Additional Costs

Students should be prepared to incur additional estimated expenses during the academic year (two semesters and summer term) as follows:                           

Allied Health and Public Service Education

Books $900-1,900
Supplies  $200-1,000

Arts and Sciences: A.A., A.S., A.F.A.

Books $1,200-2,000
Supplies $150-600

Business and Hospitality Education

Books $1,000-2,500
Supplies $200-1,000

Engineering and Applied Technology

Books $700-1,000
Supplies $200-1,100

The cost of books and supplies varies from year-to-year by curriculum due to price changes, curriculum changes, and instructor preferences. For purposes of definition, the following items may be classified as supplies: pen, pencils, paper, notebooks, instruments, student kits, uniforms and shoes, rental of uniforms, safety equipment, hand tools, calculators, lab coats, membership dues, and pins. Students will incur most of the supply costs for their curriculum during the first semester of study. Students are encouraged to consult with their department chairperson for actual costs of supplies for their curriculum. Prior to the purchase of a calculator for use in class, students should consult with their instructor.