Community Colleges with US "Non-Resident" Online Tuition Cost per credit of less than $100.
Colleges are listed below by Tuition per credit hour price levels. Since the launch of this site, several of these colleges have had to increase their tuition, and some are now over $100 per credit - as noted.
NOTE: In response to changes in federal guidelines on out of state online students, students who wish to enroll in online courses at out of state institutions should contact the selected college's admissions office to confirm the availability of the selected program in their state.
Southeast Community College
Metropolitan Community College
Southwestern Oregon Community College
Portland Community College
Tuition and Fees - http://www.pcc.edu/resources/tuition-fees/ - Resident Tuition -
$79 per credit - To qualify for resident tuition, you must be an American citizen or immigrant with a permanent resident status in Oregon or the bordering states of Idaho, California, Nevada and Washington.
Non-Resident $205 per credit Non-residents include international students and students residing in states which do not border Oregon.
Career Placement Services - http://www.pcc.edu/resources/careers/
Sustainability - http://www.pcc.edu/about/sustainability/
Edmonds Community College
Tuition - http://tuition.edcc.edu/#online - Note for distance learning students: Edmonds Community College provides tuition waivers for out-of-state distance learners. If you live outside the state of Washington, and are taking state-supported distance learning classes, the college will waive the non-resident portion of the operating fee. This waiver does not apply to international students or students who are not permanent U.S. residents. Following registration, contact the Enrollment Services office at (425) 640-1853 to request the waiver. The actual tuition amount will be determined at that time. For references purposes only, resident fee is approximately $96.39 per credit, and non-resident fee is $268.39. not including all the applicable fees. For Eligible veterans, national guard and dependents, the fee is $72.29 per credit.
Career Services/Career Action Center - http://www.edcc.edu/careeractioncenter/
International Students -http://www.edcc.edu/international/
Sustainability - http://www.edcc.edu/sustain/
Online Programs - http://www.edcc.edu/online/default.php, and http://www.edcc.edu/online/degrees/
Online Programs include:
Two-Year Degrees Online - Join a growing number of students who earn college credit and/or complete degrees and certificates online. Register now to begin study in Business Management, eCommerce, Advanced Office Skills, or work on a General Transfer Degree. Learn More
Four-Year Degree Partnerships - Edmonds and Bellevue Community Colleges, in partnership with both Washington State University and the University of Washington's Extended Learning Office offer a series of fully accredited, schedule-flexible bachelor's degrees.
- Associate of Arts Degree: General Transfer, Hospitality Business Management and Lodging Management
- Associate of Technical Arts Degree: Business Management, E-Business, Office Supervision and Management
Bachelor Degree Partnerships *
- Associate of Arts + BA degree from WSU: Business Administration - Management and Operations, Business Administration - Management Information Systems, Social Sciences, Family Support Studies / Human Development
- Associate of Arts + BA degree from UW: Communication, English, Humanities, Social Science, Health Information Administration (BS)
* It is recommended that you contact an adviser when pursuing these degrees.
- Advanced Office Skills
- Computer Game Development
- Project Management
- SHS - Case Manager
Tuition & Fees - http://www.gvtc.org/StudentAffairs/Tuition.aspx – For Georgia Virtual Technical College students - Non Georgia Residents pay double the resident tuition rates. Georgia resident rate on most of the online programs is approximately $45.00 per hour, and Out of State residents is estimated at $90.00 per credit hour and all applicable fees. Books and materials are an additional cost. There may be other fees for some courses. Each student will be assessed a $35.00 instructional and technology support fee quarterly
GVTC Student FAQ's - http://www.gvtc.org/StudentAffairs/StudentAffairsFAQ.aspx
Online Programs - http://app.gvtc.org/GVTC/General/Programs.aspx
Tacoma Community College
Lincoln Land Community College
Online Tuition - http://www.llcc.edu/admissions/TuitionFees/tabid/2905/Default.aspx - Out-of-district residents with chargeback authorization: $89.50 per credit hour Fall 2011. Out-of-district residents within Illinois without chargeback authorization - $179.00 per credit hour Fall 2011 - Out-of-state and foreign residents - $268.00 per credit hour Fall 2011 - All distance education sections (OL, OE and HY) have an additional tuition charge of $18 per credit hour above the in-district tuition rate of $79. Out-of-district and out-of-state tuition rates do not apply to these sections. Please check directly with the school for the latest distance learning lasses tuition rates and all applicable fees.
Career Development Services - http://www.llcc.edu/Default.aspx?alias=www.llcc.edu/CDS
International Students - http://www.llcc.edu/admissions/AdmissionsRegistration/InternationalStudents/tabid/3219/Default.aspx
Out of State Online Students - http://www.llcc.edu/online/OnlineLearning/tabid/157/Default.aspx -
In response to changes in federal guidelines, students who wish to enroll in online courses at LLCC must be permanent residents of Illinois. Students who reside outside Illinois may contact the LLCC Office of Admissions and Records
at 217-786-2298 for more information.
Online Certificates/Programs - http://www.llcc.edu/Default.aspx?alias=www.llcc.edu/DistanceEducation
Online Programs include:
Associate Degrees -
Associate of Arts - Criminal Justice
Associate of Arts - Law Enforcement
Associate of Applied Science - Administrative Assistant/Office Professional
Associate of Applied Science - Computer Information Systems - Networking
Associate of Applied Science - Criminal Justice
Associate of Applied Science - Microcomputer Applications and Systems
Associate of Applied Science - Microcomputer Programming
Associate in General Education
Basic Computer Application Skills
CISCO Network Administrator Training
Community Police Officer
Criminal Justice Studies (Certificate of Achievement)
Help Desk Level I
Help Desk Level II
Legal Office Assistant
Medical Office Assistant
Microcomputer Applications & Systems
Office Aide/Office Assistant
Office Support Specialist
Word Processing and Graphics Specialist
College of Southern Nevada
Online Tuition - http://www.csn.edu/pages/2278.asp - Resident Lower division tuition of $69.25 per credit, and Resident Upper tuition of $113.25 per credit plus all applicable fees. Nonresident Online Fee: nonresident students enrolled exclusively in all distance education courses will, in addition to resident tuition, pay a reduced nonresident tuition Board of Regents, 04/02-- must be residing outside of NV). A reduced non resident fee of $34.75 Lower Division, $56.75 Upper Division per credit nonresident tuition in addition to resident tuition, surcharge and technology fee, assessed on all nonresident students residing outside NV. Good Neighbor Fee: $41.50 Lower Division, $68.00 Upper Division per credit in addition to resident tuition and technology fee. Western Undergraduate Exchange program (WUE): $34.63 Lower Division, $56.63 Upper Division, in addition to resident tuition and technology fee.
Career Counseling/Services - http://www.csn.edu/pages/675.asp
International Students - http://www.csn.edu/pages/2280.asp
Online Certificates/Programs - http://www.csn.edu/pages/2267.asp
Online programs include:
Associate Degrees -
Bachelor of Science Degree - Through the CSN Online Campus, students may obtain degrees/certificates without having to physically appear on campus. Presently the College of Southern Nevada offers the following Bachelor of Science Degree online: Dental Hygiene
Certificate of Completion - Online Teaching
Certificates of Achievement:
- (all courses but the practicum are available online)
Online Tuition - http://www.centralia.edu/admissions/tuition.html - 2011-2012 Tuition & Fixed Fees - Tuition for the academic year (three quarters), based on 12 credits per quarter:
Map of Out of State Online Students - http://www.centralia.edu/cconline/map.html
- Washington residents: $3444, or $110.21 per credit
- Non-residents: $3838, or US Citizens non-residents $123.21 per credit
- International students: $8634, or Non US Citizen Non Resident of $282.21 per credit
- Books and supplies (estimated): $1500
Career Counseling/Services - http://www.centralia.edu/students/counseling/index.html
International Students - http://www.centralia.edu/international/index.html
Online Programs - http://www.centralia.edu/distlearning/
Online Programs include: Online Associate in Arts Degree
Spokane Falls Community College
Tuition -http://www.spokanefalls.edu/Admissions/TuitionRates.aspx - Non-Resident US Citizens, or INS permanent resident statue with waiver - Tuition is $122.20 per credit (Previously Tuition was Under $100 and this is why this college is listed in this group) plus all applicable general, distance learning, school and program fees. Non-US Citizen International tuition is $258.85 per credit plus all apllicable fees.
Career & Student Employment Services - http://www.spokanefalls.edu/Resources/Careers/Home.aspx
International Students - http://www.spokanefalls.edu/Programs/InternationalStudents/Home.aspx
Bellevue Community College
Tuition - http://bellevuecollege.edu/distance/tuition/ - Distance Education courses are offered online and via telecourse. Course fees vary in Distance Education due to the wide variety of types of classes, methods of distribution, costs of programming, and residency status. Please check with the school directly for the latest out of state tuition and fees for your program of choice. For Non-Resident US Citizens/Permanent Residents taking only online courses, tuition is approximately $109.39 per credit hour (Previously this college tuition was under $100 and this is why it is listed in this group). For international students, without US citizenship or permanent residency, the estimated cost is $268.39 per credit hour, and may not include all the applicable school and program fees.
Career Services/Connections Center - http://bellevuecollege.edu/careers/
International Students - http://bellevuecollege.edu/isp/
Sustainability - http://scidiv.bellevuecollege.edu/eac/docs/sustainability%20task%20force%20report_2010.pdf
Online Courses/Programs - http://bellevuecollege.edu/distance/degrees/
Online programs include:
Associate Degrees -Bellevue College offers seven associate degrees. Of these, the three we list below can be pursued entirely at a distance:
Associate Degrees, Direct Transfer -Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) degrees are generally transferable to participating 4-year universities. The following two AAS-DTA degrees offered at BC can be completed entirely at a distance.
Associate in Arts and Sciences -- Direct Transfer Agreement (AAS-DTA)
Associate in Business -- Direct Transfer Agreement (AB-DTA)
An articulated B. A. degree program via Washington State University is also available through this degree track.
Associate Degrees, Not Transferable - Associate in Arts in General Studies (AAGS)
Online Bachelor of Arts Degrees - You can complete a bachelor's degree online through BC's educational partnerships.
Partnership with Edmonds Community College and Washington State University -
Bellevue College, Edmonds Community College, and Washington State University offer a joint
In Business Administration and Arts and Sciences. Programs include the following.
For a B.A. degree in these majors, you must first complete a BC Associate in Arts and Science (AAS) Transfer Agreement for Business Students (AAS-DTA) degree and then apply to the Washington State University Distance Degree Program.
Arts & Sciences:
For the following Bachelor of Arts majors, you must first complete a BC Associate In Arts (AAS) Degree (Transfer Agreement) and then apply to the Washington State University Distance Degree Program.
The following AAS degree for transfer to WSU is offered only at Edmonds Community College:
BC-WSU B.A. CoAdmission Program :
BC students may apply for co-admission to Washington State University Distance Degree Programs and are guaranteed acceptance to WSU DDP providing they complete their associate’s degree within 16 consecutive quarters and graduate with at least a 2.0 grade point average. See more about the co-Admission program...
Partnership with Edmonds Community College and the University of Washington:
Bellevue College, Edmonds Community College, and the University of Washington offer a joint Associates in Arts (AA/AAS) Degree and Bachelor's (BA and BS) Completion Programs in Communication, English, Humanities, Social Science and Health Information.
Under this program you first complete a BC Associate In Arts Transfer Degree through online and/or onsite courses. Once completed, you may then apply to be accepted at the University of Washington Bachelor's Completion Program. You may choose from the following degrees:
Bachelor of Arts:
Bachelor of Science:
Course requirements at Bellevue College and Edmonds Community College can be fulfilled by any combination of online and/or on-ground courses. To complete the BA degree at the University of Washington, a period of residency is required.
Earn a certificate in career field by taking classes online. Choose from:
Certificate of Achievement:
Certificate of Accomplishment:
Certificate of Completion:
- (14-16 Credits)
Paraprofessional Accounting Program
Laramie County Community College
Tuition - http://www.lccc.cc.wy.us/services/financialAid/tuition - Full semester tuition cost for Wyoming Residents is $852, and for Non-resident is $2, 556. Part Time Wyoming Resident tuition of $71 per credit for 11 or fewer hours, and $213 for non-resident.
- The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a program of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). Students who are residents of WICHE states may enroll at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state at a reduced tuition rate. For residents of the WICHE participating states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. Check with the school directly for current online tuition and all applicable fees.
Online Programs - http://www.lccc.cc.wy.us/academics/online
Career Services - http://www.lccc.cc.wy.us/services/careerCenter
International Students - http://www.lccc.cc.wy.us/admissions/international
Online Degrees include:
A+ Certificate Program
Computer Support Specialist
Cisco Certified Networking Associate
Cisco Certified Networking Professional
Database Management Systems
General Studies in Business
Internet Technology Web Designer
General Studies in Science
General Studies in Social Sciences
Microsoft Technologies: Microsoft Product Networking Specialist
Northland Pioneer College
Online Courses / Programs - http://www.npc.edu/degrees-courses/online-classes/online-course-list-semester and http://www.npc.edu/degrees-courses/online-classes
Waubonsee Community College
Tuition - http://www.waubonsee.edu/schedules/tuition.php - $95.00 p/credit hour for online courses.
Online Certificates - http://www.waubonsee.edu/learning/flexible/online/index.php , and http://www.waubonsee.edu/prostudents/distance_learning/degrees.php
Online Course Fee
Tuition for online courses is assessed at the same rate for everyone, no matter where they live. There is, however, an additional fee charged per online course to cover technology expenses. This fee is $15 for 1-semester-hour courses, $30 for 2-semester-hour courses, and $40 for 3-semester-hour courses. As always, please check with the school directly for the latest online tuition and fees, as these change often and without notice.
Career Services - http://www.waubonsee.edu/experience/services/career/index.php
Sustainability - http://www.waubonsee.edu/about/leadership/president/initatives/sustainability/index.php
Distance Learning Degrees - Waubonsee offers several associate degrees and certificates of achievement that may be completed through a combination of online courses and telecourses.
•Associate in Arts (AA)- General
•Associate in Science (AS)- General
•Associate in General Studies
•Beginning Web Design Certificate
•General Studies Certificate of Achievement
•Health Care Interpreting- Practitioner Certificate
•Management Certificate of Achievement
•MBA Preparation Certificate
•Real Estate Broker Certificate
•Real Estate Sales Certificate
Mid-Plains Community College
Online Programs - http://programs.mpcc.edu/online_degrees_and_classes.html
Online Programs include:
- Associate Arts - Academic Transfer - Online
- Associate Arts - Library Technical Assistant - Online
- Associate Business Administration - Online
- Associate of Applied Science - Criminal Justice - Online
- Associate of Applied Science - Nebraska Law Enforcement - Online
Skagit Valley Community College
Shoreline Community College
Online Programs - http://www.shoreline.edu/eLearning/degrees02.html
Online Programs include:
-Associate in Arts (AA-DTA) - This degree is part of the Washington State Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA), which is helpful in admission and course evaluation at almost all Washington State Schools. This degree can also be used to prepare and apply at out-of-state schools. Colleges/universities not part of the WA State DTA will evaluate your application and coursework on an individual basis. Complete this degree online by selecting from a wide variety of online classes available.
-Associate in Arts (AA-DTA) - Including Prep for Criminal Justice Transfer
-Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences (AAAS) – Accounting
-Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences (AAAS) - Business Technology
-Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences (AAAS) - Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
-Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences (AAAS) - Health Information Technology
-Certificate of Proficiency: Accounting
-Certificates of Proficiency: Business Technology
-Certificates of Completion: Accounting
-Certificate of Completion: Business Technology
-Certificate of Proficiency: Medical Coding and Reimbursement Specialist
-Certificate of Proficiency: Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
Highland Community College
Tuition - https://registration.highline.edu/tuition.php – Students who qualified for the US Non Resident Waiver, paY a Tuition Rate of $109.39 per credit hour and not including all the applicable fees. Non-resident waiver applicable to U.S. citizens and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services-approved permanent residents. Contact Admissions/Entry Services for complete details. Residency FAQ's - https://registration.highline.edu/residency.faq.php - http://counseling.highline.edu/careerresource.php
International Students - http://international.highline.edu/ - For International students, the tuition rate is approximately $268.39 not including all applicable fees.
US Non-Resident Tuition Waiver - http://registration.highline.edu/docs/Affidavit.HB1079.July2003.pdf - https://flightline.highline.edu/sustainability/HCC.sustainability.php
Online Courses/Programs - http://flightline.highline.edu/distanceed/
Grays Harbor Community College
Tuition - http://www.ghc.edu/business_office/tuition.pdf – Resident tuition is $95.79 per credit. Non Resident with Waiver - Please check directly with the school as to whether the US Citizen Waiver applies to your particular situation, and specifically to US Citizen or US Permanent Resident Distance Learners who may never step into the school or Washington State. If the US Citizen Waiver applies, then based on the school’s tuition schedule – per credit tuition, not including any program or distance learning fees is estimated at $109.29 per credit, but keep in mind that these costs are only provided as a reference point, and they can change at any time and without notice. Non Resident tuition is $267.79 per credit.
Career Services - http://www.ghc.edu/counseling/career.htm
International Student - http://blogs.ghc.edu/sustainable/
Sustainability - http://blogs.ghc.edu/sustainable/
- Associate in Arts Transfer Degree
Each of our accredited courses is taught by experienced online faculty who understand the special needs of online learners. Click here for degree requirements.
- GHC Reservation-Based AA Degree Program
Earn your Associates degree and plan to transfer on to The Evergreen State College for a bachelors degree! Coursework is 80% online with Washington Online (WAOL); the remaining 20% involves attending local weeknight study sessions, plus four Saturday sessions with other Reservation Based/Community Determined students at The Evergreen State College campus in Olympia. Click here for more information.
- Early Childhood Education
Certificate of Achievement Program
Grays Harbor College offers skill development training for working professionals in the childcare and daycare industry in its online Early Childhood Education Certificate of Achievement program.
- Criminal Justice Associate in Arts Transfer Degree
This program, designed just for Stafford Creek CC professionals, offers seamless integration of GHC’s AA Transfer Degree with Washington State University’s Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. The BA in Criminal Justice is available online through the WSU Learning Center on the GHC Aberdeen campus & WSU Distance
North Seattle Community College
Pierce College District
e Community College
Wenatchee Valley Community College
Peninsula Community College
Online Courses/Programs -http://pc.ctc.edu/academics/eLearning/default.asp