Calculating Tuition & Fees

Calculating Tuition & Fees

(Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by approval of the Board of Regents.)

The cost per credit hour is determined by the address on file in the student’s permanent record and residency status as defined by the Texas Education Code.

  • Tuition for residents of Texas is $40 per credit hour (minimum tuition of $160).
  • Tuition for non-residents of Texas is $105 per credit hour (minimum tuition of $420).
  • Third repeat course or developmental course work that exceeds 27 hours will be assessed at $60 per credit hour surcharge.
  • Non-residents of Texas who are not located within the state of Texas, enrolled in distance education will be assessed at $100 per credit hour surcharge.

 

Schedule of Tuition Fees

HoursResident of TexasNon-Resident of Texas Out of District FeeBuilding Use FeeStudent Services FeeFee to
Register
General Services FeeIn District TotalOut of District TotalNon-Resident Total
1 $160 $420 $80 $88 $10 $30 $50 $338 $418 $678
2 $160 $420 $80 $88 $10 $30 $50 $338 $418 $678
3 $160 $420 $80 $88 $10 $30 $50 $338 $418 $678
4 $160 $420 $80 $88 $10 $30 $50 $338 $418 $678
5$200 $525 $100 $110 $10 $30 $50 $400 $582 $825
6$240 $630 $120 $132 $10 $30 $50 $462 $664 $972
7$280 $735 $140 $154 $10 $30 $50 $524 $664 $1,119
8 $320 $840 $160 $176 $10 $30 $50 $586 $746 $1,266
9 $360 $945 $180 $198 $15 $30 $50 $653 $833 $1,418
10 $400 $1,050 $200 $220 $15 $30 $50 $715 $915 $1,565
11 $440 $1,155 $220 $242 $15 $30 $50 $777 $997 $1,712
12 $480 $1,260 $240 $264 $15 $30 $50 $839 $1,079 $1,859
13 $520 $1,365 $260 $286 $15 $30 $50 $901 $1,161 $2,006
14 $560 $1,470 $280 $308 $15 $30 $50 $963 $1,243 $2,153
15 $600 $1,575 $300 $330 $15 $30 $50 $1,025 $1,325 $2,300
16 $640 $1,680 $320 $352 $15 $30 $50 $1,087 $1,407 $2,447
17 $680 $1,785 $340 $374 $15 $30 $50 $1,149 $1,489 $2,594
18 $720 $1,890 $360 $396 $15 $30 $50 $1,211 $1,571 $2,741
19 $760 $1,995 $380 $418 $15 $30 $50 $1,273 $1,653 $2,888
20 $800 $2,100 $400 $440 $15 $30 $50 $1,335 $1,735 $3,035

How to Pay

  • Online full payment via Whitecaps Portal
  • In Person – Pay on campus at the Bursar’s Office (2nd floor, Moody Building). Options: Credit Card, Cash, Personal Check, or Money Order. The full amount will be charged and payments by Credit Card / Check will be subject to Galveston College refund policies.
  • A valid Texas driver’s license number and student ID number must be available for check or money order payments.
  • By Third-Party Agent – All sponsors must be approved by Galveston College. Prior to registering, students should contact the sponsor and verify that all required documentation has been submitted. Payment authorizations will not be accepted if submitted after the 12th class day (4th class day for a summer session).
  • The Installment Plan – Students choosing to pay by installment plan must sign a contract that is available through the Whitecaps Portal.
    • You must:
      • Pay one-half of the tuition, course-related fees, and student activity fee by your payment date.
      • Pay the full amount of the $25 non-refundable installment set-up fee and any other applicable fees.
      • Installment payments are due on dates specified in the contract.

Refunds

  • The state of Texas sets the refund policy for Galveston College.
  • Students may expect to receive their refunds within four to six weeks from the 12th class day for the fall and spring semesters or the 4th class day for a summer session.  Amount of check will be less any debt owed to the College.
  • Once classes begin, students who drop classes or are withdrawn by the College must pay a percentage of the tuition and fees.
  • Refunds for checks are processed no sooner than four weeks after the receipt of the check.
  • Refunds for cash/check payments are mailed to the address on file with Admissions and Records.
  • Refunds for credit card payments will appear on your monthly statement.  You are responsible for interest charged to the credit card account while the refund is processed.
  • Galveston College charges a $10 processing fee for any refund checks that are re-issued.

 

GALVESTON COLLEGE

4015 Ave. Q
Galveston, TX 77550

Traveling south on I-45
Take 61st Street exit and turn right at stop light. Travel approximately one mile to Seawall Blvd. Turn left on to Seawall. Proceed down Seawall to 39th Street. (Gaido’s Restaurant is at corner of 39th and Seawall). Turn left on 39th and travel north to Avenue Q. Turn left at 39th and Avenue Q and proceed one block to Main Campus. Main Campus parking is available on Avenue Q, Avenue R and satellite parking at 39th and Avenue Q.

CHARLIE THOMAS FAMILY APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CENTER

7626 Broadway, Galveston, TX 77551

Traveling south on I-45
Take Exit 1B toward 71st St. Merge onto frontage road/Broadway St. and travel approximately five blocks to the first stop sign. At the stop sign, turn left onto 71st St. Take the first left onto frontage road/Broadway St and continue on the frontage road for approximately five blocks to the Applied Technology Center campus.
From GC Main Campus
Travel west on Avenue Q toward 45th St. Turn right at 45th St. and proceed to the stop light on Broadway. Turn left onto Broadway and travel approximately one mile. Continue onto I-45 North to Exit 1C. Take Exit 1C and merge onto the frontage road/Broadway St. The Applied Technology Center will be on the right.