Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)


 In-State Students


 KCTCS Out-Of-State Online Students


 Out-of-State Reciprocity Students


 Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties*


 Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students


 Mandatory Fee** (all students):

 $8/credit hour

*Contiguous counties are those which border Kentucky. Tuition is charged for each credit hour enrolled.
** KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness fee. A full break down of charges is available.

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Tuition and charges are determined by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents. For payment deadlines, refer to the college academic calendar.


Reinstatement Fee

A $75.00 reinstatement fee will be assessed to any student who requests reinstatement if removed from classes due to non-payment.

Returned Check Fee

There is a $25 service charge for all returned checks. A financial hold will be placed on the student record which will prevent future registration and receiving of transcripts.

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Methods of Payment

NBS Automatic Tuition Payment Plan

Student Self Service

Student Services Center