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
1 172.33 338.66 8.50
2 344.66 677.32 17.00
3 516.99 1,015.98 25.50
4 689.32 1,354.64 34.00
5 861.65 1,693.30 42.50
6 1,033.98 2,031.96 51.00
7 1,206.31 2,370.62 59.50
8 1,378.64 2,709.28 68.00
9 1,550.97 3,047.94 76.50
10 1,723.30 3,386.60 85.00
11 1,895.63 3,725.26 93.50
12 2,067.96 4,063.92 102.00
13 2,240.29 4,402.58 110.50
14 2,412.62 4,741.24 119.00
15 2,584.95 5,079.90 127.50
16 2,757.28 5,418.56 136.00
17 2,929.61 5,757.22 144.50
18 3,101.94 6,095.88 153.00
19 3,274.27 6,434.54 161.50
20 3,446.60 6,773.20 170.00

Above rates are effective as of fall 2019. The average full-time student will take 12-15 credit hours per semester. See a complete list of 2019-2020 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
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