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For most students taking a full credit course load, the annual cost for tuition and fees is about $4,000.

That number is composed of tuition charged per credit hour and several fees. These costs are outlined below.

Tuition per Credit Hour*

  2016-2017 2017-2018
Residents of Anne Arundel County $108 $110
Residents of other Maryland counties $208 $212
Residents of other states or countries $367 $374

Residency and Tuition Procedures.

Some students enrolled in specific programs and/or courses may be eligible for a waiver of some tuition charges. See Tuition Waivers and Reductions.

General Student Fees*

  2016-2017 2017-2018
Registration fee per term $24 $25
Athletic
Funds athletic facilities, membership to intercollegiate athletic teams and admission to sporting events.
$1 per credit hour $1 per credit hour
Educational services
Funds information literacy initiatives and instructional support services including online access to research information, maintenance and upgrade of the library automation system, peer tutoring, online tutoring and open-access computer labs.
$21 per credit hour $22 per credit hour
Student Activity
Offset the cost of co-curricular educational, cultural and recreational activities, publications and programs including the campus newspaper, drama performances and speakers.
$2 per credit hour $2 per credit hour


Individual Course Fees*

Clinical/lab fees
Clinical fees offset the cost of clinical placements and supervision. Lab fees pay for materials and supplies for science experiments, computer supplies, equipment maintenance and special materials. You may request a complete explanation of clinical and lab expenditures from the appropriate academic department.
Vary by course 
Physical education fee
Charged to all students enrolled in PHE courses for maintenance of instructional equipment.
$6 per term if enrolled in a PHE course


Penalty Fees*

Late payment
Assessed for each tuition and fee payment made after the scheduled due date. Due dates are listed in the class schedule and on the student's bill.
$10
Late registration
Charged when student registers after the first day of the session.
$10
Returned check
Assessed when a student's check is returned from the bank for any reason.
$25


Past-due Accounts
Student bills not paid in full by the due date are considered past-due accounts subject to collection action. Students whose accounts must be turned over to an outside collection agency will be held financially responsible for all tuition and fees, late fees and reasonable attorneys' fees and collection costs. In addition, the student will not be able to register for future semesters or get transcripts until payment is made in full.

Testing Fees*

Visit Testing on the web or contact Testing and Assessments at testing-arnold@aacc.edu


Credit By Exam*

Per credit hour $7
   plus application fee $5

 

*Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. 

Questions?

We're here to help.

For questions about your bill or payment:
Cashier's Office
410-777-2236
cashiersoffice@aacc.edu

For questions about financial aid and scholarships:
Financial Aid & Veterans Benefits
410-777-2203
finaid@aacc.edu

How much?

There are a number of tools for estimating your education costs. Try one of these.