Skip to Content

Tuition and Fees

Visit our online calendar for important registration and payment dates!

So, what does it cost to go to Clark State? Less than you might think. Our tuition is one of the lowest in Ohio. Learn more about our tuition and fees below.**

Tuition

Ohio Resident
Instructional fee $132.33
General fee* $11
Technology fee $11
Career advantage fee $6
Cost per credit hour $160.33
Out-of-State Resident
Instructional fee $264.66
General fee* $11
Technology fee $11
Career advantage fee $6
Cost per credit hour $292.66
If you are an Indiana resident taking classes at through an Ohio institution, the Indiana Ohio Reciprocity agreement may influence the cost of your tuition.

If you are classified as a nonresident and are being charged out-of-state tuition, refer to the Ohio Residency Application linked below for the guidelines, as defined by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, to determine if you qualify for in-state tuition. Students who are in the United States on a Visa may refer to the last page of the application to determine if your Visa type qualifies for in-state tuition.

Other Fees and Expenses

Application fee (one time only) $15
Auxiliary fee (per semester) $7.50
Health service fee (per semester) $15-25
Online fee (per credit hour) $7
Late payment fee (per semester) $15
Late registration fee (per semester) $25
Transcript fee $5
Delayed payment plan service charge $15
Delayed payment plan late fee (per installment) $25
Proficiency fee - written only portion $25/credit hour for up to a maximum total of $75 (for 3 or more credit hours) $25-$75
Proficiency fee - skills only exam $50
Proficiency fee - written and skills exam The cost of a proficiency exam that requires a written and skills response is $25/credit hour for up to a maximum total of $75 (for 3 or more credit hours) and $50 for the skills portion of the exam. The cost of the skills portion is contingent upon the possible lab fees/materials needed to complete the skills portion. $75-125
Portfolio assessment - For each course with three or more credit hours, the cost to develop a portfolio is equivalent to the total of one credit hour, $140.00. For courses with two or less credits, the cost is $100.00. $100-140
ACCUPLACER re-test fee $15
Returned check fee $25

**The State of Ohio provides 40 percent of the College's revenue through two state subsidies: the State Share of Instruction and Access Challenge. The rest of the College's revenue come primarily from tuition and fees.

Questions? We're here to help!

Cashiers Office - Springfield Sara T. Landess Technology and Learning Center

937.328.6048 marshallp@clarkstate.edu