Tuition and Material Fees
Not only can technical colleges offer you a degree in a shorter amount of time, but also for less money. Tuition at technical colleges is significantly lower (roughly 1/4 the cost when factoring tuition levels and time to get a degree) than that of other colleges and universities. The new tuition costs beginning in summer 2020 are the same for each of the 16 technical colleges:
Tuition is subject to change by the WTCS Board or State Legislature prior to the beginning of the new academic year.
- Degree, diploma, and certificate programs - $138.90 per credit
- Collegiate Transfer program - $187.85 per credit
- Degree, diploma, and certificate programs - $208.35 per credit
- Collegiate Transfer program - $281.76 per credit
Books are an additional cost, as are other tools you may need for particular programs. You may experience other incidental fees, depending on your college and program choice.