The tuition and fees are determined by the number of registered credits. A typical course at NSCC is 3-credits. Charges are assessed each semester. Students who are enrolled in certain Health Science programs and Culinary programs will also be charged an additional program fee.

Summer 2020 Tuition & Fees


$219 per credit (Tuition $25, General Fee $160, and $34 Technology Fee)

3 credits $657 | 12 credits $2,628 | 15 credits $3,285


Program Fees

$450 per term

Nurse Education | Occupational Therapy Assistant | Practical Nursing Certificate | Physical Therapist Assistant | Radiologic Technology | Respiratory Tech | Surgical Technology Degree

$325 per term

Veterinary Technology

$225 per term

Medical Assisting Certificate

$100 per term

Animal Care Specialist | Animal Care Certificate

$25 per term

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation | Early Childhood Development | Early Childhood Education | Human Services Practitioner | Paralegal Certificate | Paralegal Program

Culinary Programs - $125/per course

Culinary Arts & Food Service | Culinary Arts & Food Service Certificate

Graphic Design Programs - $25 per course

Graphic Design Certificate Program | Graphic Design-Print Program | Graphic Design - Integrated Media Program

Additional Fees

Facility Fee
$50 Per semester

Laboratory Course Fee
$45 Per course
Applied to courses with labs

Late Payment Fee
$50 Per semester

Returned Check Fee
$25 Per check returned

Payment Plan Enrollment Fee
Only for students who sign up for a payment plan. This fee is non-refundable.


The Board of Trustees reserves the right to increase fees without prior notice. The MA Board of Higher Education reserves the right to increase tuition without prior notice.

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