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Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)

In-State Students $144
KCTCS Out-Of-State On-Line Students $144
Out-of-State Reciprocity Students $144
Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties* $288
Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students $504

*Contiguous counties are those which border Kentucky. Tuition is charged for each credit hour enrolled.

Students in these Indiana counties pay in-state rates: Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland.

Students in these Ohio counties pay in-state rates: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren (students in the Associate Degree Nursing program are excluded and must pay contiguous or out of state rate).

Tuition and charges are determined by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents. For payment deadlines, refer to the college academic calendar.


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Summer 2014 Session - First Session

Tuition Payment Deadlines

First 4-Week Session

 May 12, 2014      Last day to pay tuition charges for students that registered prior to May 12, 2014. 
 May 13, 2014  Last day to pay tuition charges for students that registered after May 12, 2014.
 May 13, 2014  Class Work Begins

First 6-Week Session

 May 12, 2014      Last day to pay tuition charges for students that registered prior to May 12, 2014.  
 May 15, 2014  Last day to pay tuition charges for students that registered after May 12, 2014.
 May 13, 2014   Class Work Begins

First 8-Week Session

 May 12, 2014      Last day to pay tuition charges for students that registered prior to May 12, 2014. 
 May 16, 2014  Last day to pay tuition charges for students that registered after May 12, 2014.
 May 13, 2014    Class Work Begins

*Note: BCTC does not offer a Tuition Payment Plan during the Summer Session.

Summer 2014 Session - Second Session

Tuition Payment Deadlines

Second 4-Week Session

 June 25, 2014           Last day to pay tuition charges for students who registered prior to June 25, 2014.
 June 26, 2014      Last day to pay tuition charges for students who registered after June 25, 2014.                    
 June 26, 2014  Class Work Begins

Second 6-Week Session

 June 25, 2014          Last day to pay tuition charges for students who registered prior to June 25, 2014. 
 June 30, 2014  Last day to pay tuition charges for students who registered after June 25, 2014
 June 26, 2014  Class Work Begins

*Note: BCTC does not offer a Tuition Payment Plan during the Second 8-Week Session.

Additional Charges Information

  • A $40.00 security charge will be assessed per semester.
  • A $75.00 late payment charge will be assessed for when tuition is paid after the deadlines.
  • A $75.00 charge will be assessed for reinstatement of classes for students who were canceled for non-payment.
  • A $11.00 charge per term will be collected from those students enrolled in programs that require professional liability insurance (Human Services and Early Childhood Development Programs).
  • A $50.00 charge will be assessed for each check returned due to insufficient funds.
  • Delinquent accounts will be sent to the Kentucky Department of Revenue, which will charge additional charges.

UK Housing Information:

BCTC Students living in University of Kentucky Housing will be required to pay all of UK's mandatory charges.


Payment Options

For payment options, please see Student Billing - Method of Payment.

Regulations for Tuition and Other Charges

Students who have not fully paid financial obligations to BCTC or to any division or organization of BCTC will not be permitted to register for future credit or non-credit offerings, receive transcripts, transfer credits to another institution, or graduate.

BCTC will pursue collection of all outstanding accounts pursuant to its business procedures.

Accounts that remain delinquent may be referred to outside agencies for collection and are subject to additional fees and costs.

BCTC makes every effort to include relevant, timely, and accurate information in its publications. However, BCTC reserves the right to make changes in its calendar, admissions policies, expenses, programs, curricula, course descriptions, or any other matters addressed or not addressed in this publication. Prospective students and enrolled students should check with the college's Offices of Admissions, Registrar, and/or Student Billing to learn of any such changes. 

All delinquencies must be paid by money order, cashier's check, or cash in the Student Billing Office.


Refund Policy

For refund policy information, please see Student Billing - Refund Policy.