Tuition and Fees Costs

All tuition and fees at KCKCC are subject to approval and/or change by the Board of Trustees. Tuition at the College conforms with regulations established by the Kansas State Department of Education, authorized under the 1965 Community College Act and its amendments.

Tuition and fees are determined by course load and legal residence of students. All tuition and fees must be paid in full at the time of enrollment. The College reserves and extends its right to withhold cop es of academic transcripts and/or refuse enrollment for students who have not satisfied all financial obligations at KCKCC.

Tuition and fees are determined by the KCKCC Board of Trustees and are subject to change. Money generated from fees is used to finance the Jewell Student Center, student activities on campus, scholarships, broadband access on campus, computer lab access and upgrades, transcripts, and excess graduation costs.

After enrolling in classes students are issued an I.D. card which entitles them to attend all athletic events, drama productions, and most student activities free of charge.

plus $15 per credit hour credit student fee

plus $15 per credit hour credit student fee
TEC In State

plus $15 per credit hour course fee, plus $75 student fee for most courses
TEC Out-of-State

plus $15 per credit hour course fee, plus $75 student fee for most courses

Kansas City Missouri Metro Tuition Rate

KCKCC has a special tuition rate for residents of Jackson, Johnson, Platte, Clay and Cass Counties in Missouri.

Metro Rate

plus $15 per credit hour course fee, plus $75 student fee for most TEC courses

Additional Fees

In addition to the standard course fees, there is a Technology Fee for all students.

  • Technology Fee: $7 per credit hour  

Special Class Fees

In addition to the normal credit hour costs, several programs and classes have additional fees. Click here for the listing. Check with the program coordinator before enrolling to verify any special course fees. Fees are subject to change.

Transcript Fee

Transcript requests must be signed, dated, and submitted in writing to the Registrar's Office. Phone requests are not accepted. Transcripts are not released to students with financial or disciplinary holds on their records at KCKCC. Students who have access to WebAdvisor and portal and do not have holds on their accounts can retrieve an unofficial transcript.

Transcript requests submitted directly to the college are processed within three working days. Requests submitted when the college is closed, at the end of the semester and during peak enrollment periods require additional processing time. Exceptions to this policy will be made only in extreme emergencies and with the Registrar’s permission. Electronic transcript requests can be submitted through at Electronic transcripts are generally processed in the same business day. E-Transcripts will not be issued if any financial obligations exist with the college. Students with academic credit prior to 1983 or attended ATS, formerly known as AVTS, prior to 2009 will not be able to request E- Transcript delivery. Request must be submitted directly to Transcript Services in the Admissions and Records office.

If enrolled degree-seeking students who have submitted official transcripts from regionally accredited colleges and universities to the Registrar’s Office, and upon successful completion of one semester at KCKCC, notice transfer credits and grades have not been posted; such concerns should be directed to the Coordinator of the Graduation and Transcript Services by email: for appropriate action.

A fee of $2.55 will be charged on the Parchment website for all electronic transcript destinations. A fee of $4.25 does exist for any and all transcript requests requiring paper delivery. No charge for paper transcripts sent by regular mail. Express mail delivery is subject to a $30.00 process fee.

Fees for Copies of Records

There will be a flat fee of $25.00 for complying with legal requests.

Graduation Fee

All students completing graduation requirements are charged a $20.00 graduation fee. This fee is required even if students do not participate in commencement. If students do not meet graduation requirements, they will be charged an $8.00 fee for the succeeding application. An $8.00 fee is required for orders of previously earned diplomas.

Payment of Financial Obligations

Students are expected to make prompt payment of financial obligations, such as parking fines, library fines, graduation fees, special fees, and loans at the College. Students with unpaid accounts will have a hold placed on their records and are not allowed to enroll, cannot receive academic transcripts or diplomas, or have academic information released from the College until their outstanding accounts have been paid.

Refund of Tuition and Fees

To obtain a refund for tuition and fees, students must officially drop their class (es) in the Admissions and Records Office within the time frames listed below. Exact dates for refunds are published in the Class Schedule each semester. Refunds are not allowed after the published dates. In case of a course cancellation or a class schedule revision made by the College, a 100 percent refund of tuition and fees is issued. Refunds are processed by the Business Office in approximately two weeks.

  • 100% refund for tuition and fees if classes are dropped and processed in the Admissions and Records Office before - but not on - the first day of the semester, session, or class. This includes semester, summer, 4 to 8 week, late starting, and mini-courses.

  • 90% refund for tuition and fees if classes are dropped within the first week of the term for full semester courses, summer courses, 4 to 8 week courses, and late starting courses.

  • 50% refund for tuition and fees if classes are dropped within the second week of the term for semester

  • 100% refund for mini-courses if students drop prior to the start of the first class period. No refund will be issued after the class begins.

Refunds are calculated based on the day the student officially drops a class, not when the student stops attending class.

If the student has received federal Title IV student financial aid during the term (Federal PELL , ACG or SEOG grants, Federal Stafford Loan, or a PLUS Loan), the student may be entitled to a pro rata or federal refund. Students who do not receive federal Title IV aid are not entitled to these refunds. Further information is available in the Financial Aid Office and Business Office.


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