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Rich Mountain Community College

Tuition and Fees

Except for persons who have been certified for a Pell Grant or for continued financial aid awards, all tuition and fees must be paid (or arrangements must be made for payment) in the Business Office at the time of registration.

Tuition Per Credit Hour


Polk County


Other Arkansas Counties (including LeFlore and McCurtain)


Out-of-State Students


Registered Nurses – Polk County


Registered Nurses - Other Arkansas Counties


Registered Nurses – Out-of-State


Concurrent Students


Lifelong Learning Courses

Fees vary with course offerings


Tuition Based on 15 hour example per semester


            Actual tuition cost will vary as course load varies


Full-time, Polk County


Full-time, Other Arkansas Counties (including LeFlore and McCurtain)


Full-time, Out-of-State Students






Mandatory Fees


Technology Fee*1

$11 per credit hr

Matriculation Fee**1

$3 per credit hr

Program Support/Improvement Fee1

$3 per credit hr

Student Activity Fee1

$3 per credit hr

Building Fee

$5 per credit hr

Security Fee

$5 per credit hr


Other Fees


Facility Use Fee (Scott County)

$5 per credit hr

Facility Use Fee (Montgomery County)

$5 per credit hr

MAC (per credit hour)


PSB (Nursing App.) Testing Fee


NACE (LPN-RN Transitional Program) Testing Fee


Lost ID Fee


Lost Community Library ID each


Transcript Fee, First Copy


Transcript Fee, Additional Copies


International Student Application Fee




Course Fees


"Check it Out" Book/Material Fee2

$22 per credit hour

CST Lab Fee


OFT Lab Fee


Art Classes


60+ PE Fee


HPR Activity Classes (Backpacking, Golf, etc.)

$40 per class

Science Lab Fees:


     Biology, Botany, Chemistry I & II, Physics, Principles of Chemistry, Zoology


     Microbiology & Immunology


     Anatomy & Physiology (BIO 134)


Social Science Activity courses:


     HIS003 and HIS013


Online/Distance Education Fee

$90 per course

Online/Distance Education Fee – Concurrent Students

$50 per course

Hybrid Online Course

$40 per course

Welding Lab Fee

$300 per course

Machine Tool Technology Lab Fee

$150 per course

Culinary Arts Lab Fee

$250 per course

Cosmetology Kit Fee (for new students)


Cosmetology Lab Fee

$24 per credit hour

Proctoring Fee


Developmental Lab Fee (Beginning Algebra, College Literacy, etc.)


English Composition I




*Technology fees provide resources for the College to maintain technology across campus
**Matriculation fees cover application, Asset and COMPASS Diagnostic testing, CAAP, Drop/Add, Late Registration, Transcripts, and Graduation
1Special Credit classes (Workforce and 60+) will not incur this fee.
2Not all courses will have the “Check it Out” Book/Material Fee. See the course schedule for more details.


Rich Mountain Community College • 1100 College Drive
Mena, Arkansas 71953 • (479) 394-7622
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