College Catalog

Tuition and Fees

All fees listed below are charged each term unless otherwise stated.


2017 - 2018 Tuition and Fees
  Full-time* Part-time Information
New York State Resident Tuition $2,250 $187 per credit hour Students who reside in New York State must provide a Certificate Of Residence to be charged New York State resident rates, regardless of instructional method.
New York State Non-Resident Tuition $4,500 $374 per credit hour New York State students without a Certificate Of Residence will be charged the Non-Resident rate.
Out-of-State Resident Tuition $5,625 $468 per credit hour Students who do not live in New York State and who are enrolled exclusively in distance learning courses will be charged New York State resident rates. For further information, please contact the Cashier's Office.
Out-of-State Student Capital Charge $150 $10 per credit hour This capital charge fee, which has been authorized by the State University of New York, is applied to the bill of all students who are residents of a state other than New York to help offset capital construction projects at Hudson Valley Community College. The fee will be $150 per semester for students enrolled in 15 credit hours or more and $10 per credit hour for students below 15 credit hours per semester, up to a maximum of $300 annually.
Tuition Deposit $50 $50 Fall only. If you are registering for a fall term, you must either pay a $50 non-refundable tuition deposit or file a FAFSA with the college prior to published deadline.
Records and Activities Fee $150 $12.50 per credit hour Provides for student activities, intramural and intercollegiate athletics, cultural affairs activities, student transcripts and graduation.
Technology Fee $300 $20 per credit hour For students taking three or more credits.
Health Fee $30 N/A Mandatory to provide health services for all students.
Laboratory Fee As needed As needed Applies only to laboratory classes.
Vehicle Registration Fee $86.40 $7.20 per credit hour Can be waived if not driving on campus. Vehicle Registration Fees are not assessed for online courses.

*A full-time student is one who is enrolled in at least 12 credit hours in a term. A part-time student is one who is enrolled in less than 12 credits in a term.

All tuition and fees must be paid in full. A student will be placed in a delinquent status if he/she maintains an unpaid tuition and fee balance. Delinquent student accounts will be forwarded to the college’s collection agency and then to the attorney for collection. Students will be notified in advance of any action that occurs. The student will be responsible for any and all collection costs, attorneys fees, accrued interest, etc. that result from the collection of his/her delinquent tuition and fees.

A student must be in good financial standing and have all prior term tuition balances paid in full before he/she can pay for additional credit hours in a subsequent term.

PLEASE NOTE: All tuition and fee charges are subject to change without notice.

Acceptable Forms of Payment:

  • Cash, Check, Discover, MasterCard, VISA or Money Order
  • Financial Aid - You can use financial aid to pay your bill if it appears as a credit on your bill or in WIReD. You cannot use financial aid as a credit until it has been finalized by the Financial Aid Office. See "How to Pay Bill or Confirm Your Registration Online" on the Cashier's webpage.
  • Veteran Deferrals - Eligible veteran students may receive a tuition deferral through the Registrar’s Office.
  • Third Party - If your employer or some other organization will be paying your bill, you must provide supporting documentation to the Cashier’s Office along with payment of any amount the student is responsible for, by the tuition due date.
  • Payment Plan ($50 Fee) - You can elect to pay 50 percent of your total charges plus a $50 non-refundable payment plan fee, and defer payment of the remaining 50 percent of your charges until later in the semester. If you choose this form of payment, the student must pay in person at the Cashier’s Office or online via their WIReD account. Financial Aid can be used to pay the first 50 percent but cannot be used to pay the $50 non-refundable payment plan fee. "A late fee of $100 will be assessed to students who have failed to pay their balance in full by the payment plan due date.