Tuition Costs

Striving to make college more affordable

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Make the Smart Choice

Bay College saves you thousands annually and strives to keep tuition rates low making college more affordable for you. Tuition rates are determined by contact hours, the number of hours a student must attend class per week (including lecture), discussion and or laboratory sessions. Review the current tuition rates and fees below and see why Bay College is the smart choice. For more information regarding tuition due dates, visit the Bay College Dates and Deadlines web page.

Delta County Residents

Tuition and fees below based on the following:

  • Student Success Fee (per contact hour up to 16 contacts)
  • Technology Fee (per contact hour up to 16 contacts)
  • Tuition and Fees/Semester (based on 15 contacts)
  • Tuition and Fees/Year (based on 15 contacts in Fall and 15 contacts in Winter)
 Item Rate
Tuition Rate $129.00
Student Success Fee $10.00
Technology Fee $30.00
Facility Fee N/A
Tuition and Fees/Semester $2,535.00
Tuition and Fees/Year $5,070.00
Dickinson County Residents

Tuition and fees below based on the following:

  • Student Success Fee (per contact hour up to 16 contacts)
  • Technology Fee (per contact hour up to 16 contacts)
  • Tuition and Fees/Semester (based on 15 contacts)
  • Tuition and Fees/Year (based on 15 contacts in Fall and 15 contacts in Winter)
 Item Rate
Tuition Rate $190.00
Student Success Fee $10.00
Technology Fee $30.00
Facility Fee N/A
Tuition and Fees/Semester $3,450.00
Tuition and Fees/Year $6,900.00
Michigan In-State Residents and Wisconsin Reciprocal Counties

Residents of the following Wisconsin counties qualify for Michigan In-State tuition: Ashland, barron, bayfield, Brown, Burnette, Door, Douglas, Florence, Iron, Kewaunee, Langdale, Lincoln, Marinette, Oconto, Oneida, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, Shawno, Vilas and Washburn. Tuition and fees below based on the following:

  • Student Success Fee (per contact hour up to 16 contacts)
  • Technology Fee (per contact hour up to 16 contacts)
  • Facility Fee (not charged for online classes)
  • Tuition and Fees/Semester (based on 15 contacts)
  • Tuition and Fees/Year (based on 15 contacts in Fall and 15 contacts in Winter)
 Item Rate
Tuition Rate $221.00
Student Success Fee
$10.00
Technology Fee $30.00
Facility Fee $13.00
Tuition and Fees/Semester
$4,110.00
Tuition and Fees/Year $8,220.00
Out of State Residents

Tuition and fees below based on the following:

  • Student Success Fee (per contact hour up to 16 contacts)
  • Technology Fee (per contact hour up to 16 contacts)
  • Facility Fee (not charged for online classes)
  • Tuition and Fees/Semester (based on 15 contacts)
  • Tuition and Fees/Year (based on 15 contacts in Fall and 15 contacts in Winter)
Item Rate
Tuition Rate $270.00
Student Success Fee
$10.00
Technology Fee $30.00
Facility Fee $13.00
Tuition and Fees/Semester
$4,845.00
Tuition and Fees/Year $9,690.00
International Students

Tuition and fees below based on the following:

  • Student Success Fee (per contact hour up to 16 contacts)
  • Technology Fee (per contact hour up to 16 contacts)
  • Facility Fee (not charged for online classes)
  • Tuition and Fees/Semester (based on 15 contacts)
  • Tuition and Fees/Year (based on 15 contacts in Fall and 15 contacts in Winter)
Item Rate
Tuition Rate $299.00
Student Success Fee
$10.00
Technology Fee $30.00
Facility Fee $13.00
Tuition and Fees/Semester
$5,280.00
Tuition and Fees/Year $10,560.00

Fees Explained

Student Development and Success Fee

Students are required to pay a per contact hour student development fee (up to a maximum of 16 contact hours per semester) to fund a variety of student events, groups, and activities. Payment of this fee also entitles the student to reduced price tickets to all events provided by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) and athletics.

Technology Fee

Students are required to pay a per contact hour technology fee (up to a maximum of 16 contact hours) for technology services which include the use of free WIFI, support, online modules, tutoring, testing and computing centers.

Facility Fee

Students, who are not residents of Delta or Dickinson counties and are attending classes at the Escanaba or West Campus, are required to pay a per contact hour fee (excludes clinics, co-ops, and internships).

Course Specific Fees

Course specific fees are assessed to students taking classes that require special equipment, consumable supplies or extraordinary overhead. Please review Bay College's current course specific fees below.

COURSE SPECIFIC FEES

*Tuition rates and fees are subject to change by action of the Board of Trustees.


 Net Price Calculator

The cost of attendance is an estimate of the educational expenses for the period of enrollment including tuition, fees, transportation, housing and personal expenses which vary by student. Typically, it is based on full-time enrollment for the Fall and Winter semester. The calculator estimates your college costs to help you plan ahead.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR
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