Tuition Rates History

History: Tuition Rates: 1965-2012

  • resident rates (in-district or in-state)
  • per term (full-time students, 10-12 credit hours, varies by year)
  • per credit hour (part-time students, 1-11 credit hours, varies by year)
  • This information was compiled from the college catalogs.
  • Both the Archives and the Library have complete sets of the catalogswhich contain more detailed tuition information including out-of-district and out-of-state tuition, credit program fees, community education fees, and other fees and expenses.
Academic Year Per Credit Hour Per Term
1965-66 $6 $55
1966-67 $6 $55
1967-68 $6 $55
1968-69 $6 $55
1969-70 $6 $55
1970-71 $7.50 $70
1971-72 $8 $80
1972-73 not listed $90
1973-74 $9 $90
1974-75 $10 $100
1975-76 $10 $100
1976-77 $10.90 $130.80
1977-78 $10.90 $130.80
1978-79 $12 $132
1979-80 $13 $143
1980-81 $15 $165
1981-82 $16 $176
1982-83 $17 $187
1983-84 $18 $198
1984-85 $18 $198
1985-86 $19 $209
1986-87 $21 $231
1987-88 $22 $242
1988-89 $24 $264
1989-90 $24 $264
1990-91 $23 $276
1991-92 $23 $276
1992-93 $23 $
1993-94 $23 $
1994-95 $30 $
1995-96 $32 $
1996-97 $34 $
1997-98 $34 $
1998-99 $36 $
1999-00 $36 $
2000-01 $36 $
2001-02 $38 $
2002-03 $49 $
2003-04 $63 $
2004-05 $64.50 $
2005-06 $67 $
2006-07 $69.50 $
2007-08 $73 $
2008-09 $75.50 $
2009-10 $78 $
2010-11 $83 $
2011-12 $83 $