

For immigrants, not for International Students

Fitness Center Fee (maximum $9.00)

$ 3.00/credit

$ 3.00/credit

GED Prep

$ 25.00/quarter

$ 25.00/quarter

GED Test Fee

$30/test

$30/test

Heavy Duty Diesel Materials Fee

$ 225.00/quarter

$225.00/Quarter

Industrial Vehicles Materials Fee

$ 1,500.00/quarter

$1,500.00/Quarter

Intensive English Program (IEP)

$2,700.00

$2,700.00

International Student Application Fee

$50.00

$50.00

International Student Health Insurance

$398.37

$398.37

Details

Details

Late registration fee, after 10th day

$ 10.50 per credit

$ 10.50 per credit

LHO Material Fee

$45.00

$45.00

Lab Fee (Applies to select courses. See specifics below.)

$ 48.00/quarter

$ 46.00/quarter

Courses in the following programs require this fee: Automotive, Art, Pottery Clay , and Photography. Students utilizing the computer labs in Math or English courses will also be charged this fee.

 

 

Local Payment Plan

$17.00

-

Manufacturing Academy

$200.00

$150.00

Nursing Application Fee

$35.00

$35.00

Nursing Clinical Placement Fee

$100.00

$100.00

Nursing Electronic Medical Record User Registration

$ 75.00/year

$75.00/Year

Nursing Materials Fee

$50.00

$50.00

RN Annual Assessment Fee

$376.00

$376.00

Parking Fees

Details

Photo Course Fee

 

 

Science Lab Fee

$52.35

$50.15

Student Campus Enhancement Fee (Maximum $90.00 per Quarter)

$ 9.00 per credit

$ 9.00 per credit

Transportation Program Uniform

$60.00/quarter

$60.00/Quarter

The student identification card fee, which is non-refundable, is issued to all new and interrupted students taking 3 or more credits.

$5.00

$5.00

Transportation Management Plan (TMP)

$ 15.00/quarter

$ 15.00/quarter

A $15 per quarter Transportation Management Fee (TMP) is charged to students enrolled for 10 or more credits. This fee allows these students to exercise one of the following options:

Purchase a quarterly bus pass, the GOPass, from the Cashier's Office.

Receive a one-time $45 reimbursement each quarter on the ferry pass or Pierce/Snohomish Transit pass.

Transcript Fee

$7.50

$4.50

Expedited Transcript (each)

$15.00

$15.00

Universal Technology Fee - (On four or more credits)

$3.00 per Credit

$3.00 per Credit

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.

 

 

WA State Employee Tuition Waiver

Details

Welding Materials Fee

$ 18.00/credit

$ 18.00/credit

Welding WABD Certification Fee - Students

$90.00

$90.00

Welding WABD Certification Fee - Non-students

$150.00

$150.00

Wine Class Materials Fee

$ 95.00 - 150.00

$ 95.00 - 150.00

per class

per class

Courses in the following programs require this fee: Automotive, Pottery Clay fee, Photography, and Science courses. Students utilizing the computer labs in Math or English courses will also be charged this fee.