2015-2016 Catalog > Tuition and Fees
The amount of tuition you pay is determined by your residency and by the number of credit hours you are taking. The chart is this section will help you determine the amount of tuition you owe. You should be aware that some classes charge a fee in addition to tuition and this is listed in the course description within the Schedule of Classes each term. You can check your bill online via your WebRunner student account.
(Please see notes below tuition and fee table)
Classes Taken for Credit
Per Student Charge for Associated Students of LBCC Fee: 1 to 5 credits: $4.30 • 6 or more credits: $8.60
Non-Credit Classes: The cost is listed with each class in the printed Schedule of Classes.
Application for Admission: $30 (billed during the first term after admission)
Photo ID Card: $10 (billed first term)
Placement Test (CPT): Varies (see linnbenton.edu/go/student-assessment for current fees)
Official Copy of LBCC Transcript: $5 for first copy; $1 for each additional copy ordered at the same time
Unofficial Copy of LBCC Transcript: $5 for first copy; $1 for each additional copy ordered at the same time; free from WebRunner student account
Course Materials and Activity Fees (some courses): Varies
Faxed transcripts are an additional $1; additional $10 for processing in less than five business days.
Tuition and fees are subject to change by the LBCC Board of Education.
To qualify for in-state tuition rates, you must be a permanent resident of Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada or Washington.
You must pay out-of-state tuition rates if your permanent residence is outside the states of Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada or Washington. See residency policy.
International–You must pay international tuition rates if you are a citizen of another country and require an I-20 to attend college or have another non-immigrant status. International students do not become residents, regardless of the length of their residency within the state.
Certain CTE and lab courses have tuition that is 21% higher than the standard, resident rate. Please check the Tuition and Fees page on the LBCC website for a full list of programs and courses that have additional tuition.
Tuition rates and fee schedules differ for students who reside in Oregon, students who do not live within the state or bordering states, and for international students. You pay resident tuition if you have lived in Oregon for at least 90 continuous days immediately preceding the term and can demonstrate your intent to establish a permanent home, or if you have been granted asylum or are a refugee, an immigrant or a permanent resident of California, Idaho, Washington or Nevada. For detailed information and a list of acceptable documents to show proof of residency, see the Residency Form under Forms Related to Personal Student Information at www.linnbenton.edu/forms.
In addition, the LBCC Board of Education has designated some programs as Regional Programs, allowing out-of-state students to pay in-state tuition for the first term of their enrollment (These programs are listed under Regional Programs in this catalog). For subsequent terms, these students must establish and meet LBCC’s residency requirements to qualify for in-state tuition.
Student tuition and fees are published at linnbenton.edu/tuitionandfees
At time of printing: Each student is assessed fee for student activities, programming and student governance. Income derived from the fee supports co-curricular activities and programs, including artist and lecturer guest appearances, clubs and organizations, intramurals and a variety of recreational and social activities. More information is available at the Student Life and Leadership Office in the Student Union. Note: These fees are subject to change. OSU Degree Partnership students may pay a DPP student services fee if not registered for credit classes at LBCC. Payment of this fee allows their ID card to be validated and gives them access to all LBCC services.
Some courses have additional fees. These fees are indicated in the Schedule of Classes. Fees vary from course to course and may not be refunded if you drop the class.
Individual costs vary according to course of study, transportation requirements, housing and other factors. Here are some examples of average costs for nine months (three terms):
*Tuition figures are provided only as rough estimates and are subject to change by the LBCC Board of Education. Current tuition rates may be found in the quarterly schedule of classes or at linnbenton.edu/go/tuitionandfees. Additional tuition charges are assessed for nonresident and foreign students. Books and supply costs vary greatly.
To receive a tuition refund, students must formally drop the class between the time of registration and the drop with a refund deadline described in the schedule below:
Definition of a week is Monday 12:00 a.m. through Sunday 11:59 p.m. Refunds will be for 100 percent of the tuition paid for the class.
For classes cancelled by the college, a full refund will be issued or the student may enroll in another class.
Students on wait lists who have not been registered into the class by the end of the first week of the term will be removed from the wait list and any refund will be credited to their account.
Students dropped by instructors by Involuntary Withdrawal (AR 7035-03) for non-attendance during the refund period will have any eligible refund credited to their account.
Students who are members of the military and ordered to active duty will be allowed to receive a full refund, or a tuition and fees credit for courses that they are unable to complete by their activation date or are ineligible for an incomplete grade [ORS 341.531; ORS 341.532]. Financial aid and other third party educational benefits will be lawfully reassessed based on Department of Education and/or Veterans Administration rules. The student may be required to return some of the aid to LBCC pursuant to state or federal aid rules.
Students may receive full or partial tuition refunds or credit for paid tuition and fees should the college be required to cancel classes as the result of a natural disaster, act of war or terrorism, or a pandemic. The college will decide how and when to reimburse students dependent on the timing, severity, and impact of the event.
General fees paid by students enrolling in credit classes are refunded in full when a course is dropped within the refund period or when a class is canceled.
Fees charged to students in a program are refunded based on deadlines and procedures established by the program.
Course fees are refunded when a student drops the course before the first day of the course.
Students who experience situations that are serious and compelling may petition for a refund of tuition. General student fees and course fees are not refunded after the refund period. Petitions for an extended refund are reviewed by the Registrar.
To receive a course fee refund, students must formally drop the class between the time of registration and the respective deadlines following:
Fees paid for individual lessons or consumable supplies related to the course are non-refundable unless LBCC cancels the course and the student is unable to enroll in the same course.
Extended Refund Requests for Community Education Fees
Requests for an extended refund of Community Education fees after the refund deadline are submitted to the Director of Community Education.
Standard Tuition and Fees Schedule
Student Activity and Program Fee
Course Materials and Activity Fees
General Student Fees
Credit Course Fees
Extended Refund Requests for Credit Course Tuition and Fees
Community Education Fees