Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

Understanding Your Payments
As an RVCC student, it’s important to pay your tuition on time. If you don’t, you may be dropped from your classes.

Payment Options

FALL TUITION

  • In-County (Hunterdon/Somerset Counties)
    $174 per credit
  • Out-of-County or Out-of-State
    $254 per credit
    Out-of-county tuition applies to out-of-state students. All out-of-county residents who provide proof of employment in either Somerset or Hunterdon counties at the time of registration will receive a $80 per credit hour reduction on their tuition. 
  • Early Credits Program
    Regular in-county or out-of-county tuition applies.
  • Concurrent Enrollment Program
    $220 per course taken at the student’s high school.
  • RISE (incarcerated students)
    $295 per credit

Tuition and fees are subject to change. In calculating the cost of your college education make sure to include fees.

Fall Fee Schedule

  • Application Fee  - FREE
  • General Services Fee  -  $50 per credit hour.   This fee does not apply to Concurrent Enrollment Program courses. The general fee is charged per credit each semester to all students to cover the costs associated with a broad array of student success services. Included in these services are career and academic advising, counseling, tutoring, maintaining and updating technology, and student engagement activities. The general fee supports RVCC’s academic curricula, support services for students (both in-person and virtual), and program offerings. The fee is not earmarked for a particular program or student; rather, it facilitates programs and services that enhance course offerings and academic support for all students. 
  • Nursing Program Fee - $830 per semester for students officially enrolled in the College’s Nursing Program.
  • Applied Music Fee - $500
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant Fee - $250 per semester for students officially enrolling in the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program.
  • Honors College Fee  - $150 per semester for students officially enrolling in the Honor’s College Program.
  • Automotive Technology Program Fee - $155 per credit for students officially enrolling in the Automotive Technology program. $120 Uniform Fee (one time - at program start) $180 Industry Certification Fee (one time - aggregate)
  • International Student Processing Fee  - $200 per semester.
  • Late Registration Fee  - $50 effective the first day of the start of the term.
  • Official Transcript Fee  - $10 for each transcript
  • Returned Item Fee  - Students will be charged $25 for each returned check, credit card charge, and/or ACH transaction.
  • Replacement Diploma Fee - $15
  • Graduation Fee - $35

Fees are subject to change. In calculating the cost of your college education make sure to include tuition.

Full tuition and fees are charged for auditing a class with the exception of individuals who qualify for the Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver.

 

To claim a waiver, you must register in person and provide all eligibility documentation. Students with tuition waivers are responsible for the cost of all fees, textbooks, and instructional materials associated with their courses.

  • Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver
    Somerset and Hunterdon county residents age 65 and older may audit one qualifying academic-credit course each semester if space is available. Seniors will be charged a $50 General Services fee per credit and must pay for their own books and materials. To qualify, you must register during the 5 business days prior to the start of the course. No credit will be earned for taking the course.
     
  • Unemployment Tuition Waiver
    Somerset and Hunterdon County residents who have received tuition waivers may register five business days prior to the start of the semester. Out-of-county residents must first apply to their home county college, and register one day prior to the start of the semester.

    All students must complete and bring the FAFSA financial aid application and an approved Unemployment Certification Waiver at the time of registration. All fees except the Late Registration Fee apply. If you enroll earlier than this date or do not have the completed FAFSA and approved waiver with you at the time of registration, you will be charged the regular tuition rate plus fees.
     
  • National Guard & National Guard Reserves Tuition Waiver
    Members of the New Jersey National Guard or the New Jersey National Guard Reserves taking up to 16 credits per semester are eligible to receive a tuition waiver. All fees apply.
     
  • Volunteer Firefighters & Emergency Medical Personnel Tuition Waiver
    Volunteers in active service as firefighters or emergency medical service workers and their families receive free tuition up to $600 per year and $2,400 in their lifetime per family. Family includes the volunteer their spouse, and children. All fees apply. Click here for form.
     
  • September 11th Victims’ Family Tuition Waiver
    Students directly related to a victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks are eligible for a tuition waiver. All fees apply.

Tuition and fee waivers are subject to change.

 

Tuition & Fees Chart: This chart provides the ability to view totals, which include tuition and the general services fee, at varying credit hour levels for students enrolled in classes offered at RVCC as Classroom, Online, Telecourses and Hybrid courses. It does not apply to Concurrent Enrollment classes held at the student's high school, or to the RISE program.

Please note: Special fees, such as the International Student Processing Fee, the Nursing Fee, the Honors College fee, the Occupational Therapy Assistant fee, the Applied Music fee and Automotive Program fees are not included and should be added to the amount derived from the table to determine your total cost, when applicable. If you register late, you should also add the $50 late registration fee to that total.


 ***subject to change***

2022-2023 Academic Year

TUITION AND FEE CHART

Credits Hours Hunterdon/Somerset County Cost Out-of-County or
Out-of-State Costs
1  $224 $304
2 $448 $608
3 $672 $912
4 $896 $1,216
5 $1,120 $1,520
6 $1,344 $1,824
7 $1,568 $2,128
8 $1,792 $2,432
9 $2,016 $2,736
10 $2,240 $3,040
11 $2,464 $3,344
12 $2,688 $3,648
13 $2,912 $3,952
14 $3,136 $4,256
15 $3,360 $4,560
16 $3,584 $4,864
17 $3,808 $5,168
18 $4,032 $5,472
19 $4,256 $5,776
20 $4,480 $6,080
 

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