Tuition and Fees

Tuition Schedule for Lower Division Courses in Certificate and Associate Degree Programs, Effective Fall 2019

# of Credits Washington Resident Non-Washington Resident International Student
1 $127.26 $141.85 $305.13
2 $254.52 $283.70 $610.26
3 $381.78 $425.55 $915.39
4 $509.04 $567.40 $1,220.52
5 $636.30 $709.25 $1,525.65
6 $763.56 $851.10 $1,830.78
7 $890.82 $992.95 $2,135.91
8 $1,018.08 $1,134.80 $2,441.04
9 $1,145.34 $1,276.65 $2,746.17
10 $1,272.60 $1,418.50 $3,051.30
11 $1,344.18 $1,490.85 $3,130.13
12 $1,415.76 $1,563.20 $3,208.96
13 $1,487.34 $1,635.55 $3,287.79
14 $1,558.92 $1,707.90 $3,366.62
15 $1,630.50 $1,780.25 $3,445.45
16 $1,702.08 $1,852.60 $3,524.28
17 $1,773.66 $1,924.95 $3,603.11
18 $1,845.24 $1,997.30 $3,681.94
19 $1,961.17 $2,113.23 $3,975.74
20 $2,077.10 $2,229.16 $4,269.54
21 $2,193.03 $2,345.09 $4,563.34
22 $2,308.96 $2,461.02 $4,857.14
23 $2,424.89 $2,576.95 $5,150.94
24 $2,540.82 $2,692.88 $5,444.74
25 $2,656.75 $2,808.81 $5,738.54
26 $2,772.68 $2,924.74 $6,032.34
27 $2,888.61 $3,040.67 $6,326.14
28 $3,004.54 $3,156.60 $6,619.94
29 $3,120.47 $3,272.53 $6,913.74
30 $3,236.40 $3,388.46 $7,207.54
31 $3,352.33 $3,504.39 $7,501.34
32 $3,468.26 $3,620.32 $7,795.14
33 $3,584.19 $3,736.25 $8,088.94
34 $3,700.12 $3,852.18 $8,382.74
35 $3,816.05 $3,968.11 $8,676.54

The following established rates were used to calculate the Tuition Schedule above:

Per Credits Washington Resident Non-Washington Resident International Student
Tuition, Credits 1-10 $87.06 $87.06 $250.34
Tuition, Credits 11-18 $43.80 $43.80 $50.28
Tuition, Credits 19+ $98.93 $98.93 $276.80
Building Fee, credits 1-10 $11.87 $26.46 $26.46
Building Fee, credits 11-18 $4.19 $4.96 $4.96
Service & Activities Fee, credits 1-10 $11.33 $11.33 $11.33
Service & Activities Fee, credits 11-18 $6.59 $6.59 $6.59
Comprehensive Fee $13.00 $13.00 $13.00
Security Fee $3.00 $3.00 $3.00
Technology Fee $1.00 $1.00 $1.00

Additional Program Fees (not included in the Tuition Schedule, max 15 credits per quarter):

$5/credit $10/credit $15/credit $20/credit $30/credit $40/credit
Legal Assistant Aerospace & Industrial Production Technologies Autobody Repair and Refinishing Anesthesia Technologist Registered Nurse - Associate Degree Welding
Medical Assistant Commercial Refrigeration Technology Automotive Technology Band Instrument Repair Technology    
Medical Assistant - Phlebotomy Culinary Arts Automotive Ford ASSET Dental Assistant    
Nursing Assistant Major Appliance & Refrigeration Technology Basic Machining Technologies Massage Therapy Practitioner    
Ophthalmic Assistant Mechatronics Construction Management      
Pharmacy Technician Professional Baking Machining Technologies      
Veterinary Assistant Surgical Technologist Precision Machining Technologies      

Additional Fees by Course

The following courses charge a $25 fee per course:

  • BIOL 105
  • BIOL& 100
  • BIOL& 160
  • BIOL& 241
  • BIOL& 242
  • BIOL& 260
  • CHEM& 121
  • CHEM& 131
  • Computer Science - 100 and 200 level courses
  • Computer Network Technology - 100 and 200 level courses
  • BAS Application Development - 300 and 400 level courses
  • BAS Computer Network Architecture - 300 and 400 level courses

Other Fees (not included in the Tuition Schedule):

Name Amount
Hybrid Fee $4 per course
Online Fee $40 per course
Culinary Arts Meal Fee $17.28 per credit
Clinical Placement Fee* $75/$85 per 1-4 credit clinical course
Clinical Placement Fee* $100/$110 per 5+ credit clinical course
Medical Malpractice Insurance $10.72 per quarter
General Liability Insurance $3.34 per quarter
Admissions Fee $30.00
International Admissions Fee $50.00
STEPP Fee $25.00
ACCUPLACER Test Fees $10/exam; $25 for three exams

*Clinical Placement Fees per Course

$75 $85 $100 $110
DENT 103 CST 191 DENT 113 ANES 191
DENT 192 MAST 191 DENT 193 ANES 192
VET 193 MAST 192 VET 104 ANES 193
VET 197 NA 131 VET 105 CST 192
  NURS 107   MEDA 192
  NURS 195   NURS 294
  NURS 198   NURS 295
  NURS 296   OPH 190
  PHLEB 191   OPH 191
  SURG 192   OPH 192
  SURG 193   PHAR 190
  SURG 194   PHAR 191
  SURG 195   SURG 196

Limitation of Liability: This is not a complete list of fees. Self-supporting classes are not subject to this fee schedule. Please note that all tuition and fee rates are set by the Washington State Legislature, the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges and the Board of Trustees at Renton Technical College (RTC). RTC reserves the right to change the fees without notice and change tuition rates, to comply with the State regulations.


Tuition Schedule for Upper Division Courses In Applied Baccalaureate Degree Programs