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Tuition & Costs

Estimated Tuition & Costs

Our standard tuition rate is $124 per credit. For detailed program fees and associated costs, please visit the program page you are interested in. Once on that page, there is a costs link in the Course Info box. The list of programs can be found here.

Please note: A $25 application fee is required when an application is submitted. All programs require a $25 acceptance fee and a $125 tuition deposit after acceptance.

All programs have a fall semester start date, however check with Admissions to confirm a spring or summer semester start date.

Tuition and fees are the same for in-state and out-of-state students. (There is no difference in rates). Students should check MyPortal for tuition balances and deadlines.

In addition to the costs listed, each program requires textbooks. Costs range from $160 to over $1000 a year, depending upon the program and option selection. Tool costs also vary, depending on brand selection. Licensure fees and certification testing fees are not necessarily included in the program costs. Lake Area Tech reserves the right to adjust program requirements and costs as needed without notice.

Depending on the program students may be required to purchase additional equipment such as laptops, tools, kits, etc. Additional equipment options are available through the Bookstore.

* Options may vary in credits required.