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Tuition & Fees Information

Schedule of Tuition

Tuition Rates


All tuition and fees are subject to change. Current list reflects rates for 2019-2020 Academic Year. *These rates are subject to change per the Community & Technical College Council.

*Residents of Belmont, Harrison, Jefferson, Monroe, Columbiana, Mahoning & Trumbull counties in Ohio may attend at the West Virginia "In-State" tuition rates. *These rates are subject to change per the Community & Technical College Council. **Students from Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Greene Counties in Pennsylvania as well as students from Washington County in Ohio are eligible for the Metro Rate.

*Above amounts do not include any additional course fees that may be implemented.
***Refers to courses taken by high school students for college credit

Fees Per Semester

West Virginia Northern Community College Program Fees and Charges Rate Per Semester 2019-2020
Accounting Business Career Studies, CAS $38
Accounting/Business Administration FUS (Semester) $20
Advanced Manufacturing, AAS* $276
Appliance Repair (Semester) $232
Associate in Arts, English/Humanities (Semester)* $28
Associate in Arts, General (Semester) $28
Associate in Arts, History/Social Science (Semester)* $28
Associate in Arts, Psychology (Semester)* $28
Associate in Science (Semester) $60
Business Exe Adm Asst (Semester) $24
Business Administration, AS, WLU (Semester) $20
Business Administration, Business Studies, AAS $20
Business Administration, Transfer, AS (Semester) $20
Business Administration/Management WVSU (Semester)* $20
Business Career Studies, Legal Office, CAS $20
Business Studies, Business Administration 2+2 with FUS $20
Chemical Operator, AAS $240
Culinary Arts AAS (Semester) $528
Culinary Arts CAS (Semester) $614
Chemical Operator, AAS* (Accelerated) $240
CIT A+ Computer Repair (Semester) $162
CIT Bus Adm WLU (Semester) $100
CIT Cisco Networking (Semester) $204
CIT Cyber Security, AAS* $152
CIT Cyber Security, 2+2 University of Charleston* $152
CIT Microsoft Applications (Semester) $176
CIT Microsoft Applications/Support Desk (Semester) $88
CIT Networking Microsoft (Semester) $92
CIT Software Engineer, AAS $92
CIT Systems Development (Semester) $20
CIT WJU (Semester) $100
Community Education 2+2 WLU* $20
Criminal Justice AAS (Semester) $20
Criminal Justice, AAS WLU (Semester) $20
Early Childhood Care/Education AAS (Semester) $20
Early Childhood Care/Education FUS (Semester) $20
Elementary Education Bethany (Semester) $20
Elementary Education WLU (Semester) $20
Fire Fighters, AAS $20
Health Information Tech AAS (Semester) $20
Human Services AAS (Semester) $20
Industrial Maintenance Technology CAS (Semester) $264
Instrumentation, AAS* $244
Law Enforcement Training, AAS $20
Mechatronics (Semester) $204
Administrative Medical Assisting CAS (Semester) $110
Clinical Medical Assisting AAS (Semester) $144
Medical Billing Coding CAS (Semester) $110
Mental Health & Human Services 2+2 FUS, AA $20
Nursing (Semester) $480
Paralegal AAS (Semester) $96
Paralegal CAS (Semester) $116
Patient Care CAS (Semester) $424
Personal Interest Student Fee (Semester) $20
Petroleum Tech AAS (Semester) $288
Petroleum Tech CAS (Semester) $238
Plumbers and Steamfitters, AAS $20
Pre-Psychology Social Work WLU (Semester) $20
Pre-Teacher Education Social Science Studies 2+2 WLU* $20
Psychology WJU (Semester) $20
Radiologic Technology - Degree Completion, A.A.S. (OVMC/other partners) (Semester) $20
Radiography, AAS (Semester) $135
Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, and Heating, A.A.S. (Semester) $280
Small Business Management, Business Career Studies, CAS $26
Social Work Bethany (Semester) $20
Social Work FUS (Semester) $28
Social Work WVU (Semester) $32
Surgical Technology AAS (Semester) $91
Transient Students $35
Teacher Education English WLU (Semester) $24
Teacher Education Social Studies WLU (Semester) $24
Welding Technology, AAS $576
Welding: Oil and Gas Pipe, CAS $440
Mine Maintenance, AAS $230
Welding Skill Set 1 $830
Welding Skill Set 2 $975

†All program fees in the summer are replaced with a $25 Summer Admin Fee

Fees Assessed to All Students
Capital Fee (per semester) $50
Administrative Fee (per semester) $50
Facility Fee (per semester) $80
Student Activity Fee (per semester) $37.50
Information Technology Fee (per credit hour) $15


 Other Fees
Transcript Request Fee $5 per transcript
Transcript Online Processing Fee (Nat'l Student Clearinghouse) $2.25 per transcript
Additional Transcript Fees
Vary by
Replacement Parking Decal $10
Replacement Student ID Access Card $10
Parking Tickets Varies per violation
NSF Returned Check Fee $25
Installment Plan Fee (for Payment Plan Students Only) $20
Early Entrance Administrative Fee $25
Summer Administration Fee $25

Payment Plan

West Virginia Northern Community College offers an interest-free, monthly payment installment agreement to allow students paying tuition and fees out of pocket a more affordable option. For a $20 fee per semester, students can spread payments over four months. Students who make the 25% payment online automatically opt-in for the 4-Installment Payment Plan and will be assessed the $20 fee on their student accounts. For additional information, contact Student Accounts at 304-214-8843 or

Tuition Refunds

Additional Terms and Information

Students registering for classes at West Virginia Northern Community College will be subject to tuition and fee schedule on the "Schedule of Tuition" page.

The College policy requires either tuition be paid prior to the beginning of each semester and term, or a payment plan be in place between the College and student.

Any unpaid balances will be pursued for payment to the fullest extent in accordance with state and federal law and according to College procedures. WVNCC will submit any information to a collection agency if financial obligations to the College are not met. The student will be responsible for any collection costs or legal fees associated with the delinquent students WVNCC account for any third-party collection or legal efforts.

Students registering on or after the last day for early registration, including those students adding classes, must make payment arrangements at the time of registration. The class schedule will list the deadline and specific amounts. Payment may be made by cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, or through a College-approved payment plan.

Students who have a bona fide third party agency paying their tuition or who participate in the Academic Management Services Monthly Payment Plan will not be required to pay tuition at the time of registration provided there is written authorization in the College's Business Office that payment will be made to West Virginia Northern.

Students registering in the 6th through the 10th day of classes must obtain permission from course instructors in writing-- either using a late registration card from the Service Center, or through correspondence via WVNCC email accounts.

The College may withhold designated services, including evaluation of courses to be transferred from other colleges and/or universities, registration for additional courses, grade reports, evaluation of credit toward degree programs, official transcripts of credits earned at West Virginia Northern and awarding of the diploma indicating degree or certificate attainment, for students who have outstanding tuition or fee obligations to the Business Office, financial obligations to other departments of the College or who have defaulted on any educational loans.