Part-Time Per-Credit Costs
576 of the 1,380 undergrads at Columbia College take classes part-time.
The per-credit-hour charge for part-time undergraduate students at Columbia College in 2019 - 2020 was $414. Typically, college classes consist of 3 or 4 credits, bringing the cost per class to $1,242 or $1,656.
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 Columbia 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 2.1% over the past five years, the per credit cost for the 2020 - 2021 year is expected to be $423 and may reach $450 per credit by the 2023 - 2024 school year.
Note that Columbia 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 Columbia College directly for more information about these costs.
Southern New Hampshire University
You have goals. Southern New Hampshire University can help you get there. Whether you need a bachelor's degree to get into a career or want a master's degree to move up in your current career, SNHU has an online program for you. Find your degree from over 200 online programs ... Learn more >