Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Tuition and fees

Tuition and fees:
Please review the table below for a list of current information concerning tuition and college fees. If you would like to calculate the cost of tuition at BCC for different credit amounts (for both resident and non-resident) click here.

Application fee for Massachusetts Residents (non-refundable) $10.00
Application fee for Out-of-State Residents (non-refundable) $35.00
Tuition for Massachusetts Residents (per credit) $24.00
NEBHE Tuition (more information) $36.00
Tuition for Out-of-State Residents (per credit) $230.00
College Fee (per credit) $147.00
Student Support Fee (non-refundable) $37.00
Student Health Insurance (may be waived) Fall 2014
Malpractice Insurance (mandatory for health service courses) $12.00
Instructional support fee $9 and up

International Students
Students attending the College with any type of travel visa must pay out-of-state tuition rates.

Senior Citizen Exemption
Massachusetts residents sixty years and older may attend Bristol Community College on a space-available basis at no tuition charge.

Hope Scholarship
Students enrolled in six credits or more in the first two years of an undergraduate program day or evening are eligible for the Hope Scholarship, a federal tax credit. Students pay their tuition and fees, and then can claim a tax credit against their tax liability. Students may take a credit of 100 percent of the first $1,000, and 50 percent of the next $1,000, for a maximum in any tax year of $1,500. Students are eligible for the credit for two years. Find out more information on the Hope Scholarship.

Refund Policy
BCC's refund policy (Please note it will take 4-6 weeks after the semester begins to receive a refund.) 

Prior Experiential Learning *(PEL)

When does a student support fee apply?
If the student is not taking any other course(s) during the semester in which the student applies for CBC, CBX or CBE, the $37 student fee (or amount consistent with current fee) will be charged.

Tuition exemptions
Completed waiver applications must be submitted at the time of registration. For any waiver, the appropriate waiver forms must be presented at the time of registration. No refunds are given if eligibility forms are submitted late. Tuition waivers cannot be used for credit by examination, directed study or contract learning. (Waiver may not be used for ed2go classes, the noncredit Paralegal course, or the credit Medical Billing and Coding Program.)