Tuition - Tuition Calculator and Fee Details

Net Price Calculator

The cost of college can be difficult to estimate. Let us help. Use this custom calculator to get an accurate accounting of how much it will cost to complete a two-year degree at Pierce College. This will factor in your living situation and financial needs to give you a solid estimate for two years at Pierce.

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Quarterly Tuition Calculator

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These prices apply to Pierce College Fort Steilacoom and Pierce College Puyallup for all items 1000-5999 and 7000-9998 for the academic year 2016-2017. Other rates apply to Running Start students and Continuing Education classes.

The college reserves the right to change any fees without notice to comply with state or college regulations and policies. The Washington State Legislature sets our tuition rates. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Washington State Legislature and the Pierce College Board of Trustees. See the admissions and registration offices for the most current information.

View the full 2016-17 Tuition Chart

Fee Details

The fees listed below are all student-approved refundable fees, and are included in the calculation form above.

Additional fees are required for some classes. See class listings. These fees are NOT included in the tuition chart.

Name and Purpose Per Credit Maximum
Comprehensive student fee: parking, transcripts and graduation expenses $1.50 $15
Technology fee: to advance the use of technology by students $3.50 $35
Fort Steilacoom Recreation Center Fee: building costs of a multi-purpose student recreation center for students at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom $3.50 $35
Puyallup Fitness and Recreational Fee: the costs of a fitness and recreational center for students at Pierce College Puyallup $4.25 None

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