Tuition and Fees

Tuition rates for Early Entry courses will vary depending on how and where the courses are taught. Tuition is charged on a per-credit basis as determined by the number of college credits awarded for the class.

Below are tuition rates and mandatory fees for the 2016-2017 college year. These costs are subject to change without notice.

High School Subsidized
Classes taught in the high school by instructors who are paid by the high school have a reduced tuition/fee rate. 

  • Tuition/Fees* $71.84 per credit

High School Unsubsidized
Classes taught by instructors who are paid by NDSCS and are delivered via ITV/IVN to the high school have a reduced tuition/fee rate. 

  • Tuition/Fees* $122.84 per credit

NDSCS Wahpeton
High school students attending classes on the NDSCS Wahpeton campus pay the regular NDSCS tuition/fee rate. View current rates.

Online and NDSCS-Fargo
Classes taught online and at NDSCS-Fargo charge the regular NDSCS tuition/fee rate and have an additional distance education fee of $49.95 per credit for a total of $190 per credit. View current rates.

*Fees per credit include: ConnectND Fee $5.50, NDSA Fee $.04

Dropping Classes

Early Entry students who want to drop their college class must contact NDSCS Distance Education (, 800-342-4325 ext. 3-2437) and notify their high school. Refunds for dropped classes will be determined according to NDSCS Refund Schedules.

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