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2013-2014 Tuition & Fees

Updated July 17, 2013

Resident $149 per credit
Non-resident* and International  $160 per credit 
Audit  $149 per credit 
eCollege (includes fees) $152 per credit 
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) $2750 per semester 
Estherville (On-Campus Housing and Meals) $2750 per semester 
     With Weekend Meals (Estherville only) $3000 per semester 
Spencer (On-Campus Housing and Meals) $2500 per semester 


(specific fees on file in office)
Administrative Assistant/Office Specialist  $50 fall semester
Agribusiness 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  $125 per hour
          Extra flight - Beach Deponair  $140 per hour
          Extra flight - Cessna - 152 $85 per hour
          Extra flight - Cessna -172 $105 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
Broadcast Media Specialist  $50 per semester
Child Care  $125 per semester
Construction Technology  $125 per semester
Farm Equipment & Diesel Technology  $50 per semester
Graphic Design & Technology  $30 per semester
Health Care Administration  $25 per semester
Helping Careers $100 per semester
Hotel & Restaurant Management  $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
Motorcycle & Small Engine Technology  $100 semester 
Music lessons (12)  $180 semester
Office Specialist /Administrative Assistant  $50 fall semester
Paralegal/Legal Studies  $100 per semester
Print Specialist $30 per semester
Sales & Marketing Management  $50 per semester
Veterinary Technology $300 per semester
Welding $300 per semester
Wind Turbine  $100 per year

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

*Minnesota residents receive waiver of non-resident tuition through a reciprocity agreement.

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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