Explanation of Fees
Excess Credit Hour Fee - $100 for every three credits in excess of 18 credit hours. Please refer to the following formula for excess credit hour charges:
$100 for credit hours greater than 18 and less than or equal to 21
$200 for credit hours greater than 21 and less than or equal to 24
$300 for credit hours greater than 24 and less than or equal to 27
$400 for credit hours greater than 27 and less than or equal to 30
$500 for credit hours greater than 30 and less than or equal to 33
$600 for credit hours greater than 33 and less than or equal to 36
$700 for credit hours greater than 36 and less than or equal to 39
Tuition and fees are subject to change upon approval of the ECC Board of Trustees.
Residents of New York State outside of Erie County must submit a Certificate of Residence to the ECC Bursar's Office each year prior to registration. The Certificate of Residence is obtained from the treasurer of the student's home county. When received, tuition will be lowered to resident rate, if received prior to the start of the semester.
Lab fees and Distance Learning fees are assessed on a course-by-course basis.
Due to the fluctuating nature of insurance premiums, specific programs may require additional payment.
A re-registration fee is added if your bill is not paid by the date and you re-register after cancellation. Students who do not have tuition and fees paid or deferred by the due date will have their registration cancelled.
A registration fee is added to anyone who registers after advance registration.
All international students must have International Student Health Insurance or equivalent. Cost may fluctuate depending on age and current insurance rates.
Veterans Payment Plan - Allows veteran students to pay their college tuition in five equal installments. Contact the College's Veterans Office for further details.