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Due to inclement weather, all classes (credit & continuing education) at all campuses will start at 10 am tomorrow, Tuesday, January 17. This also affects the Jazz Band Contest which will start at 10 a.m. on the Estherville campus. Offices will open at 10.


2016-2017 Tuition & Fees

Updated June 28, 2016

Resident $167 per credit
Minnesota Resident $172 per credit
Non-resident and International  $178 per credit 
Audit  $167 per credit 
eCollege (includes fees) $171 per hour
CLEP testing  $80 per test 


General Fee  $5.50 per credit
Student Activity Fee
(Fee set by student senate & ratified by the college board)
$2.25 per credit, $10 base, 12+ hours
Recording Fee (CLEP tests) $5 per course
CLEP Admin fee  $15 per test
Technology Fee  $8 per credit
Processing Fee  $0.75 per credit 
Transcript (standard service)  No Charge
Transcript (special service)  $10 per copy
Reinstatement after administrative withdrawal  $25 
Returned check fee  $30
Noel-Levitz Survey/Learning Styles Analysis  $0.25 per hour


Emmetsburg (On-Campus Housing and Meals) $3015 per semester 
Estherville (On-Campus Housing and Meals) $3015 per semester 
     With Weekend Meals (Estherville only) $3270 per semester 
Spencer (On-Campus Housing and Meals) $2735 per semester 


(specific fees on file in office)
Administrative Assistant/Office Specialist  $50 fall semester
Agriculture Production Tech/Machinery  $50 per semester
Agribusiness Technology Tech/Machinery $50 per semester
Automotive Technology  $150 fall semester
Aviation Flight Lab  
          Aviation Flight Prep Fee  $12 per hour
          Extra flight - Arrow  $130 per hour
          Extra flight - Beach Deponair  $140 per hour
          Extra flight - Cessna - 152 $85 per hour
          Extra flight - Cessna -172 $110 per hour
          Extra flight - Cirrus  $150 per hour
          Extra flight - Cub S-2  $90 per hour
          Multi-engine - Seneca  $230 per hour
          Simulator  $20 per hour
          Dual Instruction  $35 per hour
Computer Programming $50 per semester
Construction Technology  $150 per semester
Early Childhood Education $125 per semester
Electrical Technology $175 per semester
Engineering Technology $150 per semester
Farm Equipment & Diesel Technology  $50 per semester
Game Design & Development $50 per semester
Graphic Design $30 per semester
Health Care Administration  $25 per semester
Helping Careers $100 per semester
Hotel & Restaurant Management  $150 per semester
HVAC Technology $150 per semester
Landscape & Turfgrass Technician  $125 per semester
Marine & Small Engine Technology  $100 per semester
Massage Therapy $75 fall semester
Medical Assistant $50 per semester
Medical Office Technology  $10 per semester
Music lessons (12)  $180 semester
Office Specialist /Administrative Assistant  $50 fall semester
Paralegal/Legal Studies  $100 per semester
Powersports & Power Equipment Technology $100 per semester
Print Specialist $30 per semester
Sales & Marketing Management  $50 per semester
Veterinary Technician $300 per semester
Welding $450 per semester
Wind Energy & Turbine Technology $175 per year

For details on specific course/program fees, see the business office.

Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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