SFCC 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 about $5,500. Many students also receive grants and scholarships.

2017-2018 Tuition

  • Per credit hour and effective fall semester 2017 through summer semester 2018
  • Rates are subject to change by the SFCC Board of Trustees; last approved 5/23/17
 Programs (Course Codes) In-district residents*Missouri residentsOut-of-state residentsInternational
Dual creditAll$79
Dual credit onlineAll$94
Base tuitionAll, excluding courses in Tiers 1-4$105$160$220$260
Base onlineAll, excluding courses in Tiers 1-4$155$210$270$310
Tier 1Automotive (AUTO)
Engineering Design Technology (EDT-formerly CAD)
Computer Information Systems (CIS)
Construction Management (CNST)
Precision Machining (MACH)
Health Information Technology (HIT)
$125$180$240$280
Tier 1 online$175$230$290$330
Tier 2Industrial Technology (IEM, INDT)
Networking (NET)
$165$220$280$320
Tier 2 online$215$270$330$370
Tier 3Welding Technology (WELD)
Radiologic Technology (RAD)
Excluding RAD 100
Nursing (NURS)
Excluding NURS 102 and 103
$205$260$320$360
Tier 3 online$255$310$370$410
Tier 4Dental Hygiene (DH)
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)
Excluding DMS 100
$305$360$420$460
Tier 4 online$355$410$470$510

*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 $15

Special Fees: Some programs and courses require additional fees.
2017-2018 Special Fees

Estimated base tuition and books for one year at SFCC calculated on taking 15 credit hours per semester:

In-district residents Missouri residents
Tuition $3,150 $4,800
Books $1,000 $1,000
Total $4,150 $5,800

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

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