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Tuition and Fees: Winter/Intersession 2024

Tuition and Educational Service Fee

The Tuition and Educational Service Fee cost for Massachusetts residents is $211 per credit ($24 tuition / $187 educational service fee). For all other students the cost is $417 per credit ($230 tuition / $187 educational service fee). There are additional fees each semester based on enrollment (see below).




*See additional fees below

Additional Fees

Student Support Fee1-8 Credits $120 per semester
Student Support Fee9+ Credits $150 per semester
Lab Fee (per lab course)$65

Out-of-state tuition applies to all courses in all semesters.

Credit for Prior Learning: Challenge Exams, Portfolio Assessments, and Credentialing are all $75 per credit. Credit cost for QCC sponsored learning (direct study and tutorial study) is the same cost as credit courses. Please contact the Credit for Prior Learning Office for additional information at 508.854.4380.


The Winter/Intersession 2024 semester begins January 2, 2024.

Full payment is due upon registration. Payment plans are not available for the Winter/Intersession semester.

To VIEW/PAY your bill log into The Q: on the Welcome page to the right under Quick Links select View/Pay My Bill, then to the right under My Payment Account select My Account Balances, then select Make A Payment.  The first time you use this system you will be asked to create an account.  Once that account is created and you select Make A Payment you will be routed to our third party payment portal managed by Nelnet.  Here you can make one time payments or when available set up a payment plan for an upcoming semester.  If you have questions concerning your bill or payment please contact the Business Office by phone at 508.854.4560 or by email at businessoffice [at] from your QCC student email account – please include your student ID.

Students who have not paid or made arrangements to pay their tuition and fee bill prior to the start of the semester risk being dropped from their classes for non-payment. It is the student's responsibility to notify the Registrar's Office if the student will not attend.

Tuition and Fees Refund Policy

Winter/Intersession 2024% of Total Charges
Drop through:01/02/24100%
Withdrawal beginning January 4 through:01/03/2450%
Withdrawal as of:01/04/240%

Refund Limitations

  1. Official withdrawal must be made in the Registrar's Office, room 152A in the Administration Building.
  2. Any waivers must be submitted to the Business Office prior to the start of the semester to be considered for a refund or adjustment.
  3. Students will be refunded only that portion of the tuition and fees paid by them; financial aid and other contracted agency payments will be refunded directly to the paying party.
  4. Mandatory health insurance premiums are not refundable to any student after the first 21 class days of the semester.

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