Cost and Tuition

For credit classes, the amount of tuition you pay is based on where you live and the number of credit hours you are taking.

Dallas County Residents

Dallas County residents pay $237 per three-hour class — that is $79 per credit hour, or $948 for a full-semester load of 12 credit hours.

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Compare our tuition to other higher education institutions

Dallas College
University of Texas at Arlington$1,401
University of Texas at Dallas$2,729

Note: Cost comparison based on a three-hour class. University tuition figures are estimates provided for comparison purposes only. Tuition and fees at UTA and UTD may vary based on several factors, including your major and whether you choose a guaranteed tuition plan.

Compare the cost of Dallas College with other institutions across the state.


Out-of-County Residents

  • $135 per credit hour for out-of-county residents
  • $200 per credit hour (with a $200 minimum) for out-of-state/out-of-country residents

See the complete Tuition Schedule for Credit Courses.


Tuition for continuing education/workforce training courses varies from course to course.

Check your continuing education class schedule for tuition information about a specific course.​