Tuition & Fees

Central Arizona College is committed to offering all students affordable tuition along with affordable fees that do not break their pocket books.  Students who choose Central Arizona College as the place to pursue their educational dreams can do so without the worry of having to pay too much for their continued education.

Billing Methods and Rates

The college uses three different billing methods which will determine the amount of tuition students will pay per credit hour.

To see the breakdown of charges per billing method, please click the following link

2021 – 2022 Adopted Tuition and Fee Schedule

Arizona Resident – Tuition Rate = $86.00 per credit

Out of State Resident – Student pays 200% of normal stated tuition rate

Western Undergraduate Education Program (WUE) – Student pays 150% of normal stated tuition rate

Students from 15 Western states are eligible to participate in the Western Undergraduate Education Program (W.U.E.). The program allows full-time students who are seeking degrees or certificates to pay 150 percent resident tuition, rather than out-of-state tuition. Central Arizona College participates in the program along with other colleges and universities in Arizona, Alaska, California, Colorado, Common Wealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

Must be a full time student and classes must be in Arizona.

To be considered full time you must be enrolled in at least 12 credits for Fall/Spring and at least 6 credits for Summer session only.

Tuition and Fees are Subject to Change Without Prior Notice

*Please review the current residency requirements on the Admissions tab of the Central Arizona College webpage.

**Some credit courses have a lab or special fee that is required. Fees for non-credit special interest courses are determined on a course by course individual basis.

Course Fees

Some courses at Central Arizona College have additional course fees that are added in addition to the tuition fee that is incurred during registration.  To see if the course you are registering for has additional course fees, please click the link below to review the current additional course fees schedule

2021 – 2022 Additional Course Fees

Special Fees

Special fees include items such as Residence Hall Fees, HESI Exam fees, ID replacement fees, or College for Kids fees etc. To view the current fees please click on the link below

2021 – 2022 Adopted Special Fee Schedule


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