Tuition and Fees

Tuition Rates (per credit hour)

In-State Students $144
KCTCS Out-Of-State On-Line Students $144
Out-of-State Reciprocity Students $144
Out-of-State Students: From Contiguous Counties* $288
Out-of-State Students: Other Out-of-State Students $504

*Contiguous counties are those which border Kentucky. Tuition is charged for each credit hour enrolled.

Students in these Indiana counties pay in-state rates: Dearborn, Franklin, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, and Switzerland.

Students in these Ohio counties pay in-state rates: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, and Warren (students in the Associate Degree Nursing program are excluded and must pay contiguous or out of state rate).

Tuition and charges are determined by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Board of Regents. For payment deadlines, refer to the college academic calendar.


 Enrolled   March 1, 2013 - August 16, 2013   Payment is due on August 16, 2013


 August 17-18, 2013

 Payment due August 18, 2013



 Payment due August 23, 2013

Tuition can be paid by the following methods:

ONLINE Credit Card or Check

  • MasterCard, Visa, or Discover or electronic check for full amount only may be made online by accessing your student self service account.


    • Should be made in person at the Bursar’s office on the Downtown, Southwest, Technical, or Shelby Campus. 
    • Cashiering services are not available at Bullitt or Carrollton. 


  • Payments must include student ID number and daytime phone number.
  • Mailed payments must be postmarked by January 4, 2013 and addressed to:

Jefferson Community and Technical College
109 E. Broadway
Louisville KY 40202


  • Financial Aid recipients must verify, through self service, sufficient anticipated aid to cover all tuition and charges as of payment deadline.  Most financial aid is prorated based on hours enrolled. 
  • If your tuition is paid by an employer, Voc Rehab, scholarship, or other third party, you must confirm this with appropriate documentation by the payment deadline.   All documentation must be submitted to Bursar’s office.
  • Metropolitan College students must sign current term contract by payment deadline. 


  • The agreement and down payment (if required) must be completed and submitted on-line through the student self service prior to payment deadline.
  • The number of payments and amount of down payment vary, depending on when the agreement is submitted.
  • The cost to participate in the plan is $25.00.
  • Payments are automatically deducted from a bank account or credit card.
  • Details:  The information can be found on the Bursars Office web page.



  • Residents of these Indiana counties pay the reciprocity (Kentucky in-state) tuition rate: 
    • Clark, Crawford, Dearborn, Floyd, Franklin, Harrison, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, Scott, Switzerland, Washington
  • Residents of these Indiana counties pay the contiguous rate (which is less than the out-of-state tuition): 
    • Perry, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, Warrick


  • Security Charge of $40 is assessed to all JCTC students every term, regardless of number of hours enrolled.
    • The fee is used to offset the costs of security in all college facilities, including security personnel, equipment, and lighting. 
  • YMCA Fee of $25.00 per course is assessed to all students who enroll in a YMCA class to help pay the cost of access to the YMCA facility.
  • Late Charge of $75.00 is assessed to all accounts not paid by the published deadline.
  • Reinstatement Charge of $75.00 will be assessed to any student who requests reinstatement if removed from classes due to non-payment. 
  • ALL Fees/Charges are non–refundable


  • Once you enroll you become financially obligated.
    • If you do not plan to attend class, you must officially withdraw.   
    • The official refund schedule is published in the academic calendar.
  • Activate your KCTCS student email account. 
    • All college correspondence, including bills, will be sent to your student email account.
  • Parking permits are valid for one academic year and are available in the bursar’s office.   
    • You will be issued one per academic year.   
    • Replacement cost if lost is $10.
  • Update your address information in the Student Information Center or online at your student self serve.