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Quarterly Tuition Rates

The rates on the table below are effective from Fall Quarter 2016 through Summer Quarter 2017.  Senior citizens and state employee discounts are also available. 

Tuition rates by number of credits

Part-time*

Number  of Credits Resident Non-Resident U.S. Citizen & Eligible Non citizens Non-Resident, Non-U.S. Citizen Non-Resident, U.S. Citizen, Online Only
Please note that tuition rates change every year upon authorization from the legislature and the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.  
1 credit $101.33 $191.50 $278.04 $114.76
2 credits $202.66 $383 $556.08 $229.52
3 credits $303.99 $574.2 $834.12 $344.28
4 credits $405.32 $766 $112.16 $459.04
5 credits $506.65 $957.50 $1390.20 $573.80
6 credits $607.98 $1149 $1668.24 $688.56
7 credits $709.31 $1340.50 $1946.28 $803.32
8 credits $810.64 $1532 $2224.32 $918.08
9 credits $911.97 $1723.50 $2502.36 $1032.84
10 credits $1013.30 $1915 $2780.40 $1147.60
11 credits $1061.28  $1966.74 $ 2835.27 $ 1196.29

Full-time**

Credits Resident Non-Resident U.S. Citizen & Eligible Non citizens Non-Resident, Non-U.S. Citizen Non-Resident, U.S. Citizen, Online Only
Please note that tuition rates change every year upon authorization from the legislature and the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.  
12 credits $1109.26 $2018.48 $2890.74 $1244.98
13 credits $1157.24 $2070.22 $2945.91 $1293.67
14 credits $1205.22 $2121.96 $3001.08 $1342.36
15 credits $1253.20 $2173.70 $3056.25 $1391.05
16 credits $1301.18 $2225.44 $3111.42 $1439.74
17 credits $1349.16 $2277.18 $3166.59 $1488.43
18 credits $1397.14 $2328.92 $3221.76 $1537.12
Over 18 per credit*** $92.33 $175.38 $268.04 $92.33

Notes

Veterans - There are several tuition rates for qualifying veterans. To find out which rate is appropriate for you, contact:
Missy Anderson
Certifying Official
FOSS Building, Rm. 5226
manderson4@shoreline.edu
206-546-4645

*The rates shown above are for tuition (retained by the college and the State of Washington) and the services and activities fees (transferred to student government) only. In addition to the above tuition and fees, all students pay supplemental fees, as enacted by student government, in the following amounts:

  • Student union building (PUB) renovation fee:  $4.40 per credit, up to 12 credits ($52.80 maximum)
  • Sustainable commuter options fee (SCOF):  $34.00 per student per quarter
  • Student technology fee:  $4.40 per credit, up to 10 credits ($44.00 maximum)
  • Student completion fee:  $0.50 per credit, up to 10 credits ($5.00 maximum)
  • Particular courses may also have additional fees for materials, supplies, or other charges.

**For purposes of being considered "full-time" for funding from federal and state financial aid programs, Department of Veterans Affairs, Social Security, and most other outside agencies, a student is required to carry at least 12 credits.

***The per-credit fee for over 18 credits may be subject to a partial waiver for required vocational courses.

NOTE: The tuition rates shown above were accurate as of the date of publication. Tuition and fees are  subject to change by the legislature of the State of Washington, the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, the Shoreline Community College Board of Trustees, and the Shoreline Community College Student Body Association.