Tuition and Fees
Records Origination Fee
This fee is a processing fee and is non-refundable.
College Credit Registration Fees
|**Eligible Georgia residents**
*includes technology fee and parking fee. Parking
fee may be waived. See Other
Policies for details.
**eligible Georgia residents reside in Brantley, Camden, Charlton,
Glynn and Ware counties.
Students enrolled in college preparatory instruction shall pay
the same fees charged for college credit courses.
Students enrolled in the same undergraduate college credit or
college preparatory course more than twice, shall pay course
fees at the non-Florida residents tuition rates. Attempts made
prior to Fall Term 1997 don’t apply.
After the second attempt, students have the option of enrolling
in adult education courses or using a private vendor for remedial
Science laboratory fee per course
Materials fee per course
Fine arts fee per course
All applied music courses have an additional fee. All fine arts
courses beginning with prefixes ART, PGY and MUM have an additional
Selected courses have additional fees. The fee will be specified
at the time of registration.
Students may obtain this information from the enrollment services
Certificate Program and Continuing Education
Fees charged for non-credit occupational education
courses will be at least $1.71 per total class contact hour.
Fees charged for non-credit adult education courses will be at
least $0.85 per total class contact hour. In most instances,
fees for non-Florida residents are four times those of Florida
residents in addition to the in-state fees. Fees for avocational
and recreational courses vary according to the actual cost of
the course. In addition, some courses may be assessed a materials
fee. For actual course fees, check the current term’s continuing
education class schedule.
listed may be changed with approval of the District Board of
Trustees. Current fees shall be posted at the time of registration
for each term.
Applicants for admission to Florida Community
College are classified as Florida resident students or non-Florida
resident students for tuition assessment purposes.
The law allows U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent residents to
be classified as Florida residents for tuition purposes if the
applicant or the dependent applicant’s parent/legal guardian
has been a legal resident of the state for at least 12 months
preceding the first day of classes of the term for which Florida
residency is sought.
The student who comes to Florida to enroll in a Florida
postsecondary educational institution as an out-of-state resident
and continuously enrolls in a Florida institution will not normally
meet the Florida residency requirement for in-state tuition regardless
of the length of time enrolled.
Section 240.1201, Florida Statutes, permits certain applicants
who do not meet the 12 month legal residence requirement to be
classified as Florida residents for tuition purposes. These exceptional
categories are as follows:
- Dependent children residing with a legal resident adult
relative other than the parent for at least 5 years.
- Persons married to legal Florida residents and who intend
to make Florida their permanent home, and who relinquish their
legal ties to any other state.
- Persons who were enrolled as Florida residents for tuition
purposes at a Florida public institution of higher education,
but who abandon Florida residency and then re-enroll in Florida
within 12 months of the abandonment.
- Active duty members of the armed services of the United
States residing or stationed in Florida (and spouse/ dependent
children) or military personnel not stationed in Florida whose
home or record or state of legal residence certificate, DD
Form 2058, is Florida (and spouse/dependent children).
- Active duty members of the armed service of the United States
and their spouses attending a public community college or university
within 50 miles of the military establishment where they are
stationed, if such military establishment is within a county
contiguous to Florida.
- United States citizens living on the Isthmus of Panama,
who have completed 12 consecutive months of college work at
the Florida State University Panama Canal Branch, and their
spouses and dependent children.
- Full time instructional and administrative personnel employed
by the State public school system, community colleges and institutions
of higher education (and spouse/dependent children.)
- Students from Latin America and the Caribbean who receive
scholarships from the federal or state government. The student
must attend, on a full-time basis, a Florida institution
of higher education.
- Full-time employees of state agencies or
political subdivision of the state when the student fees are
paid by the state agency or political subdivision for the purpose
of job related law enforcement or corrections training.
- Qualified beneficiaries under the Florida Pre-Paid Postsecondary
- A dependent child whose parents are divorced, separated,
or otherwise living apart, will be considered a resident for
tuition purposes if either parent is a legal resident of Florida,
regardless of which parent claims the minor for tax purposes.
- Active member of the Florida National Guard (Army or Air)
and qualify for the National Guard tuition assistance program.
- Active duty members of the Canadian military residing
or stationed in this state under the North American Air Defense
(NORAD) agreement, and their spouses and dependent children,
attending a public community college or university within 50
miles of the military establishment where they are stationed.
The law allows non-U.S. citizens such
as lawful permanent residents, temporary permanent resident,
asylees, parolees, and refugees who have applied for and been
approved for such status and who otherwise meet the 12 months
legal residence requirements, to be eligible to establish Florida
residency for tuition purposes. Provided that the non-U.S. citizen
has proof of his or her permanent immigration status, he or she
may be classified as a Florida Resident 12 months from the time
he or she establishes legal Florida residence for tuition purposes.
The following is a list of nonimmigrant categories eligible to
establish Florida residency for tuition purposes.
Visa Categories are: A, E, G, H-1, H-4 (only if spouse or child
or alien classified H-1.), I, K, L, N, O-1, O-3 (Only if spouse
or child of O-1 alien), R, NATO-I-7.
Non-U.S. citizens in the following categories shall also be considered
eligible to establish Florida residency for tuition purposes:
- Citizens of Micronesia
- Citizens of the Marshall Islands
- Beneficiaries of the Family Unit Program
- Individuals granted:
- Temporary protected status
- Withholding of deportation status
- Suspension of deportation status or cancellation of removal
- A stay of deportation status
- Deferred enforced departure status
- Deferred action status
- Applicants for adjustment of status
- Asylum applicants with INS receipt or Immigration Court stamp
Applicants should be aware that a false statement
regarding residency status is punishable as a misdemeanor under
Florida Statutes, Section 837.06. If a statement is determined
to be false, student will be subject to discipline by the District
Board of Trustees, which may include expulsion and the withholding
Applicants who do not qualify as Florida students under these
provisions will pay the non-resident tuition and other charges
required of non-Florida students.
Students requesting to reclassify as a Florida Resident for tuition
- Complete a residency reclassification form.
- Have documentation verifying residency and intent to make
Florida their home 12 months prior to the first day of classes
for the term of reclassification.
- Submit all documents and forms prior to the drop deadline
for the term of reclassification.
- Students who are spouses, dependents or minors must present
documents in the name of the person who is a Florida resident.
Student may apply for residency reclassification at any campus
enrollment services office.
The fee for late registration is $35.
Checks returned by the bank $25
This fee will not be assessed if the bank
certifies that the check was returned due to bank error. Unless
the returned check and $25 service charge are paid in full on
or before the prescribed deadline, students will be disenrolled
from all classes affected by this returned check. Students who
have been disenrolled from their classes can re-enroll through
the late registration process and shall be charged the late registration
fee. For one full calendar year, the College will not accept
a check from these students.
Test fees will be waived for students enrolled
in a high school course for credit, if students wish to take
the test for that particular course.
Test fees are to be paid when making application for the test.
Test fees are non-refundable and are subject to change. Florida
Community College currently offers the CPT and CLAST examination
for degree seeking students without charge. Visit your campus
assessment and certification center for a complete list of current
Professional malpractice and liability insurance
risk coverage fees per course:
The risk coverage fee is non-refundable if students withdraw
after the official close of the add/drop period for the term.
Items purchased by the College to permit the
conducting of ceremonies in accordance with established traditions
for special programs, primarily in the health-related education
area, will be charged to the affected students. Charges shall
not exceed the cost of the items purchased for students.
After you register, your courses are reserved
for you until your payment deadline. When we receive your payment,
your courses are locked in. If you choose not to pay by the payment
deadline, your course reservation will be canceled and you will
need to re-register. The College provides you with four ways
to pay for college credit courses: by Web, telephone, on campus
and by mail.
The easiest way to pay for your courses is
directly through either the Web registration system or by Touch-Tone
telephone registration. You can pay using a credit card (VISA,
MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card) or on the Web
by enrolling in one of the available tuition installment plans.
You can pay at any time after you register, but remember, if
you choose to delay your payment it still must be received by
the deadline to lock in your schedule.
All financial aid and agency sponsored payments
will automatically be applied to the amount due when you register.
If an amount remains due, the operator will inform you of the
amount due and the payment date.
You may pay your tuition and fees at the business
office on any Florida Community College campus. On campus, you
can use cash, check, money order or credit card (Visa, MasterCard,
American Express or Discover Card) to pay your fees. Drop boxes
are available at each campus location for payments by check or
Pay by mail instructions and forms are printed
in each College schedule.
Agency Sponsored Payments
When a sponsoring agency or organization
has agreed in writing to reimburse Florida Community College
for the registration fees and/or books for students, these
students are responsible for bringing a copy of the authorization
to any campus business office. Once the business office has
entered the authorization, any registration fees due from the
student for the term of the authorization will automatically
be applied. If the sponsoring agency does not render payment
to the College in the prescribed manner, the sponsored students
will be liable for any charges incurred on their behalf and
will be billed by the College. Students will be required to
render payment within 30 days of the billing date.
Payment of Student Accounts Due the College
Florida Community College prohibits the registration
of, release of transcripts to, or the issuance of a certification
of completion or diploma to students whose accounts with the
College are delinquent. Students who fail to pay short-term loans,
veteran deferments or other debt by the date established by the
College may be disenrolled, subject to additional charges, reported
to a collection agency and the credit bureau, and will not be
able to register and receive transcripts.
Refunds for cancelled classes will be processed
automatically on a timely basis by the finance department.
Students who wish to drop a class to receive a refund or clear
their financial aid must report to the campus enrollment services
office and complete a drop card no later than the 100% refund
date identified for the class. No refund of fees will be made
on classes for which the fee is less than $5, unless the College
cancels the class.
Amounts due the College will be deducted before any check or
credit memorandum to the credit card account is issued.
As published in the announcement, workshops
or seminars which require special arrangements may provide no
refund of fees if participants cancel after the time specified
in the announcement.
Refund checks or credit memoranda will be
made in accordance with the schedule established by the College.
However, students who are due a refund may request a refund earlier
at any campus business office. Students paying by check must
wait a minimum of 10 days before requesting a refund.
Students paying part of their tuition with cash/check and part
by credit card will receive a credit memoranda to their credit