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Tuition and Fees

Summer 2015 Dates to Remember:

  • Payment due date for pre-registered students will be Thursday, May 14, 2015.
  • Drop of unpaid pre-registered students will be at the close of the business day on Thursday, May 14, 2015.
  • Bookstore voucher number activation date will be Saturday, May 16, 2015.
  • Summer 2015 classes begin Tuesday, May 26, 2015.
  • The final 40% installment payment is due Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

Other Dates to Remember

  • Fall 2015 – Financial Aid completion date is Thursday, July 16th, 2015.
  • Fall 2015 –  Payment due date will be July 30, 2015 (All unpaid students will be withdrawn from classes at the close of the business day.)

Tuition Rates:

Students must pay all tuition, other fees, and course fees for classes within the academic term for which they register.

Credit Hour *WV Resident RateNon-Resident Rate
One $127$195
Two $254 $390
Three $381 $585
Four $508 $780
Five $635 $975
Six $762 $1,170
Twelve or More$1,524$2,338

*Residents of the following Kentucky reciprocity counties are assessed at WV resident rates: Boyd, Lawrence, Martin, and Pike counties.

Other Fees:

In addition to above tuition rates, Southern also assesses the following fees to all students who register for classes on their campuses or sites. These fees are non-refundable after the first day of the academic term.

FeeFee Per Semester
Health/Wellness Fee (Assessed to all students who register for 3 or more credit hours each academic term).$10.00
Technology Fee (Assessed to all students who register for 7 or more credit hours each academic term).$100.00

Course Fees:

A course fee is a fee charged per credit hour of instruction for specific courses that require additional costs such as labs or supplies. It is assessed in addition to tuition. The classes that have course fees are listed below.

 Course SubjectRate Per Credit Hour
Healthcare Technology/Allied HealthAH$10.00
Biological ScienceBS$10.00
Computer Info SystemsCS$10.00
Electrical Engineering TechEG$10.00
Paramedic SciencesEM$10.00
Information TechnologyIT$10.00
Integrated ScienceIS$10.00
Med Laboratory TechnologyML$15.00
Physical ScienceSC$10.00
Radiologic TechnologyRA$15.00
Respiratory Care TechnologyRC$20.00
Surgical TechnologySG$15.00
Survey TechnologySU$10.00
Salon Mgmt. / CosmetologySM$20.00

Special Fees:

Diploma Replacement Fee$20.00
Graduation Fee$50.00
Late Registration Fee$25.00
International Student Application Fee$100.00
CLEP Examination Fee$10.00
Challenge Examination Fee (per credit hour)$10.00
Portfolio Assessment Fee$300.00
Portfolio Credit Posting Fee (per credit hour)$10.00
Return Check Fee$25.00
Late Payment Fee $50.00
Transcript Fee (after five)$10.00
ACCUPlacer Testing Fee (Charge for retaking test. $2.50 per unit a maximum of 4 units). $10.00


1.)   100% refunds are given for any classes cancelled by the College or for any class from which the student withdraws prior to the

beginning day of classes for the academic term.

2.)   The Technology Fee and the Health/Wellness Fee are non-refundable as of the first day of classes for any given

academic term.

3.)   Non-Traditional Classes - Non-Traditional classes are classes that have a shorter duration period than the 16 week

 classes. 100% refund is given when one drops the class before the first day of the class. No refund beginning

the day the class starts.

4.)   Traditional Classes – Traditional classes are classes that meet 16 weeks during the academic term. To be

eligible for a refund after the beginning day of classes for the term, the student must withdraw from all 

classes (leaving 0 hours registered for the 16 week term) within the refund dates listed below. 

Refund Schedule (For Traditional 15 week Classes).

Fall 2014
Date Refund
August 18 through August 28, 201490%
August 29 through September 11, 201470%
September 12 through September 25, 201450%
After September 25 , 2014No Refund
Spring 2015
January 20 through January 29, 201590%
January 30 through February 12, 201570%
February 13 through February 26, 201550%
After February 26, 2015No Refund
Summer 2015
May 26 through June 4, 201590%
June 5 through June 18, 201570%
June 19 through July 2, 201550%
After July 3, 2015No Refund