Tuition Rates

SouthernTech Tuition 2021-2022

(Effective 5-9-2019)

Total Hours in ProgramIn-District Tuition (post-secondary)Out-of-District (post-secondary)
# of hours in program$2.50 per hour$5.00 per hour
Total Hours in ProgramOut-of-District (post-secondary)Out-of-District (secondary)Out-of-State (post-secondary)
# of hours in program$5.00 per hour$13,227.00$7.50 per hour

Individual Courses within Full-Time Programs: Student must pay for a minimum of 60 hours plus required supplies, materials and fees.

Dental Hygiene Tuition: As set by the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry (within the SouthernTech OUCOD agreements including tuition, fees, and local fees).

Fees and Supplies (Fees are due on or before the first day of class)
Student Activity Fee - all students$25.00
Practical Nursing Enrollment Fee$25.00

Post-secondary Students Only (note: actual fees are updated annually and can be obtained from the Adult Advisory)
Average books and supplies$300.00
Average books, supplies, fees for LPN$2,605.00
Average books, supplies, fees for Cosmetology$465.00
Average books, supplies, fees for Esthetics$700.00

Payment Options

  • Cash, check, or credit card
  • Verification of Financial Aid (Pell Grant, Scholarships, other aid)
  • Verification and billing confirmation of a sponsoring agency or employer
  • Signed payment plan contract for tuition

Note: Failure of the student or student's sponsor to make payment on time will result in an immediate administrative withdrawal.

Accelerating Independence Scholarship

SouthernTech Accelerating Independence (AI) Scholarship covers 100% of tuition for students with high school diplomas from any of SouthernTech's in-district, public, parochial, or home-schools through the age of 24 for one program. GED transcript students, or high school diploma students from outside of the SouthernTech district, will need to show a history of residing in the district for a minimum of one year. The AI scholarship assists students who do not have funds available to meet tuition cost. Students attending SouthernTech while in high school must have had at least a "C" as their final semester grade while attending SouthernTech and stayed within SouthernTech's attendance policy. Acceptance of the AI Scholoarship will not qualify for other scholarships and awards through SouthernTech. 100% of a students' Federal Pell Grant is applied toward tuition prior to awarding the scholarship.

For more detailed qualifications, see the Statement of Terms & Conditions in the Accelerating Independence Scholarship Application.

Scholarships and Awards

Other scholarships and awards received on behalf of the student by SouthernTech will be applied or disbursed in the following order:

  1. Outstanding tuition, books or fees due SouthernTech
  2. Purchases paid out-of-pocket by the student for testing, certifications, books, uniforms or other expenses directly related to their field of study at SouthernTech.