Students should carefully examine the tuition and fees associated with attending college. While analyzing the costs involved, students should keep in mind that many funding sources available to help finance your education.
All colleges have direct and indirect costs. As a student, you are responsible for all direct costs. Whereas, indirect costs are estimates associated with attending Erie Community College and will vary from person-to-person.
* Cost may fluctuate depending on age and current insurance rates.
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:
Tuition and fees are subject to change upon approval of the ECC Board of Trustees.
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.
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
All international students must have
International Student Health Insurance. 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.