Tuition and Fees

Amounts are subject to change. By registering at North Idaho College, you agree to provide payment by the due dates. You also understand that collection costs and legal fees will be added if the services of a collection agency are utilized.

Tuition and fees at NIC are among the lowest in Idaho and the Inland Northwest. All rates quoted below are subject to change without notice. Idaho residents not living in Kootenai Count must submit a Certificate of Residency to receive county support. The figures below do not include personal expenses or transportation. Books and supplies for academic transfer programs are estimated at $500 per semester.

  • Tuition and Fees

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    Tuition and fees are on a semester basis and subject to change at any time.

    Please visit the Student Accounts Home page for payment deadlines and the How To Pay page for information on your payment options.

    Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

    Credits Resident Non-District WA WUE Non-Resident
    1 $140 $206 $233 $272 $345
    2 $280 $412 $466 $544 $690
    3 $420 $618 $699 $816 $1,035
    4 $560 $824 $932 $1,088 $1,380
    5 $700 $1030 $1,165 $1,360 $1,725
    6 $840 $1,236 $1,398 $1,632 $2,070
    7 $980 $1,442 $1,631 $1,904 $2,415
    8 $1,120 $1,648 $1,864 $2,176 $2,760
    9 $1,260 $1,854 $2,097 $2,448 $3,105
    10 $1,400 $2,060 $2,330 $2,720 $3,450
    11 $1,540 $2,216 $2,563 $2,992 $3,795
    12 $1,680 $2,372 $2,796 $3,264 $4,140
    13 $1,820 $2,528 $3,029 $3,536 $4,485
    14 $1,960 $2,684 $3,262 $3,808 $4,830
    15 $2,100 $2,840 $3,495 $4,080 $5,175
    16 $2,240 $2,996 $3,728 $4,352 $5,520
    17 $2,380 $3,152 $3,961 $4,624 $5,865
    18+ $2,520 $3,308 $4,194 $4,896 $6,210

    Amounts are subject to change at any time.

    Senior Citizens' Tuition Rate
    NIC offers a special rate to non-degree seeking individuals who are 60 years or older. The senior citizen rate for non-degree credit classes is $25 per class plus $5 per credit. Fees for non-credit courses, materials, books, or special fees are full price. Degree seeking seniors will pay full tuition rates for all courses.

    General Fees (paid as part of tuition and fees; mandatory charges assessed to every student; charged only up to 12 credits):

    Associated Student Body (ASNIC) - $28
    Athletics - $36
    Commencement - $4
    Health Services - $31
    Instructional Technology - $123
    Learning Assistance - $40
    Student Activities and Recreation - $38
    Student Service Fee (Debt) - $180 
       (Student Union Building Fee - Debt)


    Summer 2018

    Credits Resident Non-District WA WUE Non-Resident
    1 $140 $156 $233 $272 $345
    2 $280 $312 $466 $544 $690
    3 $420 $468 $699 $816 $1,035
    4 $560 $624 $932 $1,088 $1,380
    5 $700 $780 $1,165 $1,360 $1,725
    6 $840 $936 $1,398 $1,632 $2,070
    7 $980 $1,092 $1,631 $1,904 $2,415
    8 $1,120 $1,248 $1,864 $2,176 $2,760
    9 $1,260 $1,404 $2,097 $2,448 $3,105
    10 $1,400 $1,560 $2,330 $2,720 $3,450
    11 $1,540 $1,716 $2,563 $2,992 $3,795
    12 $1,680 $1,872 $2,796 $3,264 $4,140
    13 $1,820 $2,028 $3,029 $3,536 $4,485
    14 $1,960 $2,184 $3,262 $3,808 $4,830
    15 $2,100 $2,340 $3,495 $4,080 $5,175
    16 $2,240 $2,496 $3,728 $4,352 $5,520
    17 $2,380 $2,652 $3,961 $4,624 $5,865
    18+ $2,520 $2,808 $4,194 $4,896 $6,210
  • Dual Credit Tuition for Idaho High School Students

    Kootenai County Residents

    Credits Tuition Total
    1 $65 $65
    2 $130 $130
    3 $195 $195
    4 $260 $260
    5 $325 $325
    6 $390 $390
    7 $455 $455
    8 $520 $520
    9 $585 $585
    10 $650 $650
    11 $715 $715
    12 $780 $780
    13 $845  $845
    14 $910 $910
    15 $975 $975
    16 $1040 $1040
    17 $1105 $1105
    18+ $1170 $1170

    Non-Kootenai County Residents

    Credits Non-resident Tuition*
    1 $115
    2 $230
    3 $345
    4

    $460

    5 $575
    6 $690
    7 $805
    $920
    9 $1035
    10 $1150
    11 $1215
    12 $1280
    13  $1345
    14 $1410
    15 $1475
    16 $1540
    17 $1605
    18+ $1670

    * With county support. Idaho residents not living in Kootenai County must submit a Certificate of Residency to qualify for county support.

    1. Download and complete the Certificate of Residency with your county name on the top.
    2. Mail the form to your county clerk's office (listed on the back of the form).
    3. County commissioner will mail approved or declined certificate to North Idaho College.
    4. If you qualify, the county will pay $50 per credit with a maximum of $500 per semester and a life time accumulative maximum total of $3,000.

    Non-Kootenai Counties that must submit a certificate are: Adams, Bannock, Bear Lake, Benewah, Bingham, Blaine, Boise, Bonner, Bonneville, Boundary, Butte, Camas, Caribou, Cassia, Clark, Clearwater, Custer, Elmore, Franklin, Fremont, Gem, Gooding, Idaho, Jefferson, Latah, Lemhi, Lewis, Lincoln, Madison, Minidoka, Nez Perce, Oneida, Owyhee, Payette, Power, Shoshone, Teton, Valley and Washington.

    Note: Non-Idaho High School students pay full-rate tuition.

    Dual Credit Home Page

  • Career and Technical Programs

    2017-2018

    Tuition and fees vary by length of program. Depending on the program (which vary between 9-24 months), students will pay for each term specified. The cost for tools* also varies with programs. Note: Tuition costs may change.

    Kootenai County Residents
    $3,360-$5,040

    Idaho Residents
    $4,744-$6,616

    Washington Residents
    $5,592-$8,388

    Western Undergraduate Exchange
    $6,528-$9,792

    Out of State / International
    $8,280-$12,420

    * Books, supplies, tools (estimated): $500-$3,000

    Tuition and fees are subject to change.

    For more information regarding Career and Technical Program tuition and fees, contact the Student Accounts Office at (208) 769-3344.

    Career and Technical Education Home Page