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2015-2016 Tuition & Fees

Updated July 7, 2015

Resident $160 per credit
Minnesota Resident $165 per credit
Non-resident and International  $171 per credit 
Audit  $160 per credit 
eCollege (includes fees) $162 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) $2925 per semester 
Estherville (On-Campus Housing and Meals) $2925 per semester 
     With Weekend Meals (Estherville only) $3160 per semester 
Spencer (On-Campus Housing and Meals) $2675 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  $30 per hour
Construction Technology  $150 per semester
Early Childhood Education $125 per semester
Electrical Technology $150 per semester
Engineering Technology $150 per semester
Farm Equipment & Diesel Technology  $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
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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