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.

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 5/24/16
 Programs (Course Codes) In-district residents*Missouri residentsOut-of-state residentsInternational
Dual creditAll$76
Dual credit onlineAll$91
Base tuitionAll, excluding courses in Tiers 1-4$100$150$210$250
Base onlineAll, excluding courses in Tiers 1-4$145$195$255$295
Tier 1Automotive (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 online$165$215$275$315
Tier 2Industrial Technology (IEM, INDT)
Networking (NET)
$160$210$270$310
Tier 2 online$205$255$315$355
Tier 3Welding Technology (WELD)
Radiologic Technology (RAD)
Excluding RAD 100
Nursing (NURS)
Excluding NURS 102 and 103
$200$250$310$350
Tier 3 online$245$295$355$395
Tier 4Dental Hygiene (DH)
Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS)
Excluding DMS 100
$300$350$410$450
Tier 4 online$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. View the special fees and estimated costs.

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

In-district residents Missouri residents
Tuition $3,060 $4,500
Books $800 $800
Total $3,860 $5,300

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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