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Due to a power outage, Leestown Campus will be closed Tuesday, September 25, 2018. There will be no afternoon or evening classes at Leestown Campus.

Cost Analysis for Completing an Associate Degree at BCTC

An associate degree in the United States in approximately 60 credit hours. International students are issued I-20s to study at Bluegrass Community and Technical College for 5 semesters. Students must take a minimum of 12 hours each semester. If a student does not complete their program after 5 semesters, program extensions are offered in certain situations. It is important to make sure you have sufficient funds for your education before coming to the United States, since there are very few scholarships available for international students.

Cost Estimates:

College Expenses

Tuition for 5 Full-Time Semesters @ $515.00/credit hour*

$30,900.00

Books for 5 Semesters

$2,500.00

Miscellaneous Fees for 5 Semesters

$500.00

TOTAL AMOUNT (Over 30 months/5 semesters)*

$33,900.00

Personal/Living Expenses

Dormitory or Apartment

$15,000.00

Food and Groceries

$4,500.00

Medical Insurance

$1,500.00

Transportation (Bus)

$225.00

TOTAL AMOUNT (Over 30 months/5 semesters)*

$21,225.00

TOTAL Expenses for Completing an Associate s Degree

College Expenses

$33,900.00

Personal/Living Expenses

$21,225.00

TOTAL AMOUNT (Over 30 months/5 semesters)*

$55,125.00

*We cannot guarantee that your associate degree will cost exactly the amounts shown on this paper. These are only estimates to help students plan financially for their education at Bluegrass Community & Technical College.

When applying to BCTC, the International Student Services Office requires a Financial Verification Form and an original bank statement from either the student or student sponsor to demonstrate financial ability to fund an education in the US. The amount required for financial verification is $21,650.00. This is amount is an estimation of what basic education and living expenses would cost for a year. This does not mean BCTC will charge the student $21,650.00 upon arriving in the United States.