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Financial aid is available to qualified students. Visit the Financial Aid page for details on types of aid assistance offered and how to apply.
Tuition and Instructional Fees 2021-2022
|In-State Per Credit Hour||Out-of-State Per Credit Hour|
|Associate of Arts & Associate of Science Degree Programs|
|Financial Aid Fee||3.86||15.46|
|Student Activity Fee||7.72||7.72|
|Capital Improvement Fee||7.72||48.83|
|Vocational Certificate Programs|
|Financial Aid Fee||6.85||27.41|
|Capital Improvement Fee||3.43||11.75|
|Baccalaureate Degree Programs|
|Financial Aid Fee||4.50||4.50|
|Student Activity Fee||9.00||9.00|
|Capital Improvement Fee||10.53||54.86|
|Adult Education & Applied Academics Programs||$30.00||$30.00|
|Continuing & Workforce Education Programs||Fees must cover full
cost of instruction.
|Fees must cover full
cost of instruction.
|Application Fee - international students only||$50 / first semester only|
|Assessment Fee||$34 / first semester only|
|Access Fee||$1.16 / credit hour|
|Laboratory Fees - varies by course||$2 - $1506|
|Distance Learning Course Fee||$15 / credit hour|
|Testing Fees||$10 - $80*|
|Returned Check Fee||Per F.S. 832.08 - minimum $25|
|Transcript Fee||$5 / transcript|
|Graduation Fee (non-refundable)||One time charge per tier|
|High School and Certificate Tier||$10|
|Associate and Baccalaureate Tier||$20|
*There may be additional testing fees charged by the test publisher, which the student pays directly to the publisher.
Explanation of Charges
Tution and fees are subject to change based on legislative action and/or at the discretion of the District Board of Trustees. Please check Falcon Self-Service for your current balance.
The $1.16 access fee is assessed to all registered students on a per credit hour basis. This fee offsets the cost to provide access to: the student portal, email systems and student IDs.
This is a one-time, non-refundable fee of $34 assessed to all students the first semester of enrollment at Daytona State College. The fee is intended to offset the cost of purchasing and proctoring tests, evaluating placement test scores and evaluating transfer coursework.
Distance Learning Course Fee
Online course fees of $15 per credit hour are assessed to students registered in online courses and offset virtual college costs such as multimedia servers, bandwidth costs, licensing fees and instructional technology software. Other Web-enhanced courses are assessed a $24 lab fee per course.
International Application Fee
This is a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $50 assessed to all international students.
Lab fees are assessed to recover the additional costs associated with a course above the routine cost of providing instruction. The fees vary by course and range from $2 to $1506.
This is a non-refundable fee, which is assessed per academic tier completed. High School and Certificate fees are $10 per degree and Associate and Baccalaureate fees are $20 per degree. These fees offset the costs associated with conferring a degree and issuing a diploma or certificate.
Tution Fees - Florida Resident
Tuition fees are assessed to all students per credit hour of coursework.
Our Florida resident per credit tuition fees are as follows:
- Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and College Preparatory Programs – $102.38/credit
- Vocational Certificate Programs – $82.24/credit
- Baccalaureate Degree Programs – $120.32/credit
Florida resident per credit tuition fees include the following:
- Financial Aid Fee: These funds assist students who demonstrate absolute need, or who participate in athletics and other extracurricular programs as determined by the District Board of Trustees.
- Student Activity Fee: These funds support student activities, organizations, publications and events that benefit the entire student body.
- Capital Improvement Fee: These funds support capital projects such as new construction and major renovations.
- Technology Fee: These funds are used to enhance instructional technology resources (i.e. software, hardware, connectivity) for students and faculty.
Tution Fees - Full Cost
Florida statutes require the assessment of full-cost charges when a student repeats a course for the third or fourth time. The full-cost assessment is the equivalent of the non-resident tuition fee for college credit courses, college prep courses and baccalaureate courses
Tuition Fees - Non-Resident
These charges are assessed to students who cannot document legal permanent Florida residency per state of Florida guidelines.
Our non-resident per credit tuition fees are as follows:
- Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and College Preparatory Programs – $398.65/credit
- Vocational Certificate Programs – $328.96/credit
- Baccalaureate Degree Programs – $623.29/credit
Non-resident per credit tuition fees are comprised of the same fees listed above for Florida resident tuition.