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Financial Information

Tuition and Costs at Cowley College




2015-2016 Academic Year
August 3, 2014 - July 29, 2015


2015-2016 Tuition & Fees 
(for all courses, including Face-to-Face, Online, Hybrid, & ITV)


Tuition for classes offered through Ark City Campus, Allied Health Center, Mulvane Center, and High School Outreach Centers.

per credit hour
Incidental Fee
per credit hour
Tuition & Fees
per 3-hour course
Cowley County Residents $ 55. $29. $252.
Other Kansas Residents $ 65. $29. $282.
Oklahoma Residents $ 75. $29. $312.
Other USA States' Resident $112. $29. $423.
International Student $159. $29. $564.

Online courses have an additional fee of $25.00 per credit hour.

For tuition and fees for the accelerated online program for Non-Destructive Testing, go to


2015 - 2016 Housing & Food Costs on Ark City Campus
Fall and Spring Semesters only

Gold Plan (19) - $4,700.00

  Silver Plan (14) - $4,600.00

plus $75 non-refundable down payment*. 
The Gold Plan includes the dorm cost and a 19 meal plan, which provides for three meals per day Monday through Friday and two meals per day on 
Saturday and Sunday.



plus $75 non-refundable down payment*.
The Silver Plan includes the dorm cost and a 14 meal plan, which provides for for eating any 14 meals on Monday through Sunday.

No Meal Option - $2,925.00 + $75.00 non-refundable down payment is available ONLY for residents residing at The Lodge.

Click here for more information about Housing and Food services.

  • The costs of Tuition and Fees are based on per credit hour.

  • In addition, some courses have additional fees or expenses for tools and supplies. Most of these additional fees and expenses will be noted in the course listing in the Class Schedule.

  • To estimate the costs of textbooks, once you have selected your courses, go Even if the semester you are enrolling in is not an option, in the "Buy Textbooks" window, select any semester (term) that is listed. If your course is listed, you can see the price of the text book used for that semester. This will give you an estimated cost of a book for that course.
  • Kansas statute provides that “persons enrolling in a community college who, if adults, have not been, or if minors, whose parents have not been residents of Kansas for six months prior to enrollment for any term in a community college, are non-residents for tuition and fee purposes, and also must show an intent in living in Kansas permanently.”


Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Board of Trustees without notice.