Students are encouraged to review the official Tuition Rate information posted by Tacoma Community College.
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Once accepted into the program, there are 7 quarters of Respiratory Therapy courses. Tuition and mandatory fee rates are based on WA resident rates (2021-2022) academic year, and are subject to change by Washington State Legislature.
|1st Quarter - 17 credits||$1,710.22|
|2nd Quarter - 14 credits||$1,537.84|
|3rd Quarter - 15 credits||$1,595.30|
|4th Quarter - 16 credits||$1,652.76|
|5th Quarter - 11 credits||$1,351.46|
|6th Quarter - 11-15 credits||$1,351.46 - $1,595.30|
|7th Quarter - 16 credits||$1,652.76|
|Approximate TOTAL||$10,851.80 - $11,095.64|
Additional fees added at the time of registration include:
Facility Fee - $.50 per credit to 15 credits, maximum rate $7.50; Technology Fee - $1.75 per credit to 10 credits, maximum rate $17.50; Safety Fee - $15.00 per student; Health and Wellness Center Fee - $30.00; Early Ed. Childcare Building Fee - $12.50; Student Center Building Fee - $15.00; eLearning Fee (for web enhanced, hybrid, or online courses) - $6/credit; Course Fees - as displayed in class schedule for individual classes.
Approximate Miscellaneous Costs
|Course, Lab and Clinical Fees||$650|
|Uniform (Scrubs) per set||$50|
|Watch with Second Hand||Variable|
|Conference fees (Vary by Location)||$250|
|Trajecsys Clinical Report System||$150|
|Verified Credentials Background Check and Health Clearance Tracking||$82.50|
|Clinical Placements Northwest (CPNW)||$75/year|
|Washington State Patrol Criminal Background Check||$11/year|
Graduation and National Board Examination Fees
|Therapist Multiple Choice Exam||$190|
|Clinical Simulation Exam||$200|
|State License Fee||$140|
|Graduation Regalia (Optional)||$25|
*Costs are estimates only and subject to change.