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Tuition & Fees

Quality education for less.

Virginia Highlands Community College offers quality education at about one-third the cost of attending a public four-year school in Virginia, making VHCC the smart and affordable choice.


$162.11 per credit


$362.21 per credit


$162.11 per credit

Fees - Tuition rates above include:

STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE $2.00 per credit
PARKING FEE $1.50 per credit
CAPITAL FEE* $23.50 per credit
Out-of-state students *  


Special Tuition Rates

Through a special agreement with the state of Tennessee, a reduced rate of tuition has been established for students who live within 30 miles of the VHCC campus. Special rates also are available for foster care students, senior citizens, those whose parents live outside the state but work in Virginia, the children and spouses of active-duty members of the military, and those whose parents were killed, disabled, missing in action, or prisoners during any armed conflict. Contact our Admissions Office to learn more!

VHCC $1,945.32 per semester (12 credits)
Emory & Henry $17,250 per semester (12-17 credits)
VHCC $1,945.32 per semester (12 credits)
ESTU $4,660 (12 credits)
VHCC $1,945.32 per semester (12 credits)
King $7,260 (12 Credit Hours)
VHCC $1,945.32 per semester (12 credits)
Virginia Tech $5,710 (12 or more credits)
VHCC $1,945.32 per semester (12 credits)
Radford $5,708 (12 Credit Hours)
VHCC $1,945.32 per semester (12 credits)
UVA Wise $5,581 (12-18 credit hours per semester Virginia Resident)
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