Tuition & Fees - Academic Year 2016/2017

Excelsior Scholarship - New York has become the first state in the nation to offer tuition-free college at public colleges and universities for families making up to $100,000 per year! 

To learn more about this exciting new program and how you might be eligible to attend Jefferson Community College tuition-free:

Call 315-786-2437 or Submit an Inquiry

Tuition and fees are due at registration and may be paid by MasterCard, VISA, Discover, Tuition Payment Plan, cash, check, or money order. Checks should be made payable to ‘Jefferson Community College.’ Students are not officially enrolled until all charges have been paid. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

The student's cost of attendance is an estimate of what it might cost to attend Jefferson Community College for 1 year.  It includes both direct and indirect expenses.  These expenses may vary based on the student's individual circumstances.

The Net Price Calculator is another available tool that will also give you an estimate of what it might cost, direct and indirect, to attend Jefferson Community College.  Use these helpful tips when utilizing the Net Price Calculator.


Tuition refunds are based on semester length and withdrawal date.

Student Residence

Part time / Credit Hour

Full time / Semester

New York State resident from sponsorship area or non-residents of sponsorship area who present a certificate(s) of residence.



New York State resident not from sponsorship area and not presenting a certificate of residence.



Non–New York State residents



International Students: Click here

Tuition Liability Statement

Tuition and fees must be paid by the tuition due date. Students are liable for any collection fees as a result of failure to pay, including, without limitation, collection agency costs and fees, court costs and fees, attorney costs and fees.   Courses may be dropped without liability prior to the start of classes.  Any classes dropped after the start will be subject to the existing tuition and fee refund policy. Non-attendance in classes may not relieve financial responsibility.

Student Health Insurance Fees

  • Accident Insurance is mandatory for full-time students and resident students.  Accident insurance is optional for most part-time students.

    Cost:  $27/year or $17 per spring/summer semester. 

  • International Health Insurance is optional: Fees vary, see the Student Insurance page for more information.

For more detailed information or to sign up for Travel Insurance, visit Student Insurance.

Student Service Fees

All fees are non-refundable.

  • Non-Credit Course Fee:  variable($10-$250)
  • Document/Check Replacement Fee:  $5 per copy
  • Transcript Fee:  $8 per copy
  • Health Transcript Fee:  $5 per occurrence
  • Facsimile Fee (Official Documents):  $5 per occurrence
  • Processing Fee, Directed Study:  $5 per course
  • Credit By Examination Fee:  $15 per credit hour
  • College-Level Examination Program:  $20 per exam
  • Returned Check Fee:  $20 per check
  • Parking Fines:  variable($10-$100)
  • Technology Fee:  $13 per credit hour
  • Computer Lab Fee (Community Members):  $40 per semester
  • Course Lab/Materials Fee:  variable($5-$50)
  • Military Credit Inventory
    • Application/Evaluation Fee:  $125
    • Credit Inventory Update Fee:  $35
    • Official Transcript Fee:  $6
  • Nursing Program Fee:  $250 per semester
  • Energy 110 Course Fee (Certification): $165
  • Fire Protection (FPT 105) Course Fee (Certification): $150
  • Fire Protection (FPT 205) Course Fee (Certification): $150

Additional Fees

  • *Comprehensive Student Fee:  $14.00 per credit hour
  • Comprehensive Student Fee - Summer and Winter Session:  $3 per credit hour
  • Diploma (replacement) Fee:  $30
  • Identification Card (replacement) Fee:  $20
  • Alumni Fee (optional): $10 per semester

*Not applicable for extension site courses; (fees included: student resource, health service, commencement, new student services, and identification card)

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