Undergraduate Tuition

Effective Fall 2023—Spring 2024

(subject to change)

Connecticut State Colleges & Universities Board of Regents for Higher Education establishes undergraduate tuition and fees. The information below will help you estimate the cost of attending Central. (Tuition and fees are subject to change.) 

Our Tuition Calculators provide unofficial estimates of tuition and fees for part-time and full-time students.

Full-Time Tuition & Fees

Student Status Per Term
Connecticut Resident (undergraduate) 6,190.00
New England Resident includes NY & NJ (undergraduate) 7,856.00
Non-Resident (undergraduate) 12,828.00

Part-Time Tuition & Fees

Payment is due upon registration for Summer & Winter terms.

Student Type Cost Per Credit Registration Fee* Transportation Fee
Connecticut Resident $612.00 $58.00 $40.00
Non-Resident $628.00 $58.00 $40.00
Online In-State $612.00 $58.00  
Online Non-Resident $628.00 $58.00  

Part-Time Tuition Details & Information

Room & Meal Plan Options

Living on campus is a great way to get involved in campus life and make new friends. The cost of living on campus varies depending on the type of housing you choose, but it is generally less expensive than renting an apartment off campus.

Room & Meal Plan Options/Cost

Additional Fees

Some courses and programs may require additional fees. Here is a breakdown of some of those fees (subject to change).

Fee Name Per Term
Transportation Fee, all Undergraduate students 40.00
Applied Music Fee - Music 177 200.00
Applied Music Fee - Music 577 200.00
Applied Music Fee - Music 178 400.00
Applied Music Fee - Music 578 400.00
Design Lab Fee (per designated course) 65.00
Undergraduate Nursing Lab Fee, Full-time students (per term) 325.00
Undergraduate Nursing Lab Fee, Part-time students (per credit) 27.00
Science Engineering Technology Lab Fee (per course, max $80/term) 40.00
Cooperative Education Program Fee 200.00
Graduate Business Program Fee (per term) 125.00
Late Fee (per occurrence) 50.00
Re-registration Fee 100.00
Returned Payment Penalty (per occurrence) 20.00
Credit Card Convenience Fee (%, per transaction) 2.85
Excess Credit Fees (per each credit over 18 - Undergrads) 612.00
Excess Credit Fees (per each credit over 18 - Grads) 771.00
Confirmation Deposit (non-refundable / non-transferable)
- Invoiced by Admissions upon acceptance
Summer Orientation Program Fee
(all incoming freshman and transfer students)

Optional Fee

Students can choose to pay a convenience fee to add money to their Bluechip Card, which can be used to make purchases on campus and at participating stores and restaurants in the surrounding area.

Blue Chip Debit Account as requested by student

More Information About Bluechip Cards