Costs and Payment


Picture of a lightbulbCollegeNOW! students from the 12 ½-county WNCC service area are entitled to a 50 percent reduction in tuition and fees. Each college class has a specific number of credit hours set for that class. Tuition and fees are charged by the credit hour.

WNCC’s CollegeNOW! program can represent a considerable savings in tuition over waiting until after high school to take college classes. Visit to review WNCC's current tuition/fee costs. 

Payment is due on or before the first day of class.

Students are not considered registered for any semester or class session until all tuition, fees, and other college debts are paid or payment arrangements have been made.

A student who has an outstanding account balance is not be able to register for classes, obtain a transcript, or graduate.

  1. You may pay at the WNCC Business Office during office hours.
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Thursday)
    8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Friday)
  2. You may sign up for our Nelnet payment plan before class starts. You can use a bank account or credit/debit card to set up the plan. There is a $25 enrollment fee each semester. 
  3. If you are eligible for free or reduced lunch benefits at your high school, you may qualify for the Access College Early (A.C.E.) grant through the state. Your high school counselor can help you apply for this award, which covers your tuition costs. Textbooks may be an additional cost.