Your tuition statements will be sent to you via e-mail ONLY.

At any time your bill can be viewed by at MySWTC. Non-attendance or non-payment does not constitute a cancellation of registration, and students will be responsible for tuition and fees not paid. Tuition and fees are due the first day of the term for students without financial aid.

Semester Term Start Date 1st FA Disbursement Date 2nd FA Disbursement Date Book Vouchers
Summer 2017 June 5, 2017 July 13, 2017 None May 25, 2017
Fall 2017 August 21, 2017 September 28, 2017 October 26, 2017 August 7, 2017
Spring 2018 January 16, 2018 February 22, 2018 March 27, 2018 January 8, 2018

Programs with unique class schedules (classes starting later in the semester) may have disbursements following a different schedule.

Late Fee: A $40 late fee will be applied to a student's account 10 days after the term start date. For students receiving Financial Aid, the late fee will be applied 10 days after Financial Aid Disbursement Day.

2017-2018 Tuition and Fees

Tuition Costs - Wisconsin $132.20 Per Credit
Tuition Costs - Out-of-State Residents $198.30 Per Credit
Activity Fee 6% of current per-credit tuition rate
Program Completion Fee $2.00 per Credit
Material Fees Varies per Class
Online $10.00 per Credit
Note: Estimated cost for each program can be found under the program's Curriculum tab.

Tuition and fees are established according to state statutes and Wisconsin Technical College System guidelines and may change from year to year. Students must pay all required fees according to Southwest Tech policies.

Out-of-State Tuition. Students who are not Wisconsin residents must pay out-of-state tuition. For the 2016-17 academic year, out-of-state tuition is $193.53 per credit. A waiver of out-of-state tuition is available to students who qualify. Students in the Direct Entry Midwife program are NOT eligible to apply for an out-of-state waiver of tuition. For further information about out-of-state tuition or its waiver, please contact Financial Aid.

Activity Fee. 6 percent of tuition, per credit, per semester. The Student Senate determines annually the distribution of these fees which are used to support programs such as student-led organizations, student government, intramural sports, special campus events and services.

Program Completion Fee. All students enrolling in credit classes will be charged a program completion fee of $2.00 per credit.

Materials Fee. The fees vary based on consumable, tangible items used in the instructional process and are set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board.