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Tuition & Fees

Student Tuition and Fees (2016-2017)

The costs indicated below are effective with the Summer 2016 term unless otherwise noted.

Tuition and fees must be paid in full, or arrangements to pay tuition and fees must be made by the 10th business day prior to the start of the academic semester. Failure to pay or make arrangements will result in the student being dropped from all classes. For more information about alternative payment arrangements, contact the Business Office at (620) 227-9216. 

Tuition (full-time or part-time, per credit hour) 
Ford County Resident  $30
Out of County - Kansas (or Arizona, California, Colorado, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah) resident   $47
Non-Kansas Resident  $55
International Student (on campus)
DC3 Online (tuition and fees) $135
eduKan Online (tuition and fees - effective Fall 2016)  $150
Incidental fees (per credit hour) 
Ford County resident  $40
Out of County - Kansas (or Arizona, California, Colorado, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah) resident  $60
Non-Kansas resident  $60
International  $65
Outreach  $20
Parking fee (per semester) 
Seven or more credits (refundable prior to the first day of the semester)  $20
Registration Fee (per semester) 
Six hours or less (non-refundable)  $25
Seven hours or more (non-refundable)  $50
Other fees 
Guided Studies (per credit hour, for Guided Studies courses only)  $10
Laboratory Fee (per credit hour for applicable courses)  $15
Technology Fee (per credit hour)  $5
Special fees 
Aviation Program Operations Fee (per certification:  PVT, INST, COM, CFI and CFII)   $1,500
Aviation Program Operations Fee (per certification:  TT and NVG  $750
Auto Mechanics Technology  varies
Cosmetology I Kit  varies
Diesel Equipment Technology  varies
Nursing Materials Fee   varies
Physical Education  varies
Flight Instructor Pilot Training Fees (effective Fall 2016)* 
  * These fees are based on seven (7) years of historical completion data for non-VA and VA eligible students.
Private Pilot Certification   
   R22 $40,422
   R44  $64,838
Instrument Certification 
   R44  $67,170
   R66 $119,050
Commercial Certification   
   R22  $62,840
   R44  $100,277
Certified Instructor   
   R22  $45,189
   R44  $68,815
Instrument Instructor   
   R44  $52,070
Turbine Transition**   
   R66/BH206  $33,282
Night Vision Goggles (NVG)   
   R66/BH206 $22,664
Pilot Training Kit (PVT-CFII)  $2,160
NVG Training Kit $2,550
Supplemental Pilot Training Kit  $1,200

(If you weigh over 200 lbs. or your height and weight configuration interferes with the Robinson R22 flight controls you must take all training in the Robinson R44.  If you are under 200 lbs., and you are taking your Private and or Commercial training in the R22, some long cross country flights will need to be performed in the Robinson R44 due to the fuel limitations of the Robinson R22 based on gross weight.  The Instrument course and Instrument Instructor course are only available in the Robinson R44.)

** Minimum Turbine hours required are 10 hours in the Robinson R66 & BH206.  If you have 1000 or more hours PIC then only 5 hours is required in each. 

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this publication.  Dodge City Community College reserves the right to change, modify, or alter without notice all fees, charges, tuition expenses and other costs.
Revised 7/19/16