Tuition Rates & Fees

Fall 2019 – Summer 2020 Tuition and Fees Per Credit Hour

The tuition and fee rates below are effective beginning with the Fall 2019 semester. Tuition is subject to change by action of the State Board for Community Colleges. Fees are payable with tuition and are charged on a per-credit basis.

Tuition rates may be changed without notice by the State Board for Community Colleges.

Virginia Residents

Tuition $154.00
Student Activity Fee $9.80
Capital Fee N/A
Auxiliary Capital Fee $15.00
Total $178.80

Out-of-State Residents

Tuition $330.60
Student Activity Fee $9.80
Capital Fee $23.50
Auxiliary Capital Fee $15.00
Total $378.90

Active Duty Military, Veterans & Dependents

Tuition $154.00
Student Activity Fee $9.80
Capital Fee N/A
Auxiliary Capital Fee $15.00
Total $178.80

Military Contract Out-of State Rate

Tuition $154.00
Student Activity Fee $9.80
Capital Fee $23.50
Auxiliary Capital Fee $15.00
Total $202.30

Business Contract Rate

Tuition $214.00
Student Activity Fee $9.80
Capital Fee $23.50
Auxiliary Capital Fee $15.00
Total $262.30

Tuition and Fees Chart

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Explanation of fees

  • Student Activity Fee: charged per credit hour
    The funds support the Blue Ridge Community College Student Activities program and the maintenance and construction of campus parking facilities. The fee is refunded if the student withdraws from classes within the appropriate refund periods.
  • Capital Fee: charged per credit hour
    Assessed on out-of-state students to help offset debt service on bonds issued for capital construction. The fee is refunded if the student withdraws from classes within the appropriate refund periods.
  • Auxiliary Capital Fee: charged per credit hour
    The funds support the design, construction, and operation of college construction project(s) that are not state-funded. The fee is refundable if the student withdraws from classes within the appropriate refund periods.
  •  IncludED Course Fees: variable cost
    Cost of electronic course material for select courses, which are charged to the student at the time of registration. The cost of the material is disclosed in the description of the course at the time of registration. The electronic course materials will be available to students in Blackboard when the course begins. Printed copies of textbooks will be available in the bookstore if you wish to purchase on your own. The fee is refundable if the student withdraws from classes within the appropriate refund periods
  • Books and materials: variable cost
    Students are expected to buy any books, supplies, and consumable materials needed for courses of study. The estimated cost of such items averages $300 - 500 per semester for a full-time student. Books and supplies are available at the bookstore on campus.

In-State Tuition

To be eligible for in-state tuition rates you must be a documented resident for one year prior to enrollment. 

Virginia Residency Requirements

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Contact Admissions & Records for residency questions.