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Fall 2018 Tuition & Fees
The tuition and fees are determined by the number of registered credits. A typical course at NSCC is 3-credits. Charges are assessed each semester.
MA Resident Rate
minimum 6 months residency
NE Regional Rate
(CT, RI, NH, ME, or VT)
|$215.00 per credit||$227.50 per credit||$447.00 per credit|
|$450 per term||$325 per term||$225 per term||$100 per term||$25 per term|
Nurse Education (NSG)
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)
Practical Nursing Certificate (PNR)
Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA)
Radiologic Tech (RAD)
Respiratory Tech (RSP)
Surgical Tech Certificate (SRG)
Veterinary Tech (VET)
Medical Assisting Certificate (MAC)
Animal Care Certificate (ASC)
Animal Care Specialist (ASD)
Early Childhood Development (EDT)
Early Childhood Education (ECD)
Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation (DAD)
Human Services Practitioner (HSD)
Paralegal Certificate (PAC)
|Fee Type||Fee Amount||Frequency||Note|
|Facility Fee||$50||Per semester||All registered students|
|Science Lab Course Fee||$45||Per course||Applied to courses with lab sections|
|Late Payment Fee||$50||Per semester|
|MassPIRG Fee||$9||Per semester||Can be waived through Campus Pipeline|
Student Health Insurance
Mandatory for students taking 9 credits or more according to the Massachusetts’ Universal Health Insurance law. Students who have comparable coverage must submit the waiver on-line.
For more information, please check our Health Insurance page.
Note: MassHealth Limited, Children’s Medical Security Plan, Health Safety Net or Free care are not considered comparable plans and will not be qualified for a waiver.
Health Insurance Fee
- $1,879 - annual cost for the 2017-2018 academic year
- $40 non-refundable payment plan enrollment fee (only apply to students who sign up for payment plans)
- $25 returned check fee (each returned check)
The Board of Trustees reserves the right to increase fees without prior notice. The MA Board of Higher Education reserves the right to increase tuition without prior notice.