Tuition & Fees

Tuition and related costs are set by the State Board for Community Colleges and are subject to change.

Effective FALL 2014

Status Rate per credit hour with fees

Virginia Resident


Out-of-State Resident

Out-of-State/Contract $216.00
30 Mile Radius $156.00
Download Tuition Chart Fall 2014 (pdf)

The applicant will be required to complete the Domicile Determination Form (included as a portion of the Admission Application) to determine state residency eligibility for tuition purposes. This form may also be downloaded from the Forms page.

See Tuition Chart effective for Summer Term 2 – 2014 (pdf)

Please refer to the College Catalog for a full explanation of Tuition & Fees.

College Catalog – Tuition & Fees

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