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Cost to attend KCC

KCC's tuition (per credit hour) beginning with Summer 2020 is $146, plus $19 in fees, for a total of $165 per credit hour.

The final cost is based on how many credit hours you take each semester. A full-time student should take 15-16 credit hours each semester to complete a KCC associate degree in two years. For example,15 credit hours will cost $2,475 for tuition and general fees. Additional course fees apply to some courses.


On average, expect to pay about $960 per semester for textbooks if you are taking 15 semester hours.

Costs for occupational and health career programs

To see specific costs, including books, clothing and equipment, for occupational and health career programs, refer to KCC's electronic catalog.

College scorecard

The U.S. Department of Education's College Affordability and Transparency website provides scorecards for KCC and other colleges, making it easier for you to find a college that is a good fit.