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Tuition & Aid

At LCSC we strive to provide a high quality education at an affordable price, and we’re proud to say that with annual in-state tuition of only $6,982 we have the lowest in-state tuition among all four-year public institutions in Idaho.

The following figures are for the 2020-2021 academic year. Check the Fee Schedule for fees per semester and reduced fee information. Contact Student Accounts with any tuition, fee, or payment questions and the Financial Aid Office for questions concerning scholarships and financial aid funding.

 Idaho ResidentNon-Idaho ResidentAsotin County
Tuition 1 $6,982 $20,238


Room and Board (estimated) 2 $7,790 $7,790 $7,790
Books and Supplies (estimated) $1,650 $1,650 $1,650
Subtotal: Base Costs $16,422 $29,678 $20,492
Part-time (9 or fewer credits)
Overload (20 or more credits)
$356/credit $356/credit $356/credit
Part-time (10 or 11 credits) flat rate $6,982 $6,982 $6,982
Personal Expenses (estimated) 3 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Transportation (estimated) $1,800 $1,800 $1,800
  1. Tuition estimates reflect the cost of two full-time semesters. For example, Idaho Resident tuition $6,982 = $3,491 + $3,491. Course and lab fees are not included. View the complete tuition and fee schedule.
  2. Room and Board estimates reflect the average yearly cost of living on or off campus. Meal plan is included. See Residence Life for more information.
  3. Personal expenses include items such as entertainment, clothing, personal care products, laundry, etc.

Health insurance is required for international students, as well as students enrolled in Nursing or Radiographic Science programs and athletes.  LCSC no longer offers a student health insurance plan. See Student Health Insurance for details.