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Tuition & Fees

2018-19 Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition Rates Residents: $134.20 per credit
  • Out-of-state Residents: $67.10 tuition per credit; total tuition $201.30 per credit
  • Adult Basic Education courses (Wisconsin residents): No tuition, $4.50 materials fee; $7.38/credit activity fee. Out-of-state fees apply.
  • HSED: Classes are free for Wisconsin residents. Non-residents are welcome to attend for a fee of $54 for orientation and $216 for summer classes. Verification of Wisconsin residency may be required to enroll at the resident tuition rate.
  • Student Activity Fee:$7.38 per credit (5.5% of tuition)
  • Parking and Technology Fee: $5.00 per credit

Material Fees

  • Lecture course: $4.50 per class. Other courses have additional material fees.

Other Fees

  • Application Fee: $30.00 nonrefundable
    • If you are already accepted in a Gateway program and want to add an additional program, complete a Program Add Form.
  • Student Accident Insurance Coverage: $6.00 per semester for students taking at least one eligible post-secondary course
  • Student Transcript Fee: $7.00 standard; $20.00 same day
  • *On-line Course Fee $10.00 per credit, minimum $10.00 per course
  • Replacement Diploma: $15.00
  • Miscellaneous Proctoring: $25 per hour


  • Placement Testing - $15.00 Per Testing Session
    • Accuplacer
    • Companion
    • Keyboarding for course placement when required (No fee for Keyboarding)
  • GED - $33.75 per test; $10 for retests
  • GED and HSED Credential Fee: $15.00
  • GED - Civics or Health: $10.00 per test
  • Advanced Standing - Credit for Prior Learning: $15.00
    • Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)
    • ​Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
      • PLA Test $50.00
      • PLA Skills $90.00
      • PLA Portfolio $90.00

*In-state resident fees apply to Internet courses offered by Gateway. There is no out-of-state tuition charge.

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