Tuition & Fees

You can afford tuition at Three Rivers College. Our cost-per-college credit is among the strongest values anywhere. Whether you attend full time or take one or two courses, our rates are substantially lower than state universities and private colleges. And, if you plan to go on to a bachelors program at a four-year school, the savings on tuition alone for your two years at Three Rivers are substantial. Check out this chart.

Cost of attending Three Rivers for two years compared to attending other Connecticut colleges

$8,928 – Three Rivers

$22,712 – Connecticut State Universities (CSCU)

$31,460 – UConn

$41,776 – Goodwin College

$78,496 – University of Hartford (UH)

(All figures are for 2018-2019 and include tuition and fees for two years, not room and board.)

  • Three RIvers
  • CSU
  • UConn
  • Goodwin
  • UH

Plus, financial aid reduces tuition for 67% of our students. Find out if you’re eligible.

Tuition rates vary based on residency:

  • Connecticut Residents (In-State) pay only $163 per credit hour or $2,232 per full-time semester (12 or more credits).
  • NEBHE (a program for eligible non-Connecticut New England students): $244.50 per credit hour or $3,328 per full-time semester (12 or more credits).
  • Out-of-State Residents (including International students): $489 per credit or $6,616 per full-time semester (12 or more credits).

Note: Some courses, such as labs, studio or clinical programs, have additional fees; check individual course descriptions for details or see below. 

The following is a complete schedule of tuition and fees, prepared by the Board of Regents for the Summer 2018 and Fall 2018-Spring 2019 academic semesters.

Tuition and Fees • Summer 2018 Academic Session

For the complete Summer 2018 rates, including In-State, NEBHE, and Out-of-State rates, click here.

Tuition and Fees • Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 Academic Semesters

In-State Resident Tuition Rates • Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

(Also applies to residents of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York)
CREDIT HOURS TUITION COLLEGE SERVICE FEE STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE TRANSPOR-TATION FEE TOTAL
1 $ 163.00 $ 81.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 274.00
2 $ 326.00 $ 88.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 444.00
3 $ 489.00 $ 94.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 613.00
4 $ 652.00 $ 99.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 781.00
5 $ 815.00 $118.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 963.00
6 $ 978.00 $134.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $1,142.00
7 $1,141.00 $152.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $1,323.00
8 $1,304.00 $167.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $1,501.00
9 $1,456700 $185.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $1,682.00
10 $1,630.00 $200.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $1,860.00
11 $1,793.00 $218.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $2,041.00
12 or more** $1,956.00 $236.00 $ 20.00  $20.00 $2,232.00
ANNUAL FULL-TIME $3,912.00 $472.00 $40.00  $40.00 $4,464.00

You may find it helpful when planning your educational expenses to understand what is included in your tuition. For a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit the Registrar’s Office.

**Excess Credits Tuition Charge – An additional flat tuition charge of $100 per semester shall apply when total registered credits exceed 17 for the semester

Some courses, such as labs, studio or clinical programs, have additional fees; check individual course descriptions for details or see below

NEBHE Tuition Rates • Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

If you are a resident of Maine, New Hampshire, or Vermont, you may qualify for a 50% discount on out-of-state tuition at Three Rivers. The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) allows degree-seeking students who meet certain requirements to attend public colleges in neighboring states without paying full out-of-state tuition costs. Visit NEBHE to learn whether you may qualify.

CREDIT HOURS TUITION COLLEGE SERVICE FEE STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE TRANSPOR-TATION FEE TOTAL
1 $244.50 $121.50 10.00 $20.00 $396.00
2 $489.00 $132.00 $10.00 $20.00 $651.00
3 $733.50 $141.00 $10.00 $20.00 $904.50
4 $978.00 $148.50 $10.00 $20.00 $1,156.50
5 $1,222.50 $177.00 $10.00 $20.00 $1,429.50
6 $1,467.00 $201.00 $10.00 $20.00 $1,698.00
7 $1,711.50 $228.00 $10.00 $20.00 $1,969.50
8 $1,956.00 $250.50 $10.00 $20.00 $2,236.50
9 $2,200.50 $277.50 $10.00 $20.00 $2,508.50
10 $2,445.00 $300.00 $10.00 $20.00 $2,775.00
11 $2,689.50 $327.00 $10.00 $20.00 $3,046.50
12 or more** $2,934.00 $354.00 $20.00 $20.00 $3,328.00
ANNUAL FULL-TIME $5,868.00 $708.00 $40.00 $40.00 $6,656.00

**Excess Credits Tuition Charge – An additional flat tuition charge of $100 per semester shall apply when total registered credits exceed 17 for the semester

Some courses, such as labs, studio or clinical programs, have additional fees; check individual course descriptions for details or see below

Out-of-State Tuition Rates • Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

CREDIT HOURS TUITION COLLEGE SERVICE FEE STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE TRANSPOR-TATION FEE TOTAL
1 $489.00 $243.00 $10.00 $20.00 $762.00
2 $978.00 $264.00 $10.00 $20.00 $1,272.00
3 $1,467.00 $282.00 $10.00 $20.00 $1,779.00
4 $1,956.00 $297.00 $10.00 $20.00 $2,283.00
5 $2,445.00 $354.00 $10.00 $20.00 $2,829.00
6 $2,934.00 $402.00 $10.00 $20.00 $3,366.00
7 $3,423.00 $456.00 $10.00 $20.00 $3,909.00
8 $3,912.00 $501.00 $10.00 $20.00 $4,443.00
9 $4,401.00 $555.00 $10.00 $20.00 $4,986.00
10 $4,890.00 $600.00 $10.00 $20.00 $5,520.00
11 $5,379.00 $654.00 $10.00 $20.00 $6,063.00
12 or more** $5,868.00 $708.00 $20.00 $20.00 $6,616.00
ANNUAL FULL-TIME $11,736.00 $1,416.00 $40.00 $20.00 $13,232.00

**Excess Credits Tuition Charge – An additional flat tuition charge of $100 per semester shall apply when total registered credits exceed 17 for the semester

Some courses, such as labs, studio or clinical programs, have additional fees; check individual course descriptions for details or see below

Mandatory Usage Fees • Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

Per Semester Fees
Clinical Program Fee-Level 1 $487.00 – Per semester
Clinical Program Fee-Level 2 $359.00 – Per semester
CT-CCNP Student Assessment Fee (Semesters 1-3)
Final Semester
$82.00
$262.00
Advanced Manufacturing Lab Fee (per course) $120.00
Supplemental Course Fee – Level 1 $102.50 [Max per term: $410.00]
Supplemental Course Fee – Level 2 $205.00 [Max per term: $410.00]
Material Fee (per course) $51.00 [Max per term: $102.00]
These fees are per semester and apply only to specific courses.