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Tuition and Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour Summer 2017

In-District Residents and Companies
$133 tuition + $25.50 fee = $158.50 per credit hour

Out-of-District Residents
$333 tuition + $25.50 fee = $358.50 per credit hour  

Out-of-State/International Students 
$399 tuition + $25.50 fee = $424.50 per credit hour

Tuition Rates and Fees* Effective Fall 2016 through Summer 2017 Passed by the Board of Trustees on March 29 and April 26, 2016 (subject to change without notice)

Tuition Per Credit Hour Fall 2017
 
In-District Residents and Companies

$140.50 tuition + $30.50 fee = $171 per credit hour

Out-of-District Residents
$351.25 tuition + $30.50 fee = $381.75 per credit hour  

Out-of-State/International Students 
$421.50 tuition + $30.50 fee = $452.00 per credit hour

Tuition Rates and Fees* Effective Fall 2017
Passed by the Board of Trustees on April 13, 2017 (subject to change without notice)

Fees

General

General Credit hour fees (detail): $25.50

Fall 2017 Fee Update
General Credit hour fees (detail): $30.50

Athletic Fee Athletic Fee (ATHFE) $4.00 ($3.50 per credit hour; $.50 Illinois Skyway Collegiate Conference): This fee is allocated to support PSC athletic programs and facilities.
Educational Fund Fee Educational Fund Fee (EDUFE) $2.00 per credit hour: This fee is allocated to support our education fund which is for costs directly related to student educational programs.
Extracurricular Fee Extracurricular Fee (EXCFE) $.25 per credit hour: This fee is allocated to support extra activities, like student government.
Technology Fee

Technology Fee (TECFE) $10.00 per credit hour: This fee is allocated to support the technology systems and upgrades for technology services and equipment.

Fall 2017 Fee Update
Technology Fee (TECFE) $15.00 per credit hour: This fee is allocated to support the technology systems and upgrades for technology services and equipment.

Student Activity/Service Fee Student Activity/Service Fee (STDFE)   $.25 per credit hour: This fee is allocated to support student organizations.
Infrastructure Fee Infrastructure Fee (INFFE)  $9.00 per credit hour: This fee is allocated to support the cost of maintaining buildings, parking lots, and grounds.
Nursing There is a $75 per credit hour surcharge for Nursing, Dental Hygiene, and Surgical Technology classes

 

 Special Tuition Discounts

Note: For all tuition discounts, a $10 registration fee applies.

Tuition for Senior Citizens Senior citizens (65 years of age or older) who reside in Illinois Community College District 515 are permitted to enroll in any credit course (on a graded basis only) offered at PSC at no charge for tuition. However, if you wish to audit a course, full tuition payment is required. Payment will be required for any necessary books, laboratory fees, or materials used in classes. You must present proof of age at the Enrollment Services Office. For more information, Contact Enrollment Services at (708) 709-3516.
Tuition for Employees of In-District Companies If you are employed on a full-time basis by an in-district employer but live outside of our district, you may attend PSC at the lower in-district tuition rates. A signed affidavit from your employer is required. Contact Enrollment Services at (708) 709-3516 for more information.
Tuition for Veterans

If you do not qualify for VA benefits and are within 3 years of leaving the military, pay in-district tuition and fees.

Click here to view information for VA Benefits

 

Tuition Cost Comparison

Name of Institution 2014-15 Tuition and Fees
Prairie State College $3,372
Governors State University $9,386
(2014 T&F)
Chicago State University $9,846
(2014T&F)
Eastern Illinois University $11,312
Southern Illinois University Carbondale $13,137
Illinois State University $13,010
University of Illinois at Chicago $13,762
Trinity Christian College $25,060
Saint Xavier University $30,100