Tuition and Fees

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®), with support from Cuyahoga County taxpayers and assistance from the State of Ohio, maintains modest tuition and fees — both of which are subject to review during any academic year by the Board of Trustees and may be changed at its discretion with approval from the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

View current tuition and fee information.

Tuition bills are sent electronically to students' College-issued email addresses on a weekly basis during the registration period.

Institutional Fee

The College automatically charges an institutional fee at the time of registration based on the number of credit hours registered. This fee provides students with unlimited access to all campuses, recreational facilities, Technology Learning Centers, libraries and special campus events. The fee is adjusted when courses are added or dropped in accordance with withdrawal and refund deadlines and percentages.

  • 1-3 credit hours ($10)
  • 4-11 credit hours ($50)
  • 12+ credit hours ($70)

Supplemental Fees

There is a $10 per credit hour charge for online classes. Check the Supplemental Fee Schedule for courses that are assessed additional fees. Additional fees may also be incurred for off-campus proctored online testing through Proctor U.