Cost of Attendance, Tuition, & Fees

Cost of attendance

Jamestown Community College includes estimates for direct and indirect costs when awarding financial aid to help you meet your college-related needs. Some JCC programs of study have additional costs that are not included in the figures provided. Refer to your course program for more information.

  • Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice. Annual refers to fall and spring semesters; summer study is not included.
  • For tuition purposes, New York residency means that you have lived in New York state as a permanent resident for 12 months prior to the start of the semester. You must verify your residency every academic year.

Annual full-time cost of attendance

  • 12 or more credit hours
Annual full-time cost of attendance based on tuition and fees
Type of Tuition/Fee Cost - Living with Parent Cost - Living off Campus Cost - Living in Residence Halls
NYS resident tuition* $5,300 $5,300 $5,300
Fees (direct and indirect) $5,110 $5,110 $4,610
Room and board (housing and meals) $3,500 $10,340 $12,810
NYS resident COA $13,910 $20,750 $22,720
Nonresident tuition $10,600 $10,600 $10,600
Nonresident COA $19,210 $26,050 $28,020

*Tuition rate reflected for non-Excelsior recipients.

Part-time attendance

  • Less than 12 credit hours

Tuition is charged per credit hour for part-time attendance. Many fees are also charged by the credit hour.

Tuition & fees: 2022-2023

The college reserves the right to make, at any time, any changes it deems advisable in the tuition or fees listed.

Tuition and fees type, description, and amount
Type of Tuition/Fee Tuition/Fee Description Amount
Full-time student Full-time NYS resident with valid Certificate of Residence $2,650 per semester
Full-time NYS resident without valid Certificate of Residence $5,300 per semester
Full-time out-of-state resident $5,300 per semester
Part-time student (fewer than 12 credit hours) NYS resident with valid Certificate of Residence $221 per credit hour
NYS resident without valid Certificate of Residence $442 per credit hour
Out-of-state resident $442 per credit hour
Course fees (mandatory unless noted as optional and are not refundable after drop/add period) Faculty Student Association (FSA) fee (all students) $12.50 per credit hour, under 12 credit hours
$180/semester flat rate for full time students, 12 or more credit hours
Health services fee (on-campus students only) $4.25 per credit hour
Learning network fee (all students) $6 per credit hour
Technology fee (all students) $11 per credit hour
Laboratory/studio fees (specified courses) varies $10-$250
PHED fee $30 per student/course
College fees (mandatory unless noted as optional and are not refundable after drop/add period) College processing fee (one-time fee payable upon admission to JCC) $85
Late payment fee $50
Placement test retesting fee $10
Returned check fee $30 per check
Official transcript fee $8.75 per transcript
New Residents 3-tier bundle costs for single and double bedrooms
New Residents Single Bedroom Double Bedroom
Basic bundle: 7 meals per week + $75 J-Dollars $4,220/semester $3,770/semester
Best Value bundle: 12 meals per week + $125 J-Dollars $4,660/semester $4,210/semester
Premium bundle: 15 meals per week + $150 J-Dollars $5,110/semester $4,660/semester
Returning Residents 3-tier bundle costs for single and double bedrooms
Returning Residents Single Bedroom Double Bedroom
Basic bundle: 7 meals per week + $75 J-Dollars $4,100/semester $3,660/semester
Best Value bundle: 12 meals per week + $125 J-Dollars $4,540/semester $4,100/semester
Premium bundle: 15 meals per week + $150 J-Dollars $4,990/semester $4,550/semester

JCC has a limited number of double rooms available, which are provided first come, first served.

Rates are subject to change. Bundled prices are only available until the first day of classes. Any upgrades after the first day of classes will be at retail price and need to be completed at the Faculty Student Association office (located near the Campus Bookstore) or the FSA meal plan ordering site »

Federal law requires all colleges and universities to provide a net price calculator so you can compare costs at a variety of schools. The calculator provides a preliminary estimate of the cost to attend JCC full-time and financial aid students have recently received. Your unique circumstances will ultimately determine the kind of aid you might receive at JCC.

Use the Net Price calculator »

Students who receive Title IV aid (PELL, ACG, SEOG, Stafford loans) and withdraw from all classes may have their awards reduced and will be responsible to repay any aid disbursed that they are subsequently ineligible to receive. Refunds are paid in the following order: Federal Stafford Loans (subsidized and unsubsidized), PLUS Loans, Pell, SEOG Grants, required refunds of other federal, state, private, or institutional assistance, to the student.

Students who withdraw their registration from any or all classes shall be liable for payment of tuition and fees, and are eligible for refunds according to the following schedule:

Tuition and fees liability schedule
Semester/Session Tuition Liability Reduction of Tuition Charges
Prior to 1st day of classes 0% 100%
1st week of semester 25% 75%
2nd week of semester 50% 50%
3rd week of semester 75% 25%
4th week of semester and later 100% 0%
Prior to 1st day of classes (summer session) 0% 100%
1st week of session (summer session) 75% 25%
2nd week of session and later (summer session) 100% 0%
  • Students participating in drop/add procedures during the first week of classes will not be assessed charges for dropped classes required for course schedule changes.
  • All refunds are based on the date withdrawal forms are completed and filed with the registrar's office. Exceptions to this policy will be considered under extenuating circumstances.
  • Students must complete an affidavit for a certificate of residence that indicates permanent New York state residency for 12 months prior to the start of classes.
  • Students may pay with Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit cards in person or by calling the Business Office.