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Tuition & Fees

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Spring 2019 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
$215.00 per credit $227.50 per credit $447.00 per credit
3 Credits $645 $682.50 $1,341
12 Credits $2,580 $2,730 $5,364
15 Credits $3,225 $3,412.50 $6,705

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

Program Fees by Term
$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 Specialist (ASD)
Animal Care Certificate (ASC)
Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation (DAD)
Early Childhood Development (EDT)
Early Childhood Education (ECD)
Human Services Practitioner (HSD)
Paralegal Certificate (PAC)
Paralegal Program (PAD)
Program Fees by Course
$125 per course $25 per course
Culinary Arts & Food Service

Culinary Arts & Food Service
Graphic Design Certificate

Graphic Design (print)

Graphic Design (integrated media)

Student Health Insurance

Health Insurance Fee
- $1,254 cost for January 1, 2019 to August 31, 2019
Note: Students who paid or waived their student health insurance for the Fall 2018 semester will not be required to do it again for the Spring 2019 semester.

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

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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