Tuition & Fees

There are a few different considerations to make when calculating your total cost of attending Kishwaukee College. Below is a three-step checklist to get you started.

Tuition & Fees

Step 1: determine which category is right for you

Tuition Rates for the 2023-2024 Academic Year.

Not sure if you’re an in-district student? View a map of the Kishwaukee College District here.

Step 2: Apply any applicable variable tuition

After determining your base tuition, you will need to add any applicable variable tuition rates. Variable tuition is applied to programs that require specialized equipment, equipment maintenance costs and high contact hours of instruction.

  • A variable tuition rate of $147 per credit hour, in addition to the standard tuition rate, will be applied to all Nursing courses in the ADN/LPN program and all courses in the Radiologic Technology program.
  • A variable tuition rate of $73.50 per credit hour, in addition to the standard tuition rate, will be applied to all courses in the Automotive Technology, Diesel Power Technology, Esthetics, Technology & Manufacturing, Therapeutic Massage, and Welding Technology programs.

Step 3: Student Fees

For Spring 2024, the Registration, Student Activity, Technology and Lab/Studio fees will be returned to students with the Spring 2024 Fee Elimination Credit.

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Starting in Summer 2024, these fees will not be charged.

Fee Cost
Registration Fee (per course) $6.00
Student Activity Fee (per semester hour) $6.00
Technology Fee (per semester hour) $11.00
Lab/Studio Fee (per semester hour) Cost varies

Note that some courses have additional course fees that will be added to your account if applicable. See Tuition Estimator for exact course costs. 

2023-2024 Cost of Attendance (COA)

Based on 15 credits per semester for both fall and spring (nine months), including tuition ($147 per credit), and average fees (Activity, Registration, Technology). Some courses have additional fees. Go to Estimate Your Tuition to estimate your specific class schedule.

Tuition estimator

Estimate your tuition using our tuition estimator. Microsoft Excel required. When opening, click "Read Only" to access.

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