Mandatory Tuition & Fees

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Estimated tuition and fee costs to attend GCC can be calculated using the tuition and fee chart below. Or, you can use our tuition and fee calculator above. When calculating estimated costs, consider the following:

  • The college offers no reduction in tuition and fees for auditing a course.
  • Credit-free courses are priced separately by our non-credit department, Community Ed/Workforce Development.
  • Tuition charges per credit vary depending on residency status.
  • Online/remote, evening, summer, and intersession tuition charges are all assessed at the in-state rate regardless of your residency category.
  • The college service fees are separate from tuition and are charged at the same rate per credit for all semesters regardless of residency status.
  • The health records administration fee and student activity fee are charged for day and online classes in each of the fall and spring semesters and are assessed once per term.
  • All Online/Remote classes are charged $10 per credit Distance Education Course Fee.

The table below shows estimated charges for in-state residents. NOTE: These rates are subject to change after July 1:

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For and explanation of these mandatory charges click here.

Charge Description Basis Rate (day & online/remote) Rate (evening, summer, intersession)
Tuition* Per credit $26* $26
Registration Fee Per semester $20 $20
College Service Fee
(effective fall 2021)
Per credit $204 $204
Health Records Administration Fee Per semester $11 $0
Student Activity Fee Per semester $30 $0
Other fees may apply. See below.

* NEHBE day tuition is $39 per credit; this is special rate for qualifying New England residents. Out-of-state day tuition is $281 per credit. For more information on these tuition charges click here.

Day Course Fees Include:

College Service Fee = $204 per credit
Registration Fee = $20 once per term
Health Records Administration Fee = $11 once per term
Student Activity Fee = $30 once per term

Evening Course Fees Include:

College Service Fee = $204 per credit
Registration Fee = $20 once per term

Online/Remote Course Fees Include:

College Service Fee-$204 per credit
Online Distance Education Course Fee: $10 per credit (not included in the above chart)
Registration Fee = $20 once per term
Health Administration Fee = $11 once per term
Student Activity Fee = $30 once per term

Special Course or Program Fees

Description: Additional fees shown in the table below may be included on your bill for specific programs or courses. Some programs may also require equipment, supplies, or other expenses related to the cost of running the courses within that program. All health occupation students are required to carry College-approved professional liability insurance (information about this charge can be obtained from the Health Occupations Department). NOTE: These fees are subject to change after July 1.

Description Amount
ADN Program Fee $950 per semester, $1,900 annually 
LPN Program Fee $975 per semester, $1,950 annually
Paramedic Training Evening Program Fee $1,005 first year student (3 semesters) , $695 second year student (2 semesters)
EMT Equipment Fee $50
Health Professions Malpractice Insurance $13
EMS 101 $60 (Includes Testing fee and CPR) also billed for Equipment and Simulation Fee
Senior Art Painting Fee $20 per credit
Applied Music Fee $355 thirty minute lesson, $710 one hour lesson
Digital Recording in Music Fee $20 per course
Online/Distance Education Course $10 per credit
Studio Art Supply Fee $10 per credit
HSC 101  $20 per course
MAC 271 Medical Assistant Program Fee $300 per course
Prior Learning Portfolio Assessment fee $50 per credit
Patient Simulation Lab Fee  $20 per course
Wilderness Orientation Expedition for OLP $525 per course
Intro to Outdoor Adventure Skills $475 per course
Adventure Prog Plan & Fieldwork I $75 per course
Wilderness Med Prep Rescue $200 per course
Backcountry Travel Instr. I $350 per course
Wilderness First Responder $50 per course
Individual Project in OLP $50 per course
Adv. Project Plan & Fieldwork II $100 per course
Rock Climbing Instructor $400 per course
River Canoe Instructor $350 per course
Challenge Course Practitioner $250 per course
Coastal Kayak Instructor $475 per course
Ice Climbing $175 per course
Intro to Nordic Skiing $150 per course
Back Country Travel Instruct. II $500 per course
Winter Mountaineering $200 per course
Fundamentals of Technical Rock Climbing $300 per course
Office 365 for CIS 140, 141, & 145 $30 per year subscription
BUS 164: Studio Art Supplies Fee $10 per credit

Other Fees

Description: Other fees are used to cover specific costs such as:

Description Charge Amount
Payment Plan Fee $35 per semester
Late Payment Plan Fee $10 for each month payment is more than 30 days past due until account is referred to collections
Late Payment Fee $35 per semester
Returned Check Fee $15 per returned check
Transcript Fee $3 per transcript
Student Health Insurance $3,858 (fall semester-annual coverage)
$2,574 (spring semester-8 month coverage)