Nov 18, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

Tuition and Fees

Calculating the Cost of Tuition: The College Opportunity Fund (COF)

The State of Colorado historically subsidized higher education for in-state students by giving money directly to the colleges. In 2004, the Colorado Legislature enacted a law establishing the College Opportunity Fund (COF) as a new way for Colorado to provide state financial support to eligible undergraduate students. With the start of fall semester 2005, this money is being set aside in the form of a stipend for each undergraduate student, in an account the student creates by signing up at the following website. The student designates which institutions of higher learning are to receive stipend funds on their behalf. The money is applied to the in-state student’s tuition if the student applies for and authorizes the use of the stipend, and it will appear as a credit on the tuition bill. Currently the College Opportunity Fund (COF) stipend is estimated to be worth $77 per credit hour.

Projected tuition costs for the 2018-2019 academic year *:

Tuition Total Tuition Less Estimated COF Stipend Student Share of Tuition
Resident $255.95/credit $77/credit $178.95/credit
Resident – CCC Online and PCC Online $345.80/credit $77/credit $268.80/credit
Resident – Nursing Courses $328.85/credit $77/credit $251.85/credit
Resident – Dental Hygiene $400.05/credit $77/credit $323.05/credit
Non-Resident $627.50/credit $627.50/credit
Non-Resident – CCC Online and PCC Online $402.85/credit $402.85/credit
Non-Resident Nursing $641.10/credit $641.10/credit
Non-Resident Dental Hygiene $636.05/credit $636.05/credit


BAS Online Total Tuition Less Estimated COF Stipend Student Share of Tuition
Resident $396.55/credit $77/credit $319.55/credit
Non-Resident $606.40/credit —- $606.40/credit

*These estimated costs are subject to change without prior notice or obligation.

Tuition Rates for Armed Forces Members and Their Families

A member of the armed forces who is on active duty for more than thirty (30) days (during enrollment), whose permanent duty station is in Colorado, cannot be charged out-of-state tuition. Even if there is a change in the permanent duty station, as long as the person is continually enrolled they must still be charged in-state tuition (this also applies to their spouse and/or dependent children). Contact the Admissions Office for the Certification for Military Tuition Status form.


Mandatory Student Fees

The following fees are assessed on a per-credit-hour basis up to a maximum of 12 credit hours:

Parking $ 1.45  
Associated Government   1.71  
Student Activities   1.52  
Total per credit hour $ 4.68  
Student Center Operations Fee (Pueblo only)   7.26  
Recreation Center Fee (Pueblo only)   1.11  
Student Life Facility Fee (Pueblo & Mancos only)   8.05  
  $ 21.10  
Registration fee per semester   13.30  
Mandatory Health Clinic Fee (minimum 6 credit hours)   24.61  
Total per semester $ 59.01  

Additional information on instructional program fees and course pass thru fees can be found on the PCC website under the Additional Fees tab.

Miscellaneous Fees *

The following miscellaneous fees will be charged where appropriate:

Additional Parking Permit $ 1.00  
Deferred Payment   5.00 - 20.00  
Health Professions (malpractice insurance)   10.00  
Return Check Charge   25.00 - 40.00  
Student Identification Card   10.00  
Student Identification Card (replacement)   10.00  
Student Records (per copy in advance)   2.00  
Accuplacer Exam (per test session)   10.00  

* These estimated costs are subject to change without prior notice or obligation. Additional cost may be incurred as required by program (e.g., background check/drug screen, immunization, program-specific supplies, etc.). Students should check with their program for additional cost information.

Financial Obligation

When you register for one or more classes, you must pay all of your tuition and fees unless you officially drop your courses within the first 15 percent of the term (by the end of the refund period). If you fail to pay tuition and fees, you might incur collection fees, attorney fees, interest or other costs. If you have a financial obligation to PCC, we will not register you, give you your semester grades, issue your diploma and final transcript or mail your official transcript to other institutions.


Statements can be obtained anytime through the myPCC Portal.

Methods of Payment

PCC accepts cash, checks and valid third-party payments. You may also pay tuition and fees with Visa, Discover, MasterCard or American Express. Bills may be paid in person, online, or by mail.

Drop for Non-payment Policy

Students who have not paid their balance in full, set up a payment plan or have financial aid or a third-party tuition/fee deferment may be dropped for nonpayment after close of business on the drop for nonpayment date.


All refunds (disbursements) from Financial Aid and other credits will be sent to the refund option selected by the student. Each student will need to select a refund preference through Bank Mobile.

PCC may refund 100 percent of your tuition and fees for a particular term if you officially drop during the first 15 percent of that term (by the census date). You can find refund deadlines at any registration station or at the Admissions and Records Office. You must authorize the drop in person by one of the following methods:

  • Fill out an official drop form and submit it to the Admissions and Records Office, or
  • Go to the Pueblo Community College website and log in to the myPCC Portal.

We will process your refund according to your selected preference.