2020-2021 Catalog

Tuition Rates

This fee is the student’s share of instructional cost other than consumable supplies. At this time the tuition fee for Georgia Northwestern Technical College is $100.00 per credit hour up to 15 credit hours. See chart below for tuition based on credit hours taken. Some certificate program tuition varies per credit hour. See information chart below and contact the Office of Admissions for other certificate program tuition fees.

The tuition which a student pays each semester is assessed according to the policies established for all technical colleges governed by the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia. Tuition is based on the number of semester hours scheduled up to a maximum equal to the cost of 15 semester hours. Note: Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

Credit Hours* Tuition
Georgia Resident**
Tuition
Out-of State**
Tuition
Foreign Nationals
1 100 200 400
2 200 400 800
3 300 600 1200
4 400 800 1600
5 500 1000 2000
6 600 1200 2400
7 700 1400 2800
8 800 1600 3200
9 900 1800 3600
10 1000 2000 4000
11 1100 2200 4400
12 1200 2400
4800
13 1300 2600 5200
14 1400 2800 5600
15 1500 3000 6000

*A full-time student is registered for 12 credit hours or more. A part-time student is registered for fewer than 12 credit hours.

**Alabama and Tennessee residents pay the same tuition as Georgia residents. All other out-of-state residents pay the out-of-state tuition.

**Basic Law Enforcement tuition is $184 per credit hour for Georgia residents and $368 for out-of-state students, plus additional fees for background check, fingerprinting, POST application, physical, uniforms, and other items (approx. $600).

**Commercial Truck Driving tuition is $132 per credit hour for Georgia residents and $264 for out-of-state students, plus fees for drug screening, DOT physical, CDL road test, MVR report, and fuel surcharge (approx. $400).