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

TUITION

Fall 2020*

  • In-County (Hunterdon/Somerset Counties)
    $168 per credit
  • Out-of-County
    $228 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 $60 per credit hour reduction on their tuition. 
  • Early Credits Program
    Regular in-county or out-of-county tuition applies.
  • Concurrent Enrollment Program
    $200 per course taken at the student’s high school.
  • RISE (incarcerated students)
    $285.00 per credit

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

Fee Schedule*

  • Application Fee  - $25
  • General Services Fee  -  $50 per credit hour.   This fee does not apply to Concurrent Enrollment Program courses. 
  • Nursing Program Fee  - $730 per semester for students officially enrolled in the College’s Nursing Program.
  • 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 Certificate Program Fee - $155 per credit for students officially enrolling in the Automotive Technology, Certificate 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 two weeks before 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 enrollment fee 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.


SUMMER 2020
ONLINE CLASSES

Credits HoursCost
1 $212
2$424
3$636
4$848
5$1,060
6$1,272
7$1,484
8$1,696
9$1,908
10$2,120
11$2,332
12$2,544
13$2,756
14$2,968
15$3,180
16$3,392
17$3,604
18$3,816
19$4,028
20$4,240

Includes tuition, general fee, technology fee and enrollment fee.

Other fees may be required including a $25 application fee, $50 late registration fee and special course fees.

No fees for Online Classes.

Tuition & fees are subject to change.

Tuition and Fees Calculator

Online Courses:  The Onlin Classes charts above provide amounts for Online courses only.   No additional fees are charged.  Please note: Special course and/or lab fees, the Developmental Student fee, the International Student Processing Fee, the Nursing Fee, the Honors College fee, the Occupational Therapy Assistant fee and the 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.

Traditional Classroom Courses:  The charts above provide amounts including tuition, general fee, technology fee and enrollment fee for students enrolled in Traditional Classroom courses, which include Telecourses and Hybrid courses.  Please note: Special course and/or lab fees, the Developmental Student fee, the International Student Processing Fee, the Nursing Fee, the Honors College fee, the Occupational Therapy Assistant fee and the 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.


Are you registering in both Traditional and Online Classes?:  Students registering in traditional classes and online classes should consult both charts and add the amounts together when calculating tuition and fees.