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Tuition and Fees

The following is a tuition and fees schedule for 2020 - 2021 and is provided for reference. These tuition and fees are subject to change. 

Summer 2021 Due Date: April 26, 2021

Fall 2021 Due Date: August 2, 2021


  Maricopa County Resident 

$1,020 flat rate per semester for 12 to 21 credits - does not include registration fee and course fees (please note, tuition discounts are only valid through Summer 2021)

$85 per credit hour
  Out-of-County Resident*    Students enrolling in any amount of semester credit hours District-wide. $441 per credit hour
Out of State  

Resident - Living in Arizona**  Students enrolling in any amount of semester credit hours District-wide.

Students may be eligible for discounts (applied to the out of state surcharges) for their first 6 credit hours of enrollment - up to $1,446.00 (please note, tuition discounts are only valid through Summer 2021)

Students attending with a visa should consult with their Admissions and Records/Enrollment services office regarding their eligibility for the discount.

$326 per credit hour
Non Resident - Distance Learning***/+ Courses offered outside of Arizona, including distance learning, to non-resident out-of-state students $241 per credit hour
Western Undergraduate Exchange - WUE  Students participating in Western Undergraduate Exchange Program. $127.50 per credit hour
County Resident / Senior Rate (Audit or Credit)Maricopa County residents age 65 or older taking courses for credit or audit. Senior students may enroll in any course(s) having availability as of the second class day. They are responsible for all other fees and charges; registration and payment requirements apply as well. The rate currently is set at 50% of the County resident rate in effect in a fiscal year. $42.50 per credit hour

Audit Fees Students pay an audit fee for each credit they audit in addition to tuition and fees. $25
Registration Processing Fee Per semester, per college. Non-Refundable $15
Returned Check Fee $15 ea
Transcripts - Official $5 ea
Transcripts - Unofficial FREE
Student Refund Checks - Check Copy $15
Student refund Checks - Stop Payment $25

* Students from any other county in Arizona are considered Maricopa County residents (in county) due to a reciprocal arrangement with that county. Reciprocal agreements allow for in-county tuition rates for residents of all Arizona counties except Apache or Greenlee counties without an Out-of-County Residence Affidavit.

** According to ARS §15-1802F, “A person who is a member of an Indian tribe recognized by the US Department of the Interior whose reservation lies in this state and extends into another state and who is a resident of the reservation is entitled to classification as an in-state student.” Therefore, unclassified and out-of-state surcharges do not apply to such students.

*** According to ARS §15-1470, community college districts may offer credit and noncredit courses and services outside of this state. A district is not entitled to state aid payments for students who are provided courses and services outside of this state

+ This rate applies to out-of-state students who are taking distance learning courses or students who are taking classroom-based credit courses through a contract agreement between MCCCD and the company they work for. This rate does not apply to Study Abroad Programs as there is a separately calculated rate for those students.