What it Costs to Go to QCC
Tuition and Fees
Fees For Massachusetts residents the cost is $132 per credit of which $24 is
for tuition and $108 is for the educational service fee. For all other students
the cost is $338 per credit of which $230 is for tuition and $108 is for fees.
Massachusetts universal health insurance law requires that all students enrolled
for 9 or more credits participate in a comprehensive health insurance plan. The
premium charge for fall 2008 is approximately $840 and is subject to change. It
will appear on your fall bill. The fall annual enrollment covers the period from
September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009. If you can certify alternative
comparable coverage, you can waive this health insurance by
completing the waiver form
online, and the charge will be removed from your account.
Free care is not considered a comparable coverage.
|Registration Fee (per semester)
|Student ID Fee (once a year)
|Parking Fee (per semester)
|Technology/Energy Fee* (per semester)
||$65 for students registered for 1-8 credits
$120 for students registered for 9+ credits
|Student Activity Fee
|Lab Fee (per lab course)
||$55 upon filing an intent to graduate form|
||$20 Massachusetts residents|
$50 All other students
Certain high demand and equipment intense programs will also have per
semester fees associated with the Program Major to help support the needs of the
View a list of program fees.
Please refer to the semester tuition and fee refund policy for financial penalty
when withdrawing form your classes.
Experience-based education fees for challenge exams are $50 per credit and
portfolio assessment are $65 per credit. Credentialing fee is $50 per credit.
Credit for QCC sponsored learning (direct study, and tutorial study) is the same
cost as credit courses. Please contact the experience-based education office for
further information, 508-854-4380.
Out of state tuition includes evening courses and summer/intersession semesters
Fall 2008 tuition and fee rates are subject to change.
The fall 2008 semester will begin on September 3, 2008.
Payment for the fall 2008 semester is due on August 6, 2008.
Full payment is due at time of registration for mail and fax registrations and
for all registrations beginning August 6, 2008. Payments will be accepted in the
student payment center, room 65 in the administration building. A
payment plan option is now available. Participation in the payment
plan costs $35 per semester. All payments or payment arrangements must be made
by the semester's due date. Contact the student payment center for details on the plan at
Students who have not paid or made arrangements to pay their tuition and fee
bill by the billing due date may risk being removed from their class schedule
It is the student's responsibility to notify the registrar's office if the
student will not attend. Withdrawals for fall 08 must be made by September 10,
2008 to avoid financial penalties.
Tuition and Fee Refund Policy
||% of Total Charges|
|Withdrawal beginning 09/12/08 through:
|Withdrawal as of:
- Official withdrawal must be made in the registrar's office, room 152 in
the administration building.
- Any waivers must be submitted to the business office prior to the
semester deadline to be considered for a refund or adjustment.
- Students will be refunded only that portion of the tuition and fees paid
by them; financial aid and other contracted agency payments will be refunded
directly to the paying party.
- Mandatory health insurance premiums are not refundable to any student
after the first 21 class days of the term.