May 21, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog 
2024-2025 College Catalog

Financial Information


Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Governors of the college and are subject to change by its action at any time. Tuition pays a portion of instructional cost.

Fees pay for some of the costs of campus facilities and the delivery of off-campus courses.

The current tuition and fee rates are available on the college web page at or from the Student Accounts Office. New rates become effective with the fall term.

Central Community College (CCC) participates in the Midwest Student Exchange Program that provides discounted tuition for students. To find participating colleges and universities check CCC students and graduates transferring to participating institutions may also receive tuition discounts if they qualify. See Instructional Information  for additional information.

Tuition and Fees Refund

All students who drop credits within the time periods listed below, according to the course’s scheduled session length, will receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees. Thereafter, no refund is available. Contact the Student Accounts Office for assistance.

Scheduled Session Length College Instructional Days Refund
17 weeks or greater 0-10 Days 100%
After 10 Days No Refund
16-13 weeks 0-10 Days 100%
After 10 Days No Refund
12-9 weeks 0-7 Days 100%
After 7 Days No Refund
8-5 weeks 0-5 Days 100%
After 5 Days No Refund
4-1 weeks 0-2 Days 100%
After 2 Days No Refund
1-0 weeks Prior to First Class 100%
After First Class No Refund

One- and two-day seminars and workshops are excluded from refunds after the activity begins.

In order to receive a refund, a student must notify the Record’s Office and Student Accounts Office. Students who have credit balances will receive a refund within 60 days.

Residency Requirements

All students who did not graduate from a Nebraska high school or who have not lived in Nebraska for 180 days with the bona fide intention of making Nebraska their permanent residence, may be considered nonresidents until evidence of having completed all requirements for resident tuition is shown. Individuals seeking residence for tuition purposes can obtain an application at the Admissions Office.

Food and Room

Students living in campus residence halls must contract for both food and room. Food and Room rates are set by the Board of Governors. For current rates, contact the Student Accounts Office or visit Contracts are issued for the entire semester. A refundable $150 damage deposit must be submitted with the residence hall contract.

Students who withdraw will have food and room charges refunded according to the applicable college refund calculations.

Food plans are also available to students not living in residence halls.

Other Charges

In addition to tuition, fees, food and room, students should expect other costs for books, tools, supplies, uniforms, travel, and other items. Costs will vary depending on the requirements of the program and the needs of the student.

Payment Options

All financial arrangements need to be made prior to the first day of class. Tuition and fees, and food and room charges are due at the beginning of classes. Payment may be made with cash, money order, personal check, debit card, or credit card. VISA, Discover, and MasterCard are accepted. Information about deferred payment plans is available at the campus Student Accounts Offices and on the college web page. Payments in full and deferred payment plans can also be arranged at A $50 late fee will be charged to all unpaid accounts after 30 days from the start of the semester.

Financial obligations to the college must be satisfied prior to registering for a new semester and prior to release of the grades, transcripts, awards, certificates, diplomas, and/or degrees.

Financial Aid

For financial aid information, please visit the information in the Student Services Offices, Programs and Activities  section.