Tuition and Fees
In-District Residents and Companies: $143.50 tuition + $30.50 fee = $174 per credit hour
Out-of-District Residents: $358.75 tuition + $30.50 fee = $389.25 per credit hour
Out-of-State/International Students : $430.50 tuition + $30.50 fee = $461.00 per credit hour
Tuition Rates and Fees* Effective Fall 2018, Passed by the Board of Trustees on March 27, 2018 (subject to change without notice)
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 (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|
|Internet Course Fee||There is a $20 fee, per course, for Internet courses.|
*Some courses require an additional lab fee. Depending on the course, fees range from $5 to $65 per semester. Please refer to the current semester course schedule to view fees for specific courses.
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.
|Name of Institution||2014-15 Tuition and Fees|
|Prairie State College||$3,372|
|Governors State University||$9,386
|Chicago State University||$9,846
|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|