The value of a college education is priceless in today’s world. At Northwest State, you can earn that college degree at a significantly lower cost than you would pay at a four-year college or university.

CREDIT IN-STATE OUT-OF-STATE Effective Spring 2018
Hours Tuition Tuition Career Service Fee
1 167.33 328.66 8.50
2 334.66 657.32 17.00
3 501.99 985.98 25.50
4 669.32 1,314.64 34.00
5 836.65 1,643.30 42.50
6 1,003.98 1,971.96 51.00
7 1,171.31 2,300.62 59.50
8 1,338.64 2,629.28 68.00
9 1,505.97 2,957.94 76.50
10 1,673.30 3,286.60 85.00
11 1,840.63 3,615.26 93.50
12 2,007.96 3,943.92 102.00
13 2,175.29 4,272.58 110.50
14 2,342.62 4,601.24 119.00
15 2,509.95 4,929.90 127.50
16 2,677.28 5,258.56 136.00
17 2,844.61 5,587.22 144.50
18 3,011.94 5,915.88 153.00
19 3,179.27 6,244.54 161.50
20 3,346.60 6,573.20 170.00

Above rates are effective as of summer 2018. The average full-time student will take 12-15 credit hours per semester. See a complete list of 2018-19 lab fees.

STUDENT FEES
Academic Fresh Start/application per course $10
Academic Fresh Start/transcript placement fee per course $20
Career Advantage Fee (one-time fee for new students) $75
Credit by Documentation (includes portfolio evaluation) $45-$262
Distance Learning $25
Facility fee (off-campus) $21-$196
Dean’s Leadership Cluster Domestic Travel Fees $0-$1500
Dean’s Leadership Cluster International Cluster Fees $0-$3000
Fingerprinting – BCI $29.00
Fingerprinting – FBI $32
Tuition & Fee Installment Plan $20
Late Payment Fee $50
Late Registration Fee $50
Medical Fresh Start Petition Fee $20
NSF Check Fee $20
Nrs. Acceptance Deposit Fee $100
Proficiency Examination Fee $45-$262
Retesting Placement Test Fee $20
Student Fee $41
Student ID Replacement Fee $10