What it Costs to Go to QCC
Tuition and Fees
For Massachusetts residents the cost is $129 per credit of which $24 is for
tuition and $105 is for the educational service fee. For all other students the
cost is $335 per credit of which $230 is for tuition and $105 is for fees.
The 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 spring 2008 is $600 and is subject to change. It will appear
on your spring bill. The spring annual enrollment covers the period from January
1, 2008 through August 31, 2008. 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
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
||$45 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 & 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
Spring 2008 tuition and fee rates are subject to change.
The spring 2008 semester will begin on January 23, 2008.
Payment for the spring 2008 semester is due on January 7, 2008.
Full payment is due at time of registration for mail and fax registrations and
for all registrations beginning January 7, 2008. Payments will be accepted in
the student payment center, room 65 in the administration building. A
payment plan option is 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 508-854-4560.
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 spring 2008 must be made by January 30,
to avoid financial penalties.
Tuition and Fee Refund Policy
||% of Total Charges|
|Withdrawal beginning 01/30/08 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 payment deadline of January 7, 2008 to be considered for a refund
- 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.