Tuition and Payment Information

General tuition and fee rates are set by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees each year. Having one of the lowest college tuition rates in the state, NHCC works hard to keep your education affordable!

Tuition & Fee rates for Fall 2018 - Summer 2019

 Previous year rates are available under FAQs.

Tuition and Fees

Resident /
Non- Resident

Online Credits

Nursing Credits Medical Lab Tech Credits






Technology Fee*





Student Life Fee*





Parking Fee*










Student Health Services Fee* 1.00  1.00  1.00  1.00 

Total Cost
per Credit






*Per Credit Fee Descriptions:  

  • Technology Fee - This fee is used to support student computer labs and other technology that relates to instruction.
  • Student Life Fee -This fee is recommended by the Student Life Committee, with the majority of members being students. These funds are used for student activities including but not limited to campus wide events, graduation, recreational activities, art, music, theater, student senate and student clubs and organizations.
  • Parking Fee - This fee pays for parking lot security and maintenance. This fee is charged up to 15 credits in Fall and Spring semesters, and 8 credits for Summer semester for classes held on campus.
  • MSCSA Fee - The Minnesota State College Student Association fee is determined by the Minnesota State College and University Board of Trustees. Funds are used by the MSCSA statewide, for activities representing students.
  • Student Health Services Fee - The NHCC Student Senate voted during the 2014-2015 academic year to establish this fee to be used to provide high quality, free or low-cost, confidential health services on campus for students. This is not a fee for health insurance.  The Student Health Clinic opened January 2017. 

Additional Fees:

  • Application Fee - One-time, non refundable application fee of $20.
  • Late Fees - Up to $50 per term for any past due balances.
  • Returned Check Fee - A $30 fee is assessed for each check payment returned to NHCC by the issuing bank.
  • Personal Property Fee - Fees for supplies, field trips, or replacement cost for lost or damaged college property. Personal Property Fees are listed within the Class Schedule.
  • Overdue Library Materials Fee - Assessed for overdue Library materials.
  • Senior Citizens - MN senior citizens (age 62 or older) registering on a "space available basis" (after the first day of the term) receive a reduced tuition rate of $20.00/credit. All other fees except the Student Life fee apply. MN senior citizens registering on or before the first day of the term are not eligible for the reduced tuition rate. MN senior citizens are not charged tuition when auditing a credit course or taking a noncredit course when space is available

Tuition and Fees Deadlines:


Contact Information 

Location: Educational Services (ES41)
Phone: 763-424-0718
Fax: 763-493-0566

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Summer Hours (June 1 - July 20):
Friday: 8 am - noon

Monday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The office will be closed:
January 1, 2018
January 3, 2018 (8:00 - 10:00 a.m.)
January 15, 2018
January 23, 2018
February 8, 2018
February 15, 2018 (8:00 - 10:00 a.m.)
February 19, 2018
April 3, 2018
May 28, 2018
July 4, 2018