The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
A detailed description of the various tuition rates and fee schedules for credit students appears below. Our tuition and fees schedule is also available as a printable PDF file. For more information, please contact the Student Accounts office. Your payment due date is based on the date you register. To determine your due date, check the payment due date schedule.
Flat Rate Tuition12 to 18 credits1
Capital Fee1-11 Credits
Capital Fee12 or more credits
Allegheny County residents
Residents of other Pennsylvania counties
Out-of-state & international residents
1Loads of 19 credits or more is the flat rate plus the prevailing per-credit rate times the number of credits over 18 credits. Example: 21 credits for an Allegheny County resident would be $1,616.25 (flat rate) + $323.25 [$107.75 (per credit rate) x 3 (credits over 18)] = $1,939.50.
Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and their dependents are eligible for in-county tuition rates. Please contact Military and Veterans Services for more information.
College Fee: Full-Time2 (12 credits or more)
College Fee: Part-Time2 (1-11 credits)
Online Learning Fee3
$20.00/online learning course
Health Careers Course Fee
$20.00/credit (where applicable)
$300/semester for course NUR-250
Malpractice Insurance Fee3
$7.70/semester (where applicable)
Accident Insurance Fee3
$5.40/semester (full-time students only)
$25.00 (first-time registered students, nonrecurring, nonrefundable)
Student Service Fee
$4.25/credit (no maximum)
Credit by Examination4
Returned Check Handling Charge4
Official Transcript of Academic Record4
Check Stop Payment/Replacement Fee4
2The college fee applies to all full- and part-time credit students taking fall, spring and/or summer courses. Non-credit students are exempt from the fee.
3Nonrefundable after start of term
Tuition & fees are subject to change. Specific courses & academic programs may require additional fees.