Tuition & Fees

How much does it really cost to attend Jacksonville College?

We understand that this is one of the most important questions on your mind when considering college.

The exact annual cost varies based on a wide range of circumstances from the degree you’re pursuing to your living arrangements and everything in between. However, we’ve worked hard to make our pricing as simple and affordable as possible so you’re not left guessing.

Average Cost of Attendance

Average Yearly Cost of Full-Time Enrollment at Jacksonville College*

Tuition & Fees $8,280 $8,280
Books & Supplies $1,000 $1,000
Room & Board $8,092 $2,078
TOTAL $17,372 $11,358

About This Chart

*Tuition & Fees. Average based on 30 hours per year. Actual costs vary by degree pathway.

*Books & Supplies. Average cost for an entire academic year.

*Room & Board. Estimated for living in Jacksonville. Actual costs vary by location & circumstances.

The cost of enrollment is calculated by totaling tuition and fees, books and supplies, and room and board. Any Federal, state or institutional aid you receive will be subtracted, and the difference is the amount you can expect to pay. The bottom line is the part you can expect to pay for college per term or year.

Tuition & Fees


Application fee for nonimmigrant aliens $500
Transient application fee $25
Tuition (per hour) for fall and spring terms $210
Audit fee per semester hour $50
Advanced Placement/CLEP per hour $25
Fall 8B, Winter, Spring 8B, May, and Summer 1 hour courses $185
Fall 8B, Winter, Spring 8B, May, and Summer 3 hour courses $485
Fall 8B, Winter, Spring 8B, May, and Summer 4 hour courses $585

A nonimmigrant alien student requesting an I-20 must pay the $500 non-refundable international fee.

Special Course Fees

Applied Music fee per course $200
Materials fee per course $25
Science Laboratory use fee per course $38
Online course fee $27

A fee of $27 will be charged for each online course.

Student Services (long terms only)

Student services fee (9 hours or more) $441
Student services fee (8 hours or less) $150

Room and Board

Room only per long semester $2,221
Board only per long term (with tax) $1,825
Room and board per long term (with tax) $4,046
Room Reservation fee for student residence $100
Mattress Fee $140
Laundry Fee $80
Parking Permit $30


Graduation fee $25
Cap and gown fee $35

Additional Fees

Technology fee per term (9 hours or more) $549
Technology fee per term (8 hours or less) $150
Transcript fee (electronic or mailing) $9
Residence key/fob replacement $25
Rekey lock to student housing $10
Student ID card replacement $25
Returned check fee $25
Administrative charge for payment plan $20
Placement testing $35
Schedule Change (after classes begin) $25
Late Registration $25
Diploma Reprint Fee $15
Athletic Insurance per term $125

All students will be charged a technology fee each term. This fee will cover the cost of Student Information System (Empower), tech support (IT Helpdesk), Learning Management System (MOODLE), Writing assistance service (, JagAlert, Jagmail, Google Apps for Education, network infrastructure and instructional technology.

Cost varies by age and country of origin.


Payment is due by the end of the first week of a term unless a payment plan has been agreed upon and signed in advance. All completed financial assistance will be considered when figuring student accounts. The assistance may come from PELL, TEG, veteran’s benefits, a student loan, Jacksonville College scholarship, external scholarship, or any combination of the aforementioned.

Applications for financial aid must be completed by August 1 for Fall and by January 5 for Spring to ensure it is available for consideration.


Sheyla Armas
Student Accounts Coordinator