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Cost and How to Pay

Moraine Park’s tuition and fees are some of the most affordable in Wisconsin.  Still, costs can add up quickly, so we have resources and options to help you pay for your education.

How much does it cost?

Tuition & Fees: What you pay for instruction.

Your total cost depends on number of credits, type of classes and your residency status.

Our Academic Program Pages have the estimated costs for each program.

Tuition for career-focused programs, per credit

(technical diplomas, associate degrees, certificates & vocational courses)

  • In-state Tuition: $143.45
  • Out-of-state Tuition: $215.18
  • Supplemental(activity) Fee: $12.90
  • Security Fee (excludes online classes):  $1.50
  • Technology Fee: $10 (suspended for 2022-23)
Other Fees
  • Material fees vary from a minimum of $4.50 per class to $70.00 per credit
  • Student Accident Insurance: $4.50 per term mandatory for students taking at least one eligible post-secondary course
 Additional Costs: What you pay for books, uniforms or equipment required for classes, etc.

How to Pay Your Tuition Bill

self-pay (in full or payment plan)

  • Cash
  • Check or Money Order
  • Credit Card

Payment Plan

Requires a $35 processing fee and down payment. Balance is divided equally over each semester.


financial aid

Every associate degree and most technical diplomas qualify for financial aid; every student is encouraged to apply when admitted to an eligible program. Federal, state and other aid amounts available for a student are determined after completing the process.


third-party sponsor

Employers or agencies may pay on a student’s behalf. Payment is due in standard payment schedule. Advanced paperwork is required.

View the Third-Party Contract FAQs here.


When are tuition and fees due?

Tuition and fees are due two weeks prior to the official start date of each semester.  However, if you enroll in classes after those dates, payment is due immediately.

Note: Any outstanding balance not covered by a Third Party Sponsor or Financial Aid is the student’s responsibility.