Spring 2020 classes have resumed online.
Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information and to learn how to prepare for online classes.

What Will It Cost?

At El Centro College, you get a university-quality education for a quarter of the cost. Get all the details here.

Costs of Attendance
If you’re trying to budget for the upcoming school year, check out the estimated costs of attendance on this page. These figures provide an estimate of what it costs to attend a El Centro College for a traditional nine-month academic year.

Tuition is the dollar amount you pay for your courses. Learn about current tuition rates, the tuition waiver for senior adults and why El Centro College are so affordable.

Tuition Calculators
Need help figuring your tuition? Use our handy tuition calculators for Dallas County residents, out-of-district tuition and out-of-state/international tuition.

Income Tax Credits
As a student of El Centro College, you may be able to reduce your federal income tax thanks to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997.

Third Course Attempt
El Centro College charges a higher tuition rate to students registering three or more times for the same course.