At Northshore Technical Community College, there are several options available for managing payment for tuition and fees. From traditional financial aid options such as grants and loans to Northshore's payment plan, review the information below to find out which option is best for you.
Tuition, Fees, and Refund Information
For most students, figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree. Use our tips, tools, and guidelines to stay up to date on the best ways to achieve your academic goals.
Attending Northshore Tech is an affordable option. Our tuition rates are outlined in the schedule below and if you need help footing the bill, financial aid is available to most students.
Northshore is committed to keeping the cost of attendance affordable. Review our tuition and fee schedule below for more information about the overall cost of attending NTCC:
Information about payment deadlines and refund schedules based on your class schedule is provided within the Payment and Refund Calendar below.
Archived Payment and Refund Calendar:
Utilize Northshore Tech's Net Price Caluculator, which intends to provide estimated net price information (defined as estimated cost of attendance - including tuition and required fees, books and supplies, room and board (meals), and other related expenses - minus estimated grant and scholarship aid) to current and prospective students and their families based on what similar students paid in a previous year. Click the link below to access the net price calculator tool.
Northshore Tech maintains a policy which outlines tuition and fee refunds for students who may choose to drop one or more courses. Review the policy below to stay informed.
Financial Assistance and Payment Options
At NTCC, there are multiple methods for making payment and receiving financial assistance. Click one of the links below to learn more. Most forms of financial assistance are managed by Northshore Tech's Financial Aid department. Click the button below to visit the Financial Aid webpage.
A grant is a type of financial assistance that helps cover the cost of attendance at a college or university and, unlike student loans, typically does not require the student to pay back the financial award in the future. A variety of grants are available to qualifying students at Northshore Technical Community College. For more information, visit the Grants webpage at the link below.
A student loan is a form of financial assistance available to qualifying students that helps cover the cost of tuition & fees and requires the student to pay back the loan (with interest). NTCC participates in the Federal Direct Loan program. For more information, visit the Student Loans webpage at the link below.
Northshore Technical Community College participates in the TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students) program. Students who qualify for TOPS are able to utilize their scholarship funds for eligible programs at NTCC. Visit the TOPS webpage at the link below to learn more.
Scholarships at Northshore Technical Community College provide funding to promote and support student success and academic achievement. Each individual scholarship may have specific eligibility requirements. For more information, visit the Scholarships webpage at the link below.
As a veteran or dependent of a veteran attending Northshore Technical Community College, you may be eligible to receive benefits through the Department of Veterans Affairs when pursuing a degree program. For more information, visit the Veterans Benefits webpage at the link below.
Northshore Technical Community College offers an online payment plan through CashNet which helps to make paying tuition and fees more manageable. Plan options typically range from five payments to two payments. Eligibility for payment plans depends on date of enrollment and the earlier you enroll in a payment plan, the more payment options are typically available.
For directions for enrolling into the payment plan, review the last page of our Tuition and Fee Schedule.
Do you want to work on campus? The Federal Work Study program offers qualifying students flexible work schedules, options to reduce student loans and an opportunity to gain valuable work experience. Visit the Federal Work Study Program Webpage link below for more information.
Financial Aid Office
Most forms of financial assistance are managed by Northshore Tech's Financial Aid department. Click the button below to visit the Financial Aid webpage.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is the form that the federal government, states, colleges and other organizations use to award financial aid. Submitting it is your key to accessing grants, scholarships, work-study programs and federal student loans. Following the steps at the link below to learn more about completing the FAFSA.
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