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Tuition and Fees


Tuition and Fees for 2014-2015

Tuition and fees are subject to BMCC Board of Education policy and may be changed at any time. Please refer to our website or call the college at 541-278-5759 to obtain current rates.

Students are considered full-time when they are enrolled for 12 credit hours or more.


  • In-State Residents: For tuition purposes, Oregon residents and residents of California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and Washington are charged at the in-state resident rate of $90.00 for each credit hour, beginning with the summer term of the 2014-15 academic year.
  • Out-of-State Residents: The tuition rate for out-of-state students (other than the states listed above) is $270.00 for each credit hour, beginning with the summer term of the 2014-15 academic year.
  • International Students: The tuition rate for international students is $270.00 for each credit hour, beginning with the summer term of the 2014-15 academic year.
  • Senior Citizens:
    • The tuition rate for a resident who is sixty-two years of age or older is fifty percent of the regular tuition rate for credit classes; however, fees for credit classes are at the full rates listed in the quarterly Schedule of Classes on the BMCC website. Seniors who elect to audit credit classes will not be charged tuition; only applicable fees will be charged.
    • Non-credit Classes: Tuition is not charged for non-credit classes. Fees for non-credit classes are $34 per class (fees for some courses where materials are especially costly may be higher; these exceptions are noted in the quarterly Schedule of Classes on the BMCC website).  Normal registration procedures are required.      

Generally Applicable Fees: 

  • ABE, GED, and/or ESL Program Fee (Title II): $34 for the first class per term, which includes the $9Technology Fee; $9 for each additional class per term
  • ABE, GED, and/or ESL Course Fee (Non-Title II): $79 per course, which includes the $9Technology Fee
  • ABE, GED, and/or ESL Orientation Fee: $10 per occurrence
  • Admission Fee: One-time $25 fee for degree seeking students. Fee includes the cost of the placement test and student ID card.
  • Advanced Placement Fee: A transcription fee of $10 per course
  • Audit Course Fee: Fifty percent of regular tuition and one hundred percent of associated fees
  • College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Fee: A transcription fee of $10 per course
  • Credit-by-Exam Fee: Fifty percent of regular tuition
  • Credit for Prior Certification Fee: A transcription fee of $10 per course
  • Credit Recovery Fee: $79 for each half-credit each term, which includes the $9Technology Fee, plus a one-time $20 setup fee
  • Deferred Payment Plan Fee: $20 (required $100 down payment) Must complete and sign payment plan
  • Deferred Payment Plan Late Fee/Interest Penalty: $15 for each late payment
  • Dental Student Fee: $500 each term
  • Distance Education Course Fee: $75 for each distance education course that does not contain a My Lab component
  • Dual Credit Fee: A transcription fee of $10 per credit
  • Early Childhood Education (ECE) Credit for Prior Learning Fee: A transcription fee of $10 per course
  • ITV Course Fee: $25 per course for courses at the receiving locations
  • Late Payment Fee: 3% of the unpaid balance with a minimum charge of $10 and a maximum charge of $75 per term. Fees are assessed monthly until balance is paid in full
  • My Lab Course Fee: $100 for the first My Lab Course in a course sequence
  • Nursing Student Application Fee: $50 application fee (Non-refundable)
  • Nursing Student Fee: $660 each term
  • Official Transcript Fee: $5 per transcript
  • Official Transcript Rush Fee: $30 per destination (same-day processing or “rush” requests)
  • Official Transcript Fee (Outside the US): Fee contingent upon destination location
  • Placement Test Fee: $25 for non BMCC degree seeking students. BMCC degree seeking students are charged the Admission fee which includes the cost of the placement test. If a retest is required, an additional $5 will be charged
  • Replacement Diploma/Certificate: $5 per item
  • Returned-Check Fee: $35 for each occurrence
  • Student ID Replacement Fee: $5 per occurrence
  • Student Locker Rental Fee: $10 per term (Non-refundable)
  • Technology Fee: $9 per credit for credit classes; $9 per course for non-creditclasses
  • Testing Fees (Agency): $25 per exam (Non-refundable)
  • Testing Fees (Colleges Outside of Oregon): $25 per exam (Non-refundable)
  • Testing Fees (GED): Fee is set and charged by Pearson VUE.
  • Testing Fees (GED No-Show): Fee is set and charged by Pearson VUE.
  • Testing Fees (GED Re-Test): Fee is set and charged by Pearson VUE.
  • Testing Fees (GED Single Test): Fee is set and charged by Pearson VUE.
  • Testing Fees - Other: Varies (charges are based on the nature of the examination). Contact the BMCC Testing Center at (541) 278-5931 for specific amounts
  • Universal Fee: $18 each term for students taking 1 or more credit hours

Other Applicable Fees: 

  • Associated Student Government (ASG) Student ActivityFee: $1.50 for eachcredit hour (This fee is approved by ASG & College Board)

Course Fees: Certain courses may require a fee(s) in addition to tuition. Course-specific fees are listed in the quarterly Schedule of Classes on the BMCC website. 

Course-Specific Fees:

  • Agriculture Course Fee: $15 for each course
  • Applied Music Fee: $80 for each course
  • Art Class Fee: Certain courses are assigned a fee of up to $30
  • Diesel Tech Laboratory Fee: $60 each course
  • EMT Fee—Basic A & B: $160 each term
  • EMT Fee—Intermediate-Part A & B: $130 each term
  • Fire Science Fee—Part A & B: $160 each term
  • Music Class Fee: $15 piano and/or voice
  • Nursing Clinical Fee: $300 for each course with a clinical component
  • Physical Education Fee: $10 for each course
  • Science Laboratory Fee: $10 for each hour of laboratory per week
  • Welding Fee:$150 lab fee

Note: The College periodically introduces new courses, programs, and/or fees on a pilot basis to meet the needs of the community. These fees may be administratively implemented as needed during the year.

Payment of the stipulated fees by full-time and part-time students registered for academic credit entitles them to all services maintained by the college for the benefit of students. These services include use of the college student union, computer laboratories, library, laboratory and course equipment, materials in connection with courses for which the students are registered, and admission to some events sponsored by the college. By college policy, there is no reduction in fees for students who do not intend to avail themselves of these services.