COTC Tuition Costs

Post

Estimated Yearly Cost of Attendance (Tuition, fees, textbooks and supplies)*

Associate Degree

(Based upon average 15 credit hours per semester; minimum 60 credit hours for completion)

              Tuition and Fees: $10,032

              Textbooks/Supplies: $1,200

One Year Certificate

(Based upon average 15 credit hours per semester; minimum 30 credit hours for completion)

              Tuition and Fees: $5,016

              Textbooks/Supplies: $600

Short-Term Certificate

(Based upon total average 16 credit hours for completion)

              Tuition and Fees: $2,508

              Textbooks/Supplies: $600

*Total cost will vary depending on total number of credits required for the certificate or degree, individual course fees, full-time or part-time enrollment, and textbooks/supplies requirements.  This is an estimate based upon averages.

Tuition Breakdown

COTC tuition is a per credit hour dollar amount. The amount of tuition a student is charged is based on the number of classes and total credit hours taken each semester. 

In-State Tuition

  • $209 per credit hour  (Effective Autumn Semester 2022)

Students who attend full-time can take 12-18 credit hours. In-state tuition is capped at $2,508 for any student taking 12-18 credit hours.

Students who take more than 18 credit hours are charged $2,508 plus $209 per additional credit hour taken.

Non-Resident Tuition

  • $324 per credit hour (Additional $115 per credit hour added to the in-state tuition rate)

Students who attend full-time can take 12-18 credit hours. Non-Resident tuition is capped at $1,380 or $3,888 total tuition for any student taking 12-18 credit hours.

Books and Supplies

Remember to budget​ for books and supplies including things like software and uniforms/scrubs. The average cost of books and supplies is approximately $150 per course. Please see the miscellaneous fees and course fees listings below for details regarding other COTC fees.

Tuition and fees are subject to change due to board approval, course requirements and/or accreditation.

In-State Tuition Chart

In-State Tuition Chart
Additional $115 per credit hour for non-residents of Ohio
Credit Hours Tuition
1 209.00
2 418.00
3 627.00
4 836.00
5 1045.00
6 1254.00
7 ​1463.00
8 1672.00
9 1881.00
10 2090.00​
11 2299.00​
12-18 2508.00
19 2717.00
20 ​2926.00
21 3135.00
22 3344.00
COTC Proposed Schedule of Instructional & General Fees

Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

Acceptance Fee – $80 One-time fee; degree or certificate-seeking account
Fingerprinting Fee – $25 BCI (Ohio), $35 FBI As required by program
Academic Assessment Test Fee – $5 to $50 (each) As required by program
Proficiency Exam/Portfolio Evaluation Fee – $30 to $75 (each Selected courses only; see academic policies for more details
Late Payment Fee – $30  
Tuition Plan Payment Fee – $27 ($21 for summer) Each semester
Late Tuition Plan Payment Fee – $15  
Re-enrollment Fee – $55 After de-registration for non-payment
Transcripts – first 2 are FREE Any additional requests, $10 each
Diploma Replacement Fee – $20 Each

Course Fees

Program
Course #
Course Title
22AU
AD N NURS 107 INTRO TO PHARM $132
  NURS 108 FUNDAMENTALS $246
      $30
  NURS 116/117 INTRO TO ADULT HEALTH $246
      $20
  NURS 210 TRANS LPN TO RN $363
      $50
  NURS 201 ADVANCED TO ADULT HEALTH $246
      $20
  NURS 213/214 MGT OF CARE $246
      $30
  NURS 216 PARAMEDIC TO RN TRANSITION $289
      $50
       
PN NPN 109 INTRO TO PHARM $142
  NPN 118 FUNDAMENTALS $216
    FUNDAMENTALS $40
  NPN 120 HEALTH ALT I $212
    HEALTH ALT I $20
  NPN 119 HEALTH ALT II $212
  NPN 116/121 MAT/CHILD PN $20
       
SURG SURG 191  BASIC SURG TECH $247
  SURG 193/141 SURGICAL PROCEDURES $40
  SURG 190  BASIC SURG TECH LAB $200
       
LET/BPA LET 293 FIREARMS $350
  LET 294  TACTICAL CRISIS RESOLUTION $250
  LET 107 BASIC HANDGUN $350
  LET 238 PATROL $200
       
DMS DMS 241 VASCULAR SONOGRAPHY II $365
  DMS 201 SONOGRAPHIC PHYSICS & INSTR II $225
  DMS 221 ABDOMINAL SONOGRAPHY II $250
  DMS 268 SONOGRAPHIC PHYSICS & INSTR II $250
  DMS 233 ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY II $250
  DMS 266 CLINICAL SONOGRAPHY II $250
       
HLT HLT-145 PHLEBOTOMY LAB $30
       
BIO

BIO 130 AND BIO 131*

**Online Sections Only

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I & II $110
       
MCDE MCDE-106 MEDICAL CPT PROCEDURE CODING II $655
       
PSY PSY-200 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY $66.44
       
DNTL DNTL-101 EXPANDED FUNCT DENTAL AUXIL $3,258