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Keeping College Affordable

Schoolcraft is a publicly funded community college with tuition and fees that are much lower than those at four-year colleges and universities and competitive with those at nearby community colleges.


Tuition and Fees

When students register for classes they are required to pay tuition and fees in full or to sign up for the tuition payment plan. The college accepts cash, checks, money orders, VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. The payment plan allows for tuition and fees to be paid in installments. See the payment options link in WebAdvisor for more information.


Tuition Rates (Fall 201​5 and Winter, Spring, Summer 2016)

Resident: $9​6 per credit hour
Non-Resident: $13​9 per credit hour
Out-of-State: $​205 per credit hour
International:
$​205 per credit hour


Fees (Fall 201​5 and Winter, Spring, Summer 2016)

Application Fee: $0
Transcript Fee: $0
Parking Fee: $0
Registration Fee: $42 per semester
Instructional Equipment Fee:
$8 per credit hour
Service Fee: $6 per credit hour
Infrastructure Fee: $6 per credit hour
Course Fee: varies according to individual class
Excess Contact Hour Fee: varies according to individual class


Example: 12 credits as a resident (Fall 201​5 and Winter, Spring, Summer 2016)

Registration Fee: $42
Service Fee: $72 ($6 x 12 credits)
Tuition: $11​52 ($9​6 x 12 credits)
Instructional Equipment Fee: $96 ($8 x 12 credits)
Infrastructure Fee: $72 ($6 x 12 credits)
Course Fee: $ ? (Check schedule & add course fee, if applicable)
Total: $1​434


Tuition Rates (Fall 2016)*

Resident: $​102 per credit hour
Non-Resident: $1​48 per credit hour
Out-of-State: $​2​18 per credit hour
International:
$​218 per credit hour

*Pending approval by the Board of Trustees


Fees (Fall 201​6)*

Application Fee: $0
Transcript Fee: $0
Parking Fee: $0
Registration Fee: $4​3 per semester
Instructional Equipment Fee:
$​9 per credit hour
Service Fee: $​7 per credit hour
Infrastructure Fee: $​7 per credit hour
Course Fee: varies according to individual class
Excess Contact Hour Fee: varies according to individual class

*Pending approval by the Board of Trustees


Example: 12 credits as a resident (Fall 201​6)

Registration Fee: $43
Service Fee: $84 ($​7 x 12 credits)
Tuition: $1224 ($​102 x 12 credits)
Instructional Equipment Fee: $​108 ($​9 x 12 credits)
Infrastructure Fee: $​84 ($​7 x 12 credits)
Course Fee: $ ? (Check schedule & add course fee, if applicable)
Total: $1​​543


Read the Fee Description Details

FEE DESCRIPTIONS – FALL 2016 

REGISTRATION FEE

This fee is a refundable fee charged one time per semester regardless of how many credit hours a student registers for during the semester.  This fee is $43 per semester.

SERVICE FEE

This fee defrays the cost of several free services that Schoolcraft provides to students, such as transcripts, career services, student activities, graduation, parking and admittance to the SC Fitness Center each semester the student is registered.  This fee is $7 per credit.

LAB FEES/LEARNING MANAGEMENT FEES

This fee is used to cover the cost of special materials, equipment, student assistants, specialized support, our learning management system (currently Blackboard) and other services.

EXCESS CONTACT HOUR FEES

The College charges $102 per excess contact hour with a maximum of 4 excess contact hours per class.

An excess contact hour occurs when the weekly class meeting hours exceed the class credit hours.  For example, if Biology meets 4 hours per week, but Biology is a 3 credit hour class, the student is charged a $102 excess contact hour fee.  If a Nursing class meets 10 hours per week, but the Nursing class is a 4 credit hour class, the student will be charged a $408 excess contact hour fee.

INSTRUCTIONAL EQUIPMENT FEE

This fee is used to defray the increasing cost of maintaining, upgrading, and replacing the wide variety of electronic equipment and personal computers used in our classrooms.  Software purchases, maintenance agreements, and upgrades are also covered by this fee.  Every student is charged $9 per credit hour for this fee.

INFRASTRUCTURE FEE

This fee is used to defray the increasing costs associated with maintaining and enhancing the College’s buildings, facilities, and campus grounds.  Deferred maintenance and depreciation of campus infrastructure is also covered by this fee.  Every student is charged $7 per credit hour for this fee.

TUITION RATES:  (per credit hour)

Resident                       $102

Non-Resident                $148

Out-of-State                 $218

If you have any questions, please contact either of the following offices:

Vice President of Student Services – (734) 462-4577

Vice President & CFO – (734) 462-4416

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