Financial Information

Tuition and Costs at Cowley College

Tuition & Fees, Textbooks, Housing & Food


Tuition & Fees — For all courses, including Face-to-Face, Online, Hybrid, and ITV

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


2017-2018 Academic Year
Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Summer 2018
per credit hour
General Fee
per credit hour
Tuition & Fees
per credit hour
Cowley County Residents $55 $40 $95
Other Kansas Residents $65 $40 $105
Oklahoma Residents $75 $40 $115
Other USA States' Resident $112 $40 $152
International Student $159 $40 $199


$49 AcceleRATE (special tuition for Kansas high school students)


Other Fees:
Online Course Fee - $25 per credit hour
Security Fee - $10 per semester
Other Lab/Course/Program Fee (tools and supplies): varies by course - $25 - $100 per course  - See Class Schedule.

Nondestructive Testing:
For tuition and fees for the accelerated online program for Nondestructive Testing, go to


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

Textbook Costs

After you've selected your courses, estimate the costs of textbooks at

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.


Housing and Food Services Information.

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