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CT State Community College offers a great education at an affordable price, making it that much easier to reach your dreams. 

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Bursar/Business Office on your campus.

Spring Registration Update
If you have a balance over $500 at any of the Connecticut community colleges, you will not be able to register for Spring 2024 at your home campus or any other CT State campus. Please contact your local Bursar's/Cashier's office or the Financial Aid office for assistance as soon as possible.
  • PACT

    The Pledge to Advance CT (PACT) funding covers the gap between federal and state grants you receive, and community college tuition and mandatory fees.

  • Financial Aid

    CT State is committed to meeting your direct costs of tuition, fees, and books through need-based financial aid.

  • Scholarships/Grants

    Many students seek out scholarship opportunities to supplement college costs, including tuition, fees and books.

CT State In-State Tuition Rates
2023-2024

Please note: tuition and fees are subject to change.

The estimated total Cost of Attendance, including books, course materials, supplies and equipment, housing and food, transportation, and miscellaneous personal expenses, is available here.

Credit HoursTuitionCollege Services FeeTotal
1$183$110$293
2$366$110$476
3$549$110$659
4$732$130$862
5$915$150$1,065
6$1,098$170$1,268
7$1,281$190$1,471
8$1,464$210$1,674
9$1,647$230$1,877
10$1,830$250$2,080
11$2,013$270$2,283
12$2,196$290$2,486
Annual Full-time$4,392$580$4,972


* In-state tuition and fees for neighboring states (Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York) at the following campuses: Asnuntuck, Housatonic, Naugatuck Valley-Danbury, Northwestern, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley and Three Rivers.
**Excess Credits Tuition Charge - An additional flat tuition charge of $100 per semester shall apply when total registered credits exceed 17 for the semester.

Out of State Tuition Rates*

Credit HoursTuitionServices FeeTotal
1$550$310$860
2$1,100$310$1,410
3$1,650$310$1,960
4$2,200$360$2,560
5$2,750$410$3,160
6$3,300$460$3,760
7$3,850$510$4,360
8$4,400$560$4,960
9$4,950$610$5,560
10$5,500$660$6,160
11$6,050$710$6,760
12$6,600$760$7,360
Annual Full-time$13,200$1,520$14,720

* In-state tuition and fees for neighboring states (Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York) at the following campuses: Asnuntuck, Housatonic, Naugatuck Valley-Danbury, Northwestern, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley and Three Rivers.

**Excess Credits Tuition Charge - An additional flat tuition charge of $100 per semester shall apply when total registered credits exceed 17 for the semester.

NEBHE Tuition Rates*

Credit HoursTuitionServices FeeTotal
1$275$140$415
2$550$140$690
3$825$140$965
4$1,100$170$1,270
5$1,375$200$1,575
6$1,650$230$1,880
7$1,925$260$2,185
8$2,200$290$2,490
9$2,475$320$2,795
10$2,750$350$3,100
11$3,025$380$3,405
12 or more**$3,300$410$3,710
Annual Full-time$6,600$820$7,420

* In-state tuition and fees for neighboring states (Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York) at the following campuses: Asnuntuck, Housatonic, Naugatuck Valley-Danbury, Northwestern, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley and Three Rivers.

**Excess Credits Tuition Charge - An additional flat tuition charge of $100 per semester shall apply when total registered credits exceed 17 for the semester.

Mandatory Usage Fees

Fee DescriptionTotal
Clinical Program Fee-Level 1*$487
Clinical Program Fee-Level 2*$359
Advanced Manufacturing Lab Fee (per course) *** (3)$120
Supplemental Course Fee Level 1 **$102.50
(Supplemental Course Fee Level 1 + Supplemental Course Fee Level 2) - Max per Term - $410
Supplemental Course Fee Level 2 ** (2)$205
(Supplemental Course Fee Level 1 + Supplemental Course Fee Level 2) - Max per Term - $410
Material Fee *** (1)$51
Max per Term - $102

* Per semester; not assess Material or Supplemental Course Fee

** Per course; level determined by additional contact hours
Level 1 = 1 to 1.5 contact hours greater than credit hours
Level 2 = 2 or more contact hours greater than credit hours

*** Per course, where applicable
(1) Material Fee excludes Advanced Manufacturing and Nursing courses which have different material assessments.
(2) Supplemental Course Fee Level 2 is maximum per course and maximum per Semester to $410.
(3) Advanced Manufacturing Program Fee with a per lab class fee of $120. No max - # labs per semester can vary greatly.

Student Activity Fees & Transportation Fees (per semester)

CampusFull-TimePart-Time
Asnuntuck$20$10
Capital$20$10
Gateway$20$10
Housatonic$20$10
Manchester$20$10
Middlesex$20$10
Naugatuck Valley$20$10
Northwestern$20$10
Norwalk$20$10
Quinebaug$20$10
Three Rivers$20$10
Tunxis$20$10
Transportation Fee (U_PASS Per Semester) (1-3)$40$40
NV-Rides (For students identifying Naugatuck Valley as the home campus)$10$5

(1) Transportation Fee applies to all students at Colleges except Naugatuck Valley CC and Quinebaug Valley CC.

(2) Beginning with Fall 2019, CSCU may add additional non-credit cohorts with advance notice to DOT.

(3) Some exclusions apply

Late Drop Fees

Late Drop:
90% of tuition and one hundred percent 100% of applicable fees for the courses being dropped is refunded between calendar day eight and census (20% of the term),

Late drop for abbreviated term (Summer, Winter, Late Start or Other Variable Terms):
90% of tuition and one hundred percent 100% of applicable fees for the courses being dropped is refunded between 10% of the term length and 20% of the term length.

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