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. Students who are enrolled in certain Programs (such as Health Science, Funeral Services, etc) will also be charged an additional program fee.

Summer 2024 Tuition & Fees


$223 per credit (Tuition $25, General Fee $163, and $35 Technology Fee)

3 credits: $669 | 12 credits $2,676 | 15 credits: $3,345

Program Fees

Additional Program Fees are applied to the following programs per term:

$450 per term

Nurse Education | Occupational Therapy Assistant | Practical Nursing Certificate | Physical Therapy Assistant | Radiologic Tech | Respiratory Tech | Surgical Tech Degree

$325 per term

Veterinary Tech

$225 per term

Medical Assisting Certificate

$175 per term

Funeral Services

$100 per term

Animal Care Certificate | Animal Care Specialist

$50 per term

Engineering Science

$25 per term

Drug and Alcohol RehabilitationEarly Childhood Education | Early Childhood Infant/ Toddler | Human Services Practitioner | Paralegal Certificate | Paralegal Program | Horticulture Program | Horticulture Certificate

Graphic Design Programs - $25 per course

Graphic Design Certificate Program | Graphic Design-Print Program | Graphic Design - Integrated Media Program

Course Specific Charges

Digital Course Material Fee

There are many courses that come with low-cost digital textbooks. The charge is applied directly to your student account. 

Other Charges

Facility Fee
$50 per semester

Science Lab Course Fee
$45 per course
Applied to courses with lab sections

Health Care Tech Elective Fee
$35 per course
Courses include - EMS102, EMS104 and ALH134

Late Payment Fee
$50 per semester

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)

Nursing Fees:         PNR117      $115.00


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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