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Tuition & Fees

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Winter/Spring 2018 Tuition & FeesĀ 

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)
Out-of-State Rate
$206.00 per credit $218.50 per credit $438.00 per credit
3 Credits $618 $655.50 $1,314
12 Credits $2,472 $2,622 $5,256
15 Credits $3,090 $3,277.50 $6,570

Program FeesĀ 
Additional Program Fees are applied to the following programs:

Program Fees by Term $375 per term $350 per term $300 per term $200 per term $100 per term
Nurse Education (NSG) Practical Nursing Certificate (PNR)
Radiologic Tech (RAD)
Respiratory Tech (RSP)
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)
Physical Therapy ASsistant (PTA)
Surgical Tech Certificate (SRG)
Veterinary Tech (VET)
Medical Assisting Certificate (MAC) Animal Care Specialist (ASD)
Animal Care Certificate (ASC)
Culinary Programs - $50 per course Student Health Insurance

Health Insurance Fee
- $1,143 cost for January 1, 2018 to August 31, 2018
Note: Students who have already paid or waived the NSCC student health insurance for the Fall 2017 semester do not need to pay or waive the charge again for the Winter/Spring 2018 semester.

Fee Type Fee Amount Frequency Note
Facility Fee - 12 credits or more $50 Per semester Based on registered hours
Facility fee - 1 to 11 credits $25 Per semester Based on registered hours
Laboratory Course Fee $35 Per course Applied to courses with lab sections
Health Care Tech Electives $35 Per course For credit courses EMS102, EMS104, and ALH134
CORI Fee $30 Per course For certain courses in Early Childhood Education, Human Services and Health PRofessions programs
Late Payment Fee $50 Per semester  
MassPIRG Fee $9 Per semester Can be waived through Campus Pipeline

Additional Fees
- $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.

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