Affordable Tuition Rates

NHCC's 2021-2022 tuition and fee rates can be found on our Tuition and Payment Information page:

  • $203.41 per credit for on-campus or hybrid courses
  • $213.09 per credit for online courses
  • $228.97 per credit for Nursing courses
  • $213.70 per credit for MLT courses
  • $237.08 per credit for Phlebotomy courses *Spring/Summer 2021 rate - tuition will be updated soon for 2021-2022 year*

The cost to attend NHCC full-time in 2021-2022 is approximately $6,102 per year (based on 30 on-campus credits) - one of the lowest in the state. Tuition is based on the number of credits students take per semester, which makes us very affordable for both full-time and part-time students. We have multiple tuition payment options to help students afford college as well!

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*Source: 2021-22 tuition and fees information from 2021-22 Minnesota State Guidebook publication and

Senior citizens (age 62 or older) can register for courses on a "space available basis" (after the first day of the term) for $20.00 per credit, plus specific fees (total on-campus cost is $36.27/credit and online is $33.07/credit). Senior citizens can audit courses for no tuition cost, plus specific fees (total on-campus cost is $5.45/credit and online is $2.25/credit). See for more information.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial aid and scholarships are available to help qualifying students afford college. Our NHCC Foundation has awarded more than $2 million in student scholarships - about $200,000 each year. NHCC staff are available to help students with the financial aid process, contact us with questions!

People often think college is more expensive that it really is. Use our Net Price Calculator to estimate what it may cost to attend NHCC.

For more information about financial aid visit our financial aid website or

If you have been arrested, charged, or convicted of any criminal offense, you should investigate the impact that the arrest, charge, or conviction may have on your chances of employment in the field you intend to study; or on your chances to obtain federal, state, and other higher education financial aid.