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2018–2019 Academic Year Tuition and Estimated Costs

All costs are listed in U.S. dollars.

Tuition is set by the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges and is subject to change.

  Intensive English Program Academic Classes
Items Quarterly
(3 months)
Academic Year
(9 months)
(3 months)
Academic Year
(9 months)
Tuition and fees* $2,750 USD $8,250 USD $3,257 USD $9,771 USD 
Books and supplies $250 USD $750 USD $300 USD $900 USD
Health insurance $331 USD $993 USD $331 USD $993 USD
Housing and meals $650/month $1,950 USD $5,850 USD $1,950 USD $5,850 USD
Personal expenses (estimate) $750 USD $2,250 USD $750 USD $2,250 USD
Total cost (estimate) $6,031 USD $18,093 USD $6,588 USD $19,764 USD

*Academic tuition and fees are based on 15 credits; exact cost depends on number of credits taken. Pierce College reserves the right to change any fees without notice to comply with state or college regulations and policies.