Fees (What They Pay For)

Required Fees

Student Comprehensive Fee (per credit)$ 25.00
Academic Instruction Fee (see below)$110.00**
Placement Testing (Accuplacer)FREE
Application FeeFREE
International Admissions Fee$100.00
Nursing Clinical Surcharge (per semester)$ 500.00
Nursing Clinical Makeup Fee (for missed clinical obligation)$40.00
Surgical Technology Clinical Surcharge$ 500.00
Graduation FeeFREE
Transcript FeeFREE

Other Fees

Deferred Payment Fee – Monthly Payment Plans (per semester)$ 30.00
Payment Plan – Missed Scheduled Payment Fee (per semester)$50.00
Diploma Replacement Fee$ 20.00
Replacement College ID Card Fee (First card is free)$ 10.00
College Level Examination Program Administrative Fee$ 25.00*
Proctor Exam Fee (non-CCSNH students)$ 50.00
Protested Checks$35.00

*Military fee waiver may be available. More information available here.

Student Comprehensive Fee

$25 per credit – This fee is charged for every credit in each credit-bearing course regardless of the number of credits taken.

**Academic Instruction Fee (Sometimes called Lab Fee)

An additional fee will be charged for all Laboratory/Clinical/Practicum or other similar experiences. This fee is calculated by subtracting the number of lecture hours from the number of credit hours and multiplying the remainder by $110. This fee will be added to the normal tuition charge for that course. (See example.) Fee will be charged to all students with no exceptions.





BIOL110 A&P I (4 credits – 3 lecture hours = 1 x 110 = $110)




Placement Testing (Accuplacer)

Most students are required to take placement testing before registering for classes. See your advisor for more information.

Nursing Clinical Surcharge

All nursing students taking clinical courses will be charged a nursing clinical surcharge of $500 per semester. This surcharge assists in covering the expenses associated with clinical classes due to The New Hampshire Board of Nursing requirements of a student/faculty ratio of 8:1. This fee is in addition to the academic instruction fee.

Surgical Technology Clinical Surcharge

All Surgical Technology students taking clinical courses will be charged a surgical technology clinical surcharge of $500 per semester for SURG123G, SURG215G, and SURG225G.  This surcharge is designed to assist in covering the expenses associated with clinical classes.  This fee is in addition to the academic instruction fee.

Protested Checks

A fee of $35.00 will be charged for any check protested or returned for nonsufficient funds.

Credit by Examination

A fee of $25.00 per credit, plus all direct costs associated with providing a laboratory portion of an exam, will be charged to a student wishing to receive credit by examination.

Credit for Prior Learning/Experiential Learning

Students will be assessed a fee based on 50% of the current tuition rate on the total credits awarded (e.g., for 12 credits awarded: 0.50 x current tuition rate x 12 credits).

Library Fines

Students will be assessed a fine of $.25 per item/per day for all overdue library materials. The cost of replacement is charged for unreturned materials.

Tuition Deposit

Applicants accepted as students in Nursing, Surgical Technology, and Veterinary Technology only must pay a non-refundable tuition deposit of $100 within thirty days of notification of acceptance or prior to term start. The deposit reserves a place for the student and is applied toward the first semester’s tuition.

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