The Board of Trustees approved the following changes to the tuition schedule at the April Board meeting for the 2019-2020 Academic year.
Arkansas Residents from $97 Per Semester Credit Hour to $102 Per Semester Credit Hour
Out-of-State Residents from $194 Per Semester Credit Hour to $203 Per Semester Credit Hour
International Students from $291 Per Semester Credit Hour to $302 Per Semester Credit Hour
The Board of Trustees approved the following changes to the fee schedule at the April Board meeting for the 2019-2020 Academic Year.
Building/Supply User Fee from $9 Per Semester Credit Hour to $10 Per Semester Credit Hour
These increases go into place 1 July 2019 and impact students registering for Summer 5 5-Week 2 2019 and Fall 2019.
All students, as a condition for completing registration, are required to pay all fees and charges assessed at registration. Recipients of scholarships or grants, should verify acceptance and the amount with the Financial Aid Office prior to registration. Tuition and fees are assessed to assist in the funding of a student's cost of education. The Board of Trustees establishes the fee rate schedule each year. Tuition and fee information may also be found in the COTO Schedule of Classes and the COTO Student Handbook.
General Tuition and Fees 2018 - 2019
|Tuition Schedule Per Semester|
|Arkansas Residents||$97.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Out-of-State Residents||$194.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|International Students||$291.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Non-Credit Courses||Will Vary According to Class|
|Auditing||Same as For Credit|
|Security Fee||$5.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Academic Excellence Fee||$3.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Matriculation Fee||$2 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Technology Fee*||$10.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Building/Supply User Fee*||$9.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Student Government Fee*||$3.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Assessment Fee* (Non-Refundable)||$10.00 Per Semester|
|Program/Service Specific Fees|
|Lab Fee*||$5.00 Per Lab Course|
|Science Lab Fee*||$10.00 Per Science Lab Course|
|Honors Symposium Fee||$50.00 Per Honors Course|
|Independent Study Fee||$150.00 Per Independent Study Course|
|Math Lab Fee||$140.00 Per Math Lab Course|
|Cabling Fee||$100.00 Per Cabling Course|
|Cisco Fee||$150.00 Per Cisco Course|
|MCSE Fee||$100.00 Per MCSE Course|
|Mechatronics Lab Fee||$125.00 Per Mechatronics Course|
|Online Course Fee||$15.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Nursing Entrance Test (Kaplan) Fee||$25.00|
|Nursing Clinical Experience Fee (PN)||$25.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Nursing Clinical Experience Fee (RN)||$25.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Nursing Enhancement Fee (PN)||$25.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Nursing Enhancement Fee (RN)||$25.00 Per Semester Credit Hour|
|Nursing Fee (LPN and RN)||$665.00 Per Semester|
|Returned Check Fee||$15.00|
|Withdrawal From College||No Charge|
|International Student Processing Fee||$100.00|
*These fees do not apply to concurrent enrollment courses delivered in local high schools.
All costs are subject to change based upon recommendation of the State Department of Higher Education and approval by the College of the Ouachitas Board of Trustees.
For payment plans visit Student Accounts Receivables