Can I Afford It?

Can I Afford OTC?

Ozarks Technical Community College strives to provide affordable quality education to the community. To further help students afford college, we offer payment options through MyPay MyWay, as well as offering Financial Aid & Scholarships to those who qualify. For more information about costs, see Costs FAQ.

Tuition Costs

   Tier I  Tier II  Tier III
 In-District tuition   ( per credit hour)  $  95.00  $  98.00  $ 101.00
 Out-of-District tuition ( per credit hour)  $ 142.50  $ 145.50  $ 148.50
 Out-of-State tuition   ( per credit hour)  $ 190.00  $ 193.00  $ 196.00

The following list provides per credit hour costs.*

General Fees

Fees  Fee Amount 
Student Fee (per credit hour) $ 15.00
Student Technology Fee (per credit hour) $   6.00
Online Course Fee (per course) $  65.00
Facilities and Infrastructure Fees - (per semester, fall/spring) $  45.00
Facilities and Infrastructure Fees (summer) $  25.00 
Late Registration $  35.00
Course Schedule Change (per transaction after classes begin) $  10.00
Credit by Exam $  40.00
Allied Health Program Application $  15.00
Dual Credit Tuition (per credit hour) $  35.00
International Student Application Fee $  75.00
International Student Fee (per credit hour) $  20.00
Payment Plan Fee $  35.00
NSF Returned Item Fee $  30.00
Diploma Replacement Fee $  25.00
Student I.D. Card Replacement Fee $  25.00

Laboratory Course Fees (per course fee)

Art Laboratory Courses $    60.00
Ceramics Laboratory Courses $  100.00
Construction Technology Laboratory Courses $  100.00
Culinary Arts Laboratory Courses $  150.00
Electronics & Computer Repair Laboratory Courses $    75.00
Fire Science Laboratory Courses $    90.00
Manufacturing Laboratory Courses $    75.00
Master Welder Program Fees $1605.00
Science Laboratory Courses $    85.00
Teacher Education Courses $    25.00 
Technology Laboratory Courses $    60.00 
Transportation Laboratory Courses $  100.00
Welding Laboratory Courses $  160.00


Allied Health Programs (Laboratory Courses)

Associate of Science in Nursing (RN) Program Fees $1865.00
Dental Assisting Program Fees $1370.00
Dental Hygiene Program Fees $4155.00
EMT - Paramedic Program Fees $1235.00
Health Information Technology Program Fees $  260.00
Hearing Instrument Science Program Fees $1270.00
Medical Laboratory Technician Program Fees $1220.00
Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Fees $1450.00
Physical Therapist Assistant Program Fees $1650.00
Practical Nursing Program Fees $1140.00
Respiratory Therapy Program Fees $1870.00
Surgical Technology Program Fees $  727.00

*All tuition and fees are subject to change