Did you know that NHTI has the lowest per-credit tuition cost per year in N.H.? And, we make it easy to pay with our flexible options and detailed cost breakdowns!

Graphic showing how NHTI has the lowest cost per credit in NH

Tuition Costs

 N.H. ResidentMilitary StudentNERSPOut of State /International
Cost Per Credit$215$215$323$490

General Tuition Estimates

Residency Status# of Registered CreditsTuition
In State15$3,600
Out of State15$7,725

Other mandatory fees will be added to tuition.
Tuition rates are based on per credit hour cost.

Military Student tuition rates
** The New England Regional Student Program (NERSP) enables a resident of a New England state to enroll in a public college or university in the six state region at 50% above in-state tuition for all of NHTI’s degree and certificate programs. All applicants will automatically be reviewed for New England Regional Student Program eligibility upon application. NHTI considers New England Regional status to be a form of financial aid. For further information, contact a high school guidance counselor or the NHTI Admissions Office.

Tuition Waiver Programs

The Community College System of New Hampshire has many programs that can waive tuition for some students. This includes those in the foster system, N.H. Scholars, and the children of fallen soldiers, firefighters, and police officers. We’re here to help you – please explore these options.

Are You a Military Student?

Thank you for your service! NHTI has resources available for you, with full step-by-step instructions on how to apply for your VA benefits.


Below are the fees established for the 2020-2021 academic year. Your tuition and fees are due two weeks before the first class day of each semester. Some programs require uniforms and/or equipment, and all programs require textbooks. Students are responsible for the purchase of these materials.

Please note: All charges are subject to change without notice.

$100 tuition deposit applies to the following programs: Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Nursing (RN and LPN-RN Option), Orthopaedic Technology (Degree & Certificate), Paramedic Emergency Medicine, Radiation Therapy (Degree and Certificate), and Radiologic Technology. This fee is non-refundable and will be credited toward first semester tuition.


$25 per credit hour. Supports Student Center, student activities, and organizations, Wellness Center, Athletics, Health Services, and Campus Safety.


An academic instruction fee for credit courses is charged to all students taking lab, clinical, field experience, or practicum courses. This fee is calculated by subtracting the number of lecture hours from the number of credit hours and multiplying the remainder by $110 for each course. This fee will be added to the normal tuition charge for that course. No academic instruction fee will be charged for co-ops and internships.  


All students taking DGMS 296C, ORTH 150CRADT 159C and RDTH 190C will be charged $150 clinical documentation fee per class.


$500 per semester
All students enrolled in clinical Dental, Diagnostic Medical Imaging, Nursing, Orthopaedic Technology and Paramedic Emergency Medicine courses will be charged a $500/per semester clinical surcharge.The following courses carry this charge: ADED 113CADED 114CADED 191CADED 196CADED 212CADED 221C, ADED 298C, CAT 204CCAT 206CDGMS 291CDGMS 296CDGMS 297CDGMS 298CNURS 115CNURS 116CNURS 117CNURS 178CNURS 215C, ORTH 113C, ORTH 150CORTH 220CPEM 194C, PEM 296C, PEM 297C, RADT 159CRADT 164CRADT 165CRADT 294CRADT 295CRDTH 190CRDTH 195CRDTH 290CRDTH 293CRDTH 295C, RDTH 296C

Course Fee: All students taking INDS 150CINDS 250CMCET 105CMCET 205CMCET 250CMCET 260C MFET 111CMFET 202CMFET 220CMFET 241CRAET 205CRAET 210C and RAET 220C will be charged a $50 course fee for each class.

Personal Professional Liability Insurance is mandatory for all students in health and human service-related programs, which include clinicals. The cost is $25 per year. (Note: Liability insurance may be required for students in other programs who participate in an off-campus practicum or internship

All students taking these courses will be charged fees to cover the costs associated with ATI online practice and proctored assessments and tutorials, detailed individualized remediation plans, and end-of-program testing for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam:


All students enrolled in the Orthopaedic Technology Degree or Orthopaedic Technology Certificate Program will be charged a $750 per semester clinical surcharge. The following courses carry this charge: ORTH 108C, ORTH 109C, and ORTH 208C.


A $125 fee will be assessed for all students taking PLGL 104C  and PLGL 225C. This fee will cover costs associated with ABA dues, Lexis/Nexis, and UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law Library.


A $89 fee will be assessed for all student taking ORTH 150CRADT 159C, and RDTH 195C.  This fee covers the cost of the radiation badge, which is required per state/national law and accreditation to monitor student rations dose. A $25 fee will be assessed to replace lost radiation badge.


A $25 fee will be assessed for all students taking TECP 50CTECP 51CTECP 60CTECP 62CTECP 66CTECP 87C, and TECP 88C to cover the cost of clinical practice.


A $25 theater materials fee will be assessed for all students taking THTR 185C and THTR 250C.


A $75 fee will be assessed for all students taking HSTM 101C. The fee will defer some of the costs associated with student travel experiences. There will be additional costs to students associated with some of the more extensive trips.

A $50 ceramic studio fee will be assessed for all students taking VRTS 135C and VRTS 235C.


A $20 fee will be assessed for all students taking VRTS 130C and VRTS 230C to cover the cost and disposal of chemicals.


A $20 fee will be assessed for all students taking VRTS 133C and VRTS 210C to cover the cost of live modeling.

Residence Costs

Assignment to an NHTI residence hall is open to any student registered for a minimum of nine credits for the academic year; any Allied Health student who has clinicals; any student who only has one-two classes left to graduate (verified by academic advisor); any ESOL student recommended by the ESOL advisor; and any student with learning disabilities and recommended by Accessibility Services.

DoubleHousingMeal PlanActivity FeeTotal
Fall 2021 Semester$3,515$1,725$75$5,315
Spring 2022 Semester$3,515$1,725$75$5,315
Fall 2021 Semester$4,220$1,725$75$6,020
Spring 2022 Semester$4,220$1,725$75$6,020
Super Single
Fall 2021 Semester$4,618$1,725$75$6,418
Spring 2022 Semester$4,618$1,725$75$6,418
12-Month Housing – Annual Rates
Double$8,900 $3,450+$150$12,500
Super Single$11,692 $3,450+$150$15,292

+ 15-meal plan: $1,725 ($1,625 + $100 flex)/semester; 19-meal plan: $1,875 ($1,785 + $100 flex)/semester

If a student does not specify which meal plan they want; they automatically get the 15-meal plan. For meal plan changes student must fill out a Meal Change Form and return it to the Student Affairs Office.

For students who are choosing year-round housing, meal plans are only offered during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Faculty and Staff Course Form

Members of the NHTI faculty and staff and their dependents can take discounted courses. Click here to download the form. Directions for submission are on the form itself.