Part-Time Per-Credit Costs
The per-credit-hour charge for part-time undergraduate students at Beacon College in 2015 - 2016 was $1,160. Typically, college classes consist of 3 or 4 credits, bringing the cost per class to $3,480 or $4,640.
At many colleges, full-time tuition kicks in at around 12 credit hours. You should compare part-time costs to full-time tuition and confirm with Beacon College how many credit hours they use to differentiate between a full-time and part-time student.
Future Part-Time Per-Credit Costs
With an average annual increase in per-credit charges of 10.6% over the past five years, the per credit cost for the 2016 - 2017 year is expected to be $1,283 and may reach $1,738 per credit by the 2019 - 2020 school year.
Note that Beacon College does not offer any discounts for in-state or in-district students.
In addition to the per credit costs outlined above, colleges typically charge part-time students certain fees, although these fees are usually not as much as those charged to full-time students. We recommend contacting Beacon College directly for more information about these costs.