Tuition – Student Accounts

You CAN afford Rockland Community College

RCC offers a local, affordable, quality educational experience. Attending RCC for your associate’s degree rather than a four-year public or private college can save you an estimated $100,000. RCC offers a multitude of federal, state and institutional financial aid programs as well as convenient payment plans so that every student has affordable options to attend college.

What Does an RCC Education Cost?

2023 – 2024 Tuition
Effective Fall 2023

ResidencyFull Time AnnuallyFull Time SemesterPart Time Per Credit
Rockland County Resident$5,472$2,736$228
NYS Resident Living Outside of Rockland County – – with a Certificate of Residency$5,472$2,736$228
NYS Resident Living Outside of Rockland County — without a Certificate of Residency$10,994$5,472$456
Out of State Residents ++$5,472$2,736$228
F1 Visa International Students$5,472$2,736$228

++Fall & Spring semesters only: Out of State Residents will be charged an additional $10 per credit up to $150.00 per semester for the capital chargeback revenue fee.

Please note: Tuition is set annually by the RCC Board of Trustees and is subject to change.


Assessed fees are considered either Standard or Course Related and are applied to the appropriate academic period on a student’s account. All tuition and fees are viewable on a semester basis in Self Service Banner.

Standard Fees
Activity Fee*

Full-time:  $74 / semester
Part-time: $4.50 / credit ()

Admission Application Fee*

$30.00 – Fall 2023 
$0.00 – Spring and Summer 2024

Bus Pass (TOR) (1 Pass per Semester)*


Credit for Experience (Prior Learning)*

40% of credit cost

Payment Plan Fee*


Late Fee*


Dishonored Check Fee*


Document Fee*

$5.00 per document

Drop Fee*


Graduation Fee


Identification Card Replacement Fee*


Liability Insurance*


Readmission Fee*

$5.00 – Fall 2023 
$0.00 – Spring and Summer 2024

Technology Fee*

$25.00 / credit

Telecourse & Distance Learning*

$50.00 / course

Transcript Fee*

$5.00 per transcript

* Non-Refundable Fees

Photo ID Fees

  • New students are issued an initial photo identification card at no charge.
  • The College requires that returning students validate their photo ID card each  semester they are in attendance. A sticker is placed on the card at no charge.
  • Students must present proof of registration to obtain a new photo ID card or validate an existing photo ID card.
  • Fees are waived for a replacement ID card if a correction to the student’s name or other data on the card is required.

Effective Fall 2023


ART – Art

Course #Course TitleFee
ART 12800Ceramics I$35
ART 14600Black & White Photography I$30
ART 14700Painting I$50
ART 14900High School Portfolio Workshop I, Figure Drawing$50
ART 15500Digital Photography$15
ART 15900Drawing I$40
ART 164002D Design$5
ART 165003D Design$5
ART 16900Drawing II$40
ART 17200Typography$15
ART 17300Motion Graphics$15
ART 17400Introduction to 3D Animation$15
ART 17800Sculpture I$35
ART 18400Printmaking I$20
ART 18800Website Design$15
ART 19500Digital Art$15
ART 19800Careers in Arts$30
ART 20300Color Photography I$15
ART 20400Color Photography II$15
ART 20800Storyboarding and Sequential Art$15
ART 22300Graphic Design$15
ART 23800Ceramics II$35
ART 24600Black & White Photography II$30
ART 24700Painting II$50
ART 24800Ceramics III$35
ART 24900Digital Photography$15
ART 27700Constructed Image$15
ART 27800Sculpture II$35
ART 27900Drawing III$40
ART 28400Printmaking II$20
ART 29400Drawing for Animation$40
ART 29500Alternative Processes$30

AUT – Automotive Technology

Course #Course TitleFee
AUT 10100Intro to Automotive Technology$45
AUT 10600Intro to Automotive Electrical/Electronic Systems$45
AUT 10800Engine Repair & Combustion Theory$45
AUT 11100Automotive Steering and Suspension$45
AUT 11300Automotive Brakes$45
AUT 20100Advanced Automotive Electrical/Electronics$45
AUT 20500Engine Performance I$45
AUT 20600Engine Performance II$45
AUT 20800Advanced Computer Diagnostics$45
AUT 21100Automatic Transmission/Transaxle$45
AUT 21200Manual Transmission/Transaxle Drive Trains$45
AUT 21300Automatic Transmission/Transaxle$45
AUT 22000Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning$45
AUT 23000Intro to Electric/Hybrid Vehicles$45

BIO – Biology

Course #Course TitleFee
BIO 10500General Biology I$45
BIO 10600General Biology II$45
BIO 10700General Biology I Honors$45
BIO 10900General Biology II Honors$45
BIO 11000Anatomy & Physiology I$45
BIO 11100Anatomy & Physiology II$45
BIO 11200Phage Hunters 1: Discovery$60
BIO 11300Phage Hunters 2: Genomics$60
BIO 18100Intro to Environmental Investigation I$20
BIO 18200Intro to Environmental Investigation II$30
BIO 19100Research Experience in Biology$20
BIO 19200Research Experience in Biology$30
BIO 19300Research Experience in Biology$45
BIO 20000General Ecology$45
BIO 20700Microbiology$60
BIO 21200Environmental Science$45
BIO 21900Anatomy & Physiology for Speech and Hearing$45

CAD – Computer-Assisted Design

Course #Course TitleFee
CAD 10500Introduction to AutoCad$45
CAD 10600Introduction to Design With Computers$45
CAD 21000Architectural Drafting$45
CAD 21400Landscape Drafting$45
CAD 22000Building Information Management, REVIT$45
CAD 221003D Drafting/Intro SolidWorks$45
CAD 22200Advanced 3D Modeling/SolidWorks$45
CAD 23300Advanced Animation and Rendering$45

CFS – Cinema & Film Studies

Course #Course TitleFee
CFS 26600Screen Combat: Lightsaber$25

CHM – Chemistry

Course #Course TitleFee
CHM 10100Inorganic Chemistry I$45
CHM 10200Inorganic Chemistry II$45
CHM 10300Inorganic Chemistry I Honors$45
CHM 10400Inorganic Chemistry II Honors$45
CHM 20100Organic Chemistry I$45
CHM 20200Organic Chemistry II$45

COM – Communications

Course #Course TitleFee
COM 10400Audio Production I$40
COM 10500Audio Production II$40
COM 20500Radio Production$40
COM 21100Television Production I, Basic$40
COM 21200Television Production II, Advanced$40
COM 21500Video Editing$40

CSP – Computer Studies

Course #Course TitleFee
CSP 10100Computer Concepts and Applications$45
CSP 10500Computers in Society$45
CSP 11500Principles of PC Operating Systems$45
CSP 12500Intro to Programming/Visual Basic.Net$45
CSP 12700Comp Program I/Java$45
CSP 12800Computer Programming II/Java$45
CSP 13800Spreadsheet Design/MS Excel$45
CSP 13900Database Design/MS Access$45
CSP 14100Introduction to Program in C++$45
CSP 14900Web Page Development$45
CSP 15000Computer Science I$45
CSP 15100Computer Science II$45
CSP 20000Help Desk and Support Specialist$45
CSP 20700Spreadsheet & Database Design$45
CSP 21100Systems Analysis & Design$45
CSP 22800Computer Programming III /
Data Structures
CSP 23400PC Architecture & Assembly Language$45
CSP 26000Web Programming I/Javascript$45
CSP 26100Web Programming II/PHP MySQL$45
CSP 26200Web Site Management/Current Topics$45

CUL – Culinary

Course #Course TitleFee
CUL 10000Sanitation Management$45
CUL 10400Food Prep I$100
CUL 10800Baking I$50
CUL 10810Introduction to Baking$50
CUL 11000Tarts, Cookies & Cakes$50
CUL 11010Tarts, Cookies & Cakes$50
CUL 11200Pastry Techniques$50
CUL 11210Pastry Techniques$50
CUL 20700Food Prep II$100
CUL 21100Baking II$100
CUL 21110Advanced Baking$100
CUL 21400Catering Fundamentals$100
CUL 23000Chocolates & Confections$100
CUL 23010Chocolates & Confections$100
CUL 23200Restaurant and Patisserie Desserts$100
CUL 23210Restaurant and Patisserie Desserts$100

CYB – Cyber Security

Course #Course TitleFee
CYB 10600Networking I/CCNA 1 & 2$45
CYB 10700Networking II/CCNA 3 & 4$45
CYB 11000Intro to Linux$45
CYB 11200Windows Enterprise Desktop Support Technician$45
CYB 11300Introduction to Python$45
CYB 11700Windows Desktop OS Support$45
CYB 13000Network Security$45
CYB 21600Windows Server Installation and Configuration$45
CYB 22000Introduction to Wireless Networking$45
CYB 24000Computer Forensics$45
CYB 24900PC Maintenance$45
CYB 25000Intro to Internet of Things$45
CYB 26000Ethical Hacking$45
CYB 28000Cyber Operations$45

EDU – Education

Course #Course TitleFee
EDU 14400Foundations of Education$15
EDU 14500Intro to Teaching Pre-K to Grade 6$15
EHP 14600Intro to Special Education$15
EDU 14900Infant and Toddler Development$15
EDU 15000Applied Practicum in Teaching I – Early Childhood$15
EDU 15100Applied Practicum in Teaching I – Early Childhood$15

EHP – Exercise & Human Performance

Course #Course TitleFee
EHP 11100Golf$75
EHP 14500Water Safety Instructor$45
EHP 14600Lifeguard Training$45
EHP 15100Bowling$85
EHP 15200Advanced Bowling$85

ELT – Electronic Technology

Course #Course TitleFee
ELT 10100DC Theory$45
ELT 24900PC Maintenance$45

ENR – Engineering

Course #Course TitleFee
ENR 10500Introduction to Engineering$45
ENR 10600Introduction Engineering Design & Graphics$45
ENR 10700Introduction to Programming for Engineers$45
ENR 20600Electric Circuits$40
ENR 20900Digital Logic$45

EXS – Exercise Science

Course #Course TitleFee
EXS 21100Concepts of Fitness$199

FIT – Fitness

Course #Course TitleFee
FIT 21100Concepts of Fitness$199

HLT – Health

Course #Course TitleFee
HLT 11700Community AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED$40
HLT 11800AHA Basic Life Support CPR for the Healthcare Provider$40

HOS – Hospitality

Course #Course TitleFee
HOS 10000Sanitation Management$45
HOS 10200Restaurant Management$20
HOS 10400Quantity Food Preparation I$100
HOS 10800Introduction to Baking$50
HOS 20600Beverage Management$30
HOS 20700Quantity Food Preparation II$100
HOS 21100Professional Baking$100
HOS 21300Menu Planning & Facilities Layout & Design$20
HOS 21400Buffet Catering: Garde Manager$100
HOS 22300Hotel Management$20

HPS – Human Performance Studies

Course #Course TitleFee
HPS 11300Care/Prevention Athletic Injury$45
HPS 14500Water Safety Instructor$45
HPS 14600Lifeguard Training$45

HPW – Human Performance and Wellness

Course #Course TitleFee
HPW 24600Wellness & Lifeguard Training$45

LGS – Legal Studies

Course #Course TitleFee
LGS 10200Legal Research & Writing$75
LGS 10300Civil Litigation$30
LGS 10700Contract Law & Litigation$30

MGT – Management

Course #Course TitleFee
MGT 11100Management Information System$25

MUS – Music

Course #Course TitleFee
MUS 26100Applied Music Program$450
MUS 26200Applied Music Program$750

NUR – Nursing

Course #Course TitleFee
NUR 10300Calculations for Pharmacology$22
NUR 11500LPN Pathway to RN$22
NUR 11600Nursing Fundamentals I$22
NUR 11800Nursing Fundamentals II$22
NUR 14400Intro to Adult Health/Mental Health$22
NUR 14600Adult Health I$22
NUR 22400Maternal Child Health$22
NUR 22600Adult Health II$22
NUR 24200Nursing Process IV B$22
NUR 25200Adult Health III$22
NUR 25400Transition to Professional Practice$222
NUR 1110LNursing Process IA Lab$200
NUR 1130LNursing Process IB Lab$200
NUR 1160LNursing Fundamentals I Clinical$200
NUR 1180LNursing Fundamentals II Clinical$200
NUR 1410LNursing Process IIA Lab$200
NUR 1420LNursing Process IIB Lab$200
NUR 1440LIntro to Adult Health/Mental Health Lab$200
NUR 1460LAdult Health I Clinical$200
NUR 2240LMaternal Child Health Clinical$200
NUR 2260LAdult Health II Clinical$200
NUR 2310LNursing Process IIIA Lab$200
NUR 2320LNursing Process IIIB Lab$200
NUR 2410LNursing Process IVA Lab$200
NUR 2420LNursing Process IVB Lab$200
NUR 2520LAdult Health III Clinical$200

OCC – Occupational Therapy

Course #Course TitleFee
OCC 10300Occupational Therapy Skills$25
OCC 17100Fieldwork A$25
OCC 17200Fieldwork B$25
OCC 20100Principles of Occupational Therapy I: Geriatrics$20
OCC 20200Principles of Occupational Therapy II$20
OCC 20400Principles of Occupational Therapy III$15
OCC 20500Principles of Occupational Therapy IV$20
OCC 20800Advanced Skills Occupational Therapy$25
OCC 20900OTA Capstone$15

OFT – Office Technologies

Course #Course TitleFee
OFT 11100Management Information Systems$25
OFT 11200Word Processing Applications: MS Word$25
OFT 20800Presentation Software: PowerPoint$25

PHY – Physics

Course #Course TitleFee
PHY 10100General Physics I$40
PHY 10200General Physics II$40
PHY 10500Engineering Physics I$40
PHY 10600Engineering Physics II$40
PHY 11000Physics I Honors with Calculus$40
PHY 11200Physics II Honors with Calculus$40

PLG – Paralegal Studies

Course #Course TitleFee
PLG 10200Legal Research & Writing$75
PLG 10300Civil Litigation$30
PLG 10700Contract Law & Litigation$30

PSO – Public Safety Officer

Course #Course TitleFee
PSO 10100Principles of Law Pre-Emp Police Basic Training$900

SCI – Science

Course #Course TitleFee
SCI 19100Research Experience in Science$20
SCI 19200Research Experience in Science$30
SCI 19300Research Experience in Science$40

SOC – Sociology

Course #Course TitleFee
SOC 10500Computers in Society$45

SPE – Speech

Course #Course TitleNew Fee
SPE 21900Anatomy & Physiology for Speech and Hearing$40

THR – Theater

Course #Course TitleFee
THR 15600Theatrical Stage Combat: Unarmed$25
THR 16600Theatrical Stage Combat: Knife$25
THR 17600Theatrical Stage Combat: Smallsword$25
THR 18600Theatrical Stage Combat: Single Sword$25
THR 22600Theatrical Stage Combat: Broadsword$25
THR 23600Theatrical Stage Combat: Quarterstaff$25
THR 24600Theatrical Stage Combat: Rapier & Dagger$25
THR 25600Theatrical Stage Combat: Broadsword & Shield$25

What Are My Payment Options?


Online payment is available through the TouchNet or Self-Service Banner links on your myRCC student portal. The following payment options are available online:

  • Mastercard, VISA, Discover or American Express credit card payment
  • E-check (ACH) payment
  • Create a Payment Plan (available for Fall and Spring semesters)
  • International payments through TransferMate


Additional payments can be received in-person at the Tech Center Lobby window:

  • Cash
  • Certified, Cashier or Personal Check payable to Rockland Community College
    Note: Please include your student ID# in the memo section of the check. Personal checks are not accepted as payment for outstanding balances on previous semesters.
  • Money order payable to Rockland Community College


Lastly, the following types of payments may also be sent via mail:

  • Do not send cash through the mail.
  • Checks and money orders should be sent to:
    Student Accounts
    Rockland Community College
    145 College Rd MS8100
    Suffern, NY 10901-3699

Wintersession / Summer Sessions / Flex Start Sessions

For these sessions, payment is due upon registration. Payment plans are currently not available but all other forms of payment listed above are acceptable.

Spring 2024 Payment Due Date Is Thursday, January 11, 2024

Please Note:

  • You may always review your bill and student account by accessing the Student Account menu through Self-Service Banner.
  • Your email account is the College’s official means of communication to students. Please recognize that certain communications may be time sensitive and you are expected to check your College email on a frequent and consistent basis to ensure that you stay up-to-date on all College-related communications.

Please address any student account related questions to [email protected].