Tuition & Fees

Attend Three Rivers and save thou$ands!

You can afford tuition at Three Rivers College.

  • Our cost-per-college credit is among the most affordable anywhere. And that’s before financial aid.
  • Whether you attend full time or take one or two courses, our rates are substantially less than state universities and private colleges.
  • And, if you plan to to pursue a bachelors program at a four-year college, spend your first two years here at Three Rivers, then use your savings on tuition to help pay for your junior and senior year at a four-year college.

Compare the cost of attending Three Rivers for one year (before financial aid)

$4,556 – Three Rivers

$11,846 + room & board – Connecticut State Universities (CSU)

$17,226 + room & board – UConn

$20,888 + room & board – Goodwin College

$42,112 + room & board – University of Hartford (UH)

(All figures are for 2019-2020 and include base tuition and fees for one 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

Tuition rates vary based on residency:

  • Connecticut Residents (In-State) pay only $166 per credit hour or $2,278 per full-time semester (12 or more credits).
  • NEBHE (a program for eligible non-Connecticut New England students): $249 per credit hour or $3,397 per full-time semester (12 or more credits).
  • Out-of-State Residents (including International students): $498 per credit or $6,754 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 2019 and Fall 2018-Spring 2019 academic semesters. Tuition and fees for Fall 2019 have not been officially set by the Connecticut Board of Regents. Any change in tuition and/or fees may result in additional charges for Fall 2019 being assessed on student accounts at a later date.

Tuition and Fees • Summer 2020 Academic Intersession

For the complete Summer 2020 rates, including In-State, NEBHE, and Out-of-State rates, click here.

Tuition and Fees • Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, & Spring 2021 Academic Semesters

In-State Resident Tuition Rates • Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, & Spring 2021

(Also applies to residents of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York)
CREDIT HOURS TUITION COLLEGE SERVICE FEE STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE* TRANSPORTATION FEE* TOTAL
1 $ 166.00 $ 88.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 284.00
2 $ 332.00 $ 95.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 457.00
3 $498.00 $ 101.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 629.00
4 $664.00 $ 106.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 800.00
5 $830.00 $125.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 985.00
6 $996.00 $142.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 1,168.00
7 $1,162.00 $160.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 1,352.00
8 $1,328.00 $175.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 1,533.00
9 $1,494.00 $194.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 1,718.00
10 $1,660.00 $209.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 1,899.00
11 $1,826.00 $227.00 $ 10.00  $20.00 $ 2,083.00
12 or more** $1,992.00 $246.00 $ 20.00  $20.00 $ 2,278.00
ANNUAL FULL-TIME $3,984.00 $492.00 $40.00  $40.00 $ 4,556.00

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 Cashier’s Office in Room A109.

* If a student is taking online classes only, the Student Activity Fee and Transportation Fee will be waived after the start of classes. If a student chooses to register for any on-campus class, both fees would be charged for that semester.

** 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 Mandatory Usage Fees at bottom of page.  

NEBHE Tuition Rates • Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, & Spring 2021

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* TRANSPORTATION FEE* TOTAL
1 $ 249.00 $ 132.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 411.00
2 $ 498.00 $ 142.50 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 670.50
3 $ 747.00 $ 151.50 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 928.50
4 $ 996.00 $ 159.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 1,185.00
5 $ 1,245.00 $ 187.50 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 1,462.50
6 $ 1,494.00 $ 213.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 1,737.00
7 $ 1,743.00 $ 240.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 2,013.00
8 $ 1,992.00 $ 262.50 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 2,284.50
9 $ 2,241.00 $ 291.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 2,562.00
10 $ 2,490.00 $ 313.50 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 2,833.50
11 $ 2,739.00 $ 340.50 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 3,109.50
12 or more** $ 2,988.00 $ 369.00 $ 20.00 $ 20.00 $ 3,397.00
ANNUAL FULL-TIME 5,976.00 $ 738.00 $ 40.00 $ 40.00 $6,794.00

* If a student is taking online classes only, the Student Activity Fee and Transportation Fee will be waived after the start of classes. If a student chooses to register for any on-campus class, both fees would be charged for that semester.

** 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 Mandatory Usage Fees at bottom of page.  

Out-of-State Tuition Rates • Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, & Spring 2021

CREDIT HOURS TUITION COLLEGE SERVICE FEE STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE* TRANSPORTATION FEE* TOTAL
1 $ 498.00 $ 264.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 792.00
2 $ 996.00 $ 285.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 1,311.00
3 $ 1,494.00 $ 303.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 1,827.00
4 $ 1,992.00 $ 318.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 2,340.00
5 $ 2,490.00 $ 375.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 2,895.00
6 $ 2,988.00 $ 426.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 3,444.00
7 $ 3,486.00 $ 480.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 3,996.00
8 $ 3,984.00 $ 525.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 4,539.00
9 $ 4,482.00 $ 582.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 5,094.00
10 $ 4,980.00 $ 627.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 5,637.00
11 $ 5,478.00 $ 681.00 $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 6,189.00
12 or more** $ 5,976.00 $ 738.00 $ 20.00 $ 20.00 $ 6,754.00
ANNUAL FULL-TIME $ 11,952.00 $ 1,476.00 $ 40.00 $ 40.00 13,508.00

* If a student is taking online classes only, the Student Activity Fee and Transportation Fee will be waived after the start of classes. If a student chooses to register for any on-campus class, both fees would be charged for that semester.

** 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 Mandatory Usage Fees at bottom of page.  

Mandatory Usage Fees • Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, & Spring 2021

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]
Nursing Media Fee $247.75 – Per semester
NOTE: These fees are per semester and apply only to specific courses.