Student loans are an important part of the financial aid mix when planning how to pay for college. Complete the free FAFSA application to see if you are eligible for the Federal Direct Stafford Loan.
Scholarships are also available. Each year, the SCTCC Foundation awards more than 200 scholarships. Learn more about scholarships.
Invest in you and your future!
Individuals who have a 2-year degree have greater employment rates and earning potential than those with little or no higher education. If you choose to continue study at a 4-year college, your employment and earning potential increases even more. So, what are you waiting for? Invest in you, and your future.
Tuition & fees
For most classes at St. Cloud Technical & Community College, tuition and fees is $176.95 per credit for resident and non-resident students.
Some courses and programs have a higher tuition and fees in order to provide the necessary technology and equipment to offer them; these include:
► Online courses and programs
► Health programs
► 360-degree Center for Manufacturing Excellence.
In addition, several programs require students invest in tools and equipment for use in the program as well as in their chosen career following graduation. For a comprehensive look at tuition, fees, books, supplies, tools, and equipment costs per program, review the Program Cost Sheet.
Fee purpose and amount per credit
Fees provide necessary funds to help create and maintain non-instructional services essential to the student educational experience. The following fees are assessed on a per-credit basis unless otherwise noted above.
|Fees||Cost per credit|
|Student Activity Fee||$5.88|
|Health Services Fee||$0.35|
|Parking Access Fee||$3.00|
|Student Association Fee||$0.31|
Purpose of each fee
Student life/Activity fee: Helps offset the costs of student services, such as career services, MTC ridership, discount membership to the YMCA, student clubs, activities, and athletics.
Technology fee: Helps ensure that students have access to and experience with the technology critical to their success, both in their academic endeavors and their professional careers.
Parking User fee: Helps pay costs associated with construction, maintenance and operation of parking facilities.
Student Association fee (MSCA): A Minnesota State College Student Association fee assessed per credit for student-initiated programs.
Last updated July 9, 2014.