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Tuition Fees Fall 2013


Per Credit Hour Rates
College Service Area*: $156 per credit hour
College Non-Service Area: $181 per credit hour
Nonresident (out-of-state): $348 per credit hour
Nonresident (out-of-country): $382 per credit hour

*TCL Service Area consists of Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, and Jasper counties.


Residents of Effingham and Chatham Counties who meet Georgia residency requirements are eligible for in-state tuition (College Non-Service Area) at the Technical College of the Lowcountry.


Tuition Payment Deadline is August 9

A Payment Plan might be an option for you: Learn more about paying your tuition in installments!



Registration Fee
A registration fee of $50 per semester will be charged to each student.


Capital Fee
A capital fee of $4 per credit hour will be to charged to each student.


Out-of-Country students who complete the admissions process but fail to matriculate will be charged an administrative fee of $200.


A $25 course fee will be applied to certain classes. This fee helps offset the expense of consumables, laboratory equipment, software, and additional instruction. Click here for the list.


*Tuition and fees are subject to change.



100% refund: 50% refund 0% on or after
Fall (16-week)
Aug 15-21 Aug 22 – Sept 4 Sept 5
Fall I  (1st 8-week)
Aug 15-17 Aug 18-21 Aug 22
Fall II (12-Week)
Oct 10-12 Oct 13-16 Oct 17
Fall III (2nd 8-week)
Sept 12-17 Sept 18-30 Oct 1