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Fee Definitions

 
NOTE: Fee amounts are through Summer 2014. Fall 2014 fees have not been approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents. Pellissippi State will post this information as soon as it has been made available.

Tuition

The charge is $139 per credit hour up to 12 hours and $28 more per each additional hour. This fee is charged to all students enrolled in credit, audit or Regents Online courses. It is calculated based on the number of hours for which the student is enrolled.

Registration Fees - Include the following:

Campus Access Fee - This nonrefundable fee is for access to the campus and its facilities. This fee is charged to all students enrolled in courses for credit or audit. This fee is also charged to all faculty and staff.

$5

Student Government Fee - This nonrefundable fee is charged to all students enrolled in courses for credit or audit. This fee was adopted by the Student Government Association to provide funds for a variety of student activities.

$4

International Education Fee - This nonrefundable fee is charged to all students enrolled in courses for credit or audit and supports international education.

$15

Sustainable Campus Fee - This nonrefundable fee is charged to all students enrolled in courses for credit or audit during the fall and spring semesters. This fee was approved by the students to fund green and recycling projects on campus.

$10

Student Recreation Center Fee - This nonrefundable fee is charged to all students enrolled in courses for credit or audit. This fee will be $8 per semester for fewer than 6 hours or $15 per semester for 6 or more hours.

$8/15

Technology Fee - This fee is charged to all students enrolled in courses for credit or audit. The funds are used to maintain and upgrade student lab equipment, library automation and other instructional technology. This fee is $15 per credit hour up to a maximum fee of $113.

Program & Service Fees - Can include any or all of the following:

Bowling Fee - This fee, charged to all students enrolled in a bowling course, covers the charge to Pellissippi State from the bowling facility.

$40

Culinary Arts Fee - The charge is $725 per credit hour. This fee is charged to all students who are enrolled in culinary arts courses.

CIW Testing Fee - This nonrefundable fee is charged to all students enrolled a Certified Internet Webmaster exam course.

$70/80

Deferred Payment Late Fee - This nonrefundable fee is charged to each payment that is received by the college after the due date established by the payment plan.

$25

Deferred Payment Service Charge - This nonrefundable fee is charged to all students electing the payment plan for fee payment.

$20

Golf Fee - This fee, charged to all students enrolled in a golf course, covers the charge to Pellissippi State from the golf facility.

$30

Late Registration Fee - This nonrefundable fee may be charged to any student that enrolls in credit, audit, or Regents Online courses during the entire period of late registration, which is any time after final registration.

$20

Music Fee - The charge is $55 per credit hour. This fee is charged to all students who receive individual instruction.

Nursing Fee - The charge is $25 per credit hour. This fee is charged to all students who are enrolled in nursing courses.

Swimming Fee - This fee, charged to all students enrolled in a swimming course, covers the charge to Pellissippi State from the swimming facility.

$43

Student Medical Insurance - This nonrefundable fee is charged to all international students under F1 status.


Application Fee

$20

This fee must accompany the initial application form submitted to Pellissippi State prior to a student's entrance. This is a one-time fee and is not refundable even though the student does not enter Pellissippi State.

Collection Costs

This fee is added to delinquent accounts that are submitted to an outside agency for collection. The fee is 23-40 percent of the delinquent account amount.

Identification Card Replacement

$10

The first student identification card is issued to all entering students at no charge. There is a replacement charge of $10 for lost or damaged cards. This fee is paid at the Cashier's Office during regular business hours. Present the receipt at one of the ID production sites for issuance of a new ID card.

Library Replacement Fees

This fee is for the replacement cost of library materials lost or deemed lost due to an overdue status. The fee consists of the replacement cost of the books, periodicals or other items, plus a $15 per item processing fee.

Library Repair Fees

This nonrefundable fee is for the actual cost of repair (re-binding) of books and materials. An additional $5 is charged to offset overhead costs to repair the items.

Out-of-State Tuition

The charge is $435 per credit hour up to 12 hours and $87 more per each additional hour. This is an additional fee charged to students classified as nonresidents of Tennessee who are enrolled in credit, audit or Regents Online courses. Out-of-state tuition is calculated based on the number of hours for which the student is enrolled. This fee is in addition to in-state tuition. Students are classified as non-residents by the Admissions office.

Returned Check Fee

$30

This nonrefundable fee is charged to all students who write checks that are later returned to Pellissippi State from a financial institution because payment has been refused.

ROCC Fees

The charge is $139 per credit hour. This fee is charged to all students enrolled in credit, audit, or Regents Online courses. It is calculated based on the number of hours for which the student is enrolled.

ROCC Online Fees

The charge is $56 per credit hour. This fee is charged to all students enrolled in Regents Online courses. It is calculated based on the number of credit hours for Regents courses only.

ROCC Out-of-State Tuition

The charge is $435 per credit hour. This is an additional fee charged to students classified as nonresidents of Tennessee who are enrolled in credit, audit or Regents Online courses. Out-of-state tuition is calculated based on the number of hours for which the student is enrolled. This fee is in addition to in-state tuition. Students are classified as non-residents by the Admissions office.

Telecourse Fines - Audiovisual Equipment

This fine is for the replacement cost of lost audiovisual equipment plus a $5 nonrefundable processing fee.

Telecourse Fines - Materials

This fine is for the replacement cost of telecourse materials plus a $5 nonrefundable processing fee.

Testing Fees
  • ACT Residual Test Fee
$32
  • CLEP Test Fee
$20
  • Correspondence Exams
$25
  • Credit by Exam
$100
  • DANTES Test Fee
$20
  • Tennessee High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma Test Fee
$65
  • Tennessee High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma Retest Fee - charged per section taken
$13
All test fees must be paid before taking the test. Please call the Testing Center at (865) 694-6454 for testing dates or additional information.
Traffic Fines
  • Parking (illegal or improper parking)
$15
  • Failure to Display Hangtag
$15
  • Moving Violation
$15
  • Disabled Parking Violation
$200
  • Late Fee
$5

Students and employees parked illegally, speeding or not properly displaying a Pellissippi State parking permit will receive a parking violation ticket. All fines must be paid within 14 calendar days from date of ticket. A late penalty is added to the cost of the ticket after the 14 calendar days have passed.

For specific information concerning parking regulations.

All fees are subject to change at any time by action of the Tennessee Board of Regents. The college reserves the right to correct errors in student fee assessments and charges which are discovered subsequent to initial billings or fee statements.