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What is Tuition

Tuition is the fee or price associated for receiving educational instruction from a college or university. Most schools will charge tuition per credit hour, such as $200 per credit hour. Most classes are 3 credit hours, meaning tuition for our sample class would be $600, not including any additional fees or costs for books or supplies needed to take the course.

Tuition is paid directly to the educational institution and is due prior to receiving instruction. The academic school year is generally broken into 2 semesters (fall and spring), meaning tuition is due twice a year for classes to be taken during the upcoming semester.