Tuition Discounts & Waivers

Tuition discounts and waivers can help reduce the cost of attending Shoreline. Learn more about various tuition reduction options below.

Please Note: Tuition waivers pay the cost of tuition only. Required and other class fees are the responsibility of the student.

Non-resident students enrolled only in fully online-only classes may be eligible for a waiver of the non-resident tuition differential. If you are a non-resident student registered for all fully online classes and would like to explore the possibility of this tuition waiver, please send your request to regdl@shoreline.edu. Please be sure to include your name and student identification number with your request.

Please Note: Only non-resident U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens may qualify.

Requests for this waiver must be received within the first 30 days of the quarter to be considered.

Students age 60 and older qualify for the Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver. Students must first complete an application for admission to the college and receive a student identification number. Under this program, a student pays a $5.00 non-refundable fee per quarter plus any applicable per credit fees. For example, any special fees specific to individual classes, such as computer lab fees.

Senior Waiver students can take up to 2 classes for the quarter at this discounted rate.

Follow these steps to enroll: 

You will be eligible to register for classes on the 6th day of the quarter (4th day for Summer quarter). Payment is due within 24 hours of registration.

State employees, including Shoreline Community College employees, can qualify for a tuition waiver. Students must first complete an application for admission and receive a student identification number. Under this program a state or Shoreline employee must pay a $20.00 non-refundable fee per quarter plus any applicable per credit fees.  For example, any special fees specific to individual classes, such as computer lab fees.

Employees who use this waiver can register for up to 6 credits per quarter at this discounted rate.

To take advantage of this waiver:

You will be eligible to register for classes on the 6th day of the quarter (5th day for Summer quarter). Payment is due within 24 hours of registration.

Veterans and Military Students may receive 25%-100% off tuition based on eligibility.

Learn more about Veteran Tuition Waivers