State Fair Community College

Tuition & Fees

State Fair Community College has students at all levels of family income, and 75 percent of our students who apply receive some form of financial aid. The average financial aid package last year was approximately $5,524. Many students also receive grants and scholarships to help pay for their education.

The tuition at SFCC is very affordable and is among the lowest of community colleges in Missouri. Visit our admissions and enrollment page to see how to get started with our application process. If you have questions or if you'd like to set up a campus visit, please email admissions at

2016-2017 Tuition

Per credit hour and effective fall semester 2016 through summer semester 2017
Rates are subject to change by the SFCC Board of Trustees; last approved 3/22/16
April 28, 2016 - In-district tuition is set at $100 per credit hour due to FY17 state funding increase.

  Programs (Course Codes)    In-district
Dual credit All $76         -        -         -         -
All $91         -        -         -          -
Base tuition All, excluding courses in Tiers 1-4       $100     $150       $210       $250
All, excluding courses in Tiers 1-4       $145     $195       $255       $295
Tier 1 Automotive (AUTO)
Engineering Design Technology (EDT-formerly CAD)
Computer Information systems (CIS)
Construction Management (CNST)
Precision Machining (MACH)
Health Information Technology (HIT)
      $120     $170       $230       $270
 Tier 1 
        $165     $215       $275       $315 
Tier 2  Industrial Technology (IEM, INDT)
Networking (NET)
    $210        $270        $310 
 Tier 2 
        $205     $255        $315        $355 
Tier 3  Welding Technology (WELD) 
Radiologic Technology (RAD)
 Excluding RAD 100
Nursing (NURS)
 Excluding NURS 102 and 103
      $200     $250        $310        $350 
 Tier 3 
        $245     $295       $355        $395 
Tier 4  Dental Hygiene (DH)
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)
 Excluding DMS 100  
      $300     $350       $410        $450 
 Tier 4 
        $345     $395        $455        $495 


*In-district tuition applies to residents of the following school districts:

   Cole Camp R-1
   Green Ridge R-VIII
   La Monte R-IV
   Lincoln R-II
   Otterville R-VI
   Pettis County R-12 at Dresden
   Pettis County R-V at Hughesville/Houstonia
   Sedalia 200
   Smithton R-VI
   Warsaw R-IX

Note: R in district name indicates reorganized.

Note: Internships are charged Base Tuition.

Active-duty military personnel, Reserve, National Guard members, and veterans and their dependents qualify for in-district tuition upon completing the military/dependent certification form and providing applicable documentation.

General Fee: Technology fee (per credit hour) is $10 

Special Fees: Some programs and courses require additional fees. Click 2016-2017 Special Fees to view.

Estimated Costs

Estimated tuition and books per year at SFCC based on 15 credit hours per semester on-ground:

In-district residents
Missouri residents

These estimates are based on attending fall and spring semesters and do not include room and board, living or travel expenses or any additional special or course fees. Costs will vary depending on class schedule.


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