Cost Per Credit Hour

Cost by Residency TypeAmount per Credit Hour
Associate Degree Cost per Credit Hour – Florida Resident$109.73
Associate Degree Cost per Credit Hour – Non-Florida Resident$442.54

Annual Cost – Florida Resident Living at Home

ExpenseFor Full-Time Student (12-15 credit hours)For Three-Quarter-Time Student (9-11 credit hours)For Half-Time Student (6-8 credit hours)For Less-Than-Half-Time Student (3 credit hours)
Tuition*$3,292$2,414$1,756$658
Books$2,000$1,500$1,000$500
Housing$4,000$4,000$4,000$0
Personal/Misc.$1,800$1,800$1,800$0
Transportation$1,052$1,052$1,052$1,052
TOTAL$12,144$10,766$9,608$2,210

Annual Cost – Florida Resident Living Away from Home

ExpenseFor Full-Time Student (12-15 credit hours)For Three-Quarter-Time Student (9-11 credit hours)For Half-Time Student (6-8 credit hours)For Less-Than-Half-Time Student (3 credit hours)
Tuition*$3,292$2,414$1,756$658
Books$2,000$1,500$1,000$500
Housing$8,001$8,001$8,001$0
Personal/Misc.$3,600$3,600$3,600$0
Transportation$1,052$1,052$1,052$1,052
TOTAL$17,945$16,567$15,409$2,210

Annual Cost – Non-Florida Resident Living At Home

ExpenseFor Full-Time Student (12-15 credit hours)For Three-Quarter-Time Student (9-11 credit hours)For Half-Time Student (6-8 credit hours)For Less-Than-Half-Time Student (3 credit hours)
Tuition*$13,276$9,736$7,081$2,655
Books$2,000$1,500$1,000$500
Housing$4,000$4,000$4,000$0
Personal/Misc.$1,800$1,800$1,800$0
Transportation$1,052$1,052$1,052$1,052
TOTAL$22,128$18,088$14,933$4,207

Annual Cost – Non-Florida Resident Living Away from Home

ExpenseFor Full-Time Student (12-15 credit hours)For Three-Quarter-Time Student (9-11 credit hours)For Half-Time Student (6-8 credit hours)For Less-Than-Half-Time Student (3 credit hours)
Tuition*$13,276$9,736$7,081$2,655
Books$2,000$1,500$1,000$500
Housing$8,001$8,001$8,001$0
Personal/Misc.$3,600$3,600$3,600$0
Transportation$1,052$1,052$1,052$1,052
TOTAL$27,929$23,889$20,734$4,207

Additional Details

Tuition rate does not include additional fees that may be assessed. Details on course fees is available here.

It is very important to note that the average expenses are estimated based on local cost of living information for use in calculating financial aid eligibility. Individual expenses will vary based on your choice of lifestyle and living arrangements. 

To find out which cost was applied to your record, check your financial aid status via LOIS. If you have questions about residency requirements at LSSC, please visit residency requirements or contact the Admissions Office at (352)-323-3665​.