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Durham Technical Community College Tuition and Fees 2014 – 2015

In-State Tuition
Please review the notes below. Don't forget to include books in your total costs.
Credit Hours In-State Tuition Fall/Spring Adm. Fee Summer Adm. Fee Fall/Spring Total Summer Total 75% Refund (First day of class)
16 or more $1,152 $46 $36 $1,198 $1,188 $864
15 $1,080 $46 $36 $1,126 $1,116 $810
14 $1,008 $46 $36 $1,054 $1,044 $756
13 $936 $46 $36 $982 $972 $702
12 $864 $46 $36 $910 $900 $648
11 $792 $46 $36 $838 $828 $594
10 $720 $46 $36 $766 $756 $540
9 $648 $46 $36 $694 $684 $486
8 $576 $46 $36 $622 $612 $432
7 $504 $46 $36 $550 $540 $378
6 $432 $46 $36 $478 $468 $324
5 $360 $46 $36 $406 $396 $270
4 $288 $46 $36 $334 $324 $216
3 $216 $46 $36 $262 $252 $162
2 $144 $46 $36 $190 $180 $108
1 $72 $46 $36 $118 $108 $54

Out-of-State Tuition
Please review the notes below
Credit Hours Out-of-State Tuition Fall/Spring Adm. Fee Summer Adm. Fee Fall/Spring Total Summer Total 75% Refund (First day of class)
16 or more $4,224 $46 $36 $4,270 $4,260 $3,168
15 $3,960 $46 $36 $4,006 $3,996 $2,970
14 $3,696 $46 $36 $3,742 $3,732 $2,772
13 $3,432 $46 $36 $3,478 $3,468 $2,574
12 $3,168 $46 $36 $3,214 $3,204 $2,376
11 $2,904 $46 $36 $2,950 $2,940 $2,178
10 $2,640 $46 $36 $2,686 $2,676 $1,980
9 $2,376 $46 $36 $2,422 $2,412 $1,782
8 $2,112 $46 $36 $2,158 $2,148 $1,584
7 $1,848 $46 $36 $1,894 $1,884 $1,386
6 $1,584 $46 $36 $1,630 $1,620 $1,188
5 $1,320 $46 $36 $1,366 $1,356 $990
4 $1,056 $46 $36 $1,102 $1,092 $792
3 $792 $46 $36 $838 $828 $594
2 $528 $46 $36 $574 $564 $396
1 $264 $46 $36 $310 $300 $198

Tuition and fees are subject to change by legislative of institutional action.


Tuition for Legal Residents of North Carolina: Effective July 1, 2014, tuition for legal residents of North Carolina is $72 per credit hour or a maximum of $1,152 for students enrolling fall, spring, or summer semesters for 16 or more credit hours. Tuition is subject to change by the NC General Assembly.

High school students enrolling in Durham Tech classes are exempt from tuition charges.


Tuition for Out-of-State Students: Effective July 1, 2014, tuition for out-of-state residents (persons who have NOT maintained domicile in the state for at least the 12 previous months) is $264 per credit hour or a maximum of $4,224 for students enrolled fall, spring, or summer semester for 16 or more credit hours. Tuition is subject to change by the N.C. General Assembly.


North Carolina Residency Status: North Carolina law (General Statute 116-143.1) requires that to qualify for in-state tuition, a legal resident must have maintained his/her "domicile" in North Carolina for at least the 12 months immediately before this classification as a resident for tuition purposes. The following definition shall be controlled with the interpretation and application of General Statute 116-143.1 as it pertains to the term domicile. Domicile is one’s permanent dwelling place of indefinite duration, as distinguished from a temporary place of abode; it is synonymous with legal residence. Domicile may be established as follows: By birth until there is a legally effective change in that domicile; By operation of law, as in the case of a minor whose domicile, in most cases, is presumed conclusively to be that of his or her parents; or By choice (after legal age is attained) a person may establish his or her domicile in a jurisdiction of his or her choice. One always has a domicile. One retains a given domicile until it is abandoned and another is established. One never has more than one domicile at a given time. Establishing a domicile by choice requires the overt act of establishing physical residential presence in North Carolina while concurrently maintaining the intent to make it one’s permanent home of indefinite duration. The requisite domiciliary intent is tested by evaluating relevant, objectively verifiable conduct which is held to constitute a manifestation of the state of mind of the actor. Any international student (nonimmigrant or with permanent resident status) must submit immigration documents for review by the international student advisor. There are several visa categories which do not qualify a student for legal residency. Questions about North Carolina residency should be addressed to Admissions and Enrollment Services (or The Center for the Global Learner for non-US citizens).


Student Fees: All curriculum students are charged a student administrative fee of $46 for each fall and spring semester and $36 for the summer term. These funds support student clubs and social activities, computer and technology use, college parking and security, student ID cards, and accident insurance for students participating in college classes and functions. This fee is subject to change.


A supply fee is charged for some credit courses due to students’ use of a higher than average number of supplies. The supply fee is $10 per course per semester. Health Technology courses that have laboratory hours associated with the course are charged a $15 supply fee (in place of the $10 fee) per semester due to the use of a higher than average number of supplies.


Continuing education students pay a college access, parking, and security fee (CAPS) of $4 per course for a maximum of $12 per semester and a computer use and technology fee of $5 per course. Students enrolled in classes that have no tuition costs are not required to pay the CAPS fee. Adult High School students do not pay a parking fee for or a student ID fee. There is a $10 replacement fee for the student ID and a $10 replacement fee for the hanging parking decal. Educational Liability/Malpractice Insurance is $16 per student per year. Students in classes with clinical components are required to pay this fee prior to participation in class at the clinical site as well as a fee for required background checks. Students must include these fees with their tuition payment. These fees are subject to change.



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