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Financial Advantage of Attending NCMC! 

A college education is one of the most important investments you will make. North Central Missouri College is committed to providing access to everyone who can benefit from a program of higher education.

The cost of attending NCMC varies depending upon your residency, whether or not you live on-campus, the program of study you pursue, course fees and other services needed. Financial aid is available to those who qualify, which includes approximately 80% of all NCMC students. The Financial Assistance section that follows defines the types of financial aid available. The assistance may help provide you with the financial support you need for tuition, housing, books and other educational items. Click here for financial aid application information, then contact the NCMC Financial Aid office for detailed information on grants, scholarships, loans, transfer scholarships and other assistance.

Information regarding book, supplies, and transportation costs are included in the Net Price Calculator, found at: http://www.ncmissouri.edu/hea/Pages/net-price-calculator.aspx Nursing course fees are factored into the net price calculator.

Tuition is charged on a credit hour basis, according to the number of credit hours you are enrolled in per semester. For a chart of tuition and fees, see the chart below, a current NCMC Course Schedule or request an NCMC Cost Sheet from the Admissions Office
The amount of tuition charged depends upon your residency status. In-District, Missouri Resident or Out-of-State. Residency guidelines, are outlined in the Residency section of this catalog.

Books & Supplies
The estimated cost of books can be found by visiting the NCMC Bookstore’s website at:

Student Accounts Office
The Cashier’s Office is located on the first floor of the Alexander Student Center; all monetary transactions are handled by this office. Tuition, student development fees, facility fees, course fees, housing payments and graduation fees should all be paid in the Cashier's Office.

Student Accounts also distributes excess Pell and other grants, scholarships, and loan funds.


Tuition for Academic Year 2015-2016


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*Amount shown includes base tuition, plus the $15/credit hour Student Development Fee and the $15/credit hour Facilities Use Fee. Students will be responsible for any Course fees, depending on specific classes/programs.

Other Fees
The Student Development Fee is $15 per credit hour and is required for all students, except for dual credit courses taught in the high school.

The Facilities Use Fee $15 per credit hour and is required for all students, except for dual credit courses taught in the high school.

Students may be responsible for additional costs in certain courses.

Nursing Fees can be found in the NCMC Allied Health Sciences Pre-Admission Data Packet for LPN and RN Programs.

Testing Fees may be charged for the administration of tests, including those given to obtain credits or waivers for courses through examination. This would include such tests as CLEP, challenge exams, and placement exams.

Dual-Credit In-District Tuition is $90.00 per credit hour.

Dual-Credit Out-of-District Tuition is $90.00 per credit hour.

Out-of-State and Foreign Tuition is $178.00 per credit hour (includes Student Development and Facility fees).

Nursing Tuition is $235.00 per credit hour (see the Allied Health Sciences Pre-Admission Data Packet for more information).

A Course By Arrangement is $193.00 per credit hour (includes Student Development and Facility fees).

Room and Board Costs (Annual):


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*Very limited, and at the discretion of the Director of Residence Life. All students living in the residence halls are required to purchase a meal plan.

Financial Assistance:
NCMC participates in federal and state financial aid programs. To be considered, a student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (
FAFSA). Please contact our Financial Aid Office for more details (660-359-3948, ext. 1402).