Tuition & Costs

  • Tuition & Fees

    Estimating the Cost of Your Education


    The following costs are estimates for planning purposes only. All tuition and fees are subject to change at the sole discretion of the college. Noncredit students pay on a per-class basis plus a fixed registration fee. Please see the Schedule of Noncredit Classes for the specifics.

    Semester (or per class) costs for credit students are comprised of two components:


    FALL 2018

       •  County Residents      $107 per credit hour     
       •  Maryland State Residents $202 per credit hour
       • Out of State Residents      $304 per credit hour     

     Click here to view residency policy.  (PDF)



       •  Application Fee $25
       •  Registration Fee $25 per semester
       •  Instructional Service Fee  $48 per credit hour

       Click here to view Tuition and Fees Calculator    (Fall 2018)

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     Payment Deadlines are Strictly Enforced.  

    Tuition for classes is due the day of registration. Payment may be made on campus during regular business hours or online until 10:00 p.m. the day of registration. Students who do not pay for their classes or have approved financial arrangements made by the date their bill is due may be dropped from classes and must register for classes again.

    To use the Deferred Tuition Payment plan (F.A.C.T.S.), please follow the following steps:

    Setup/Manage NBS Payment Plan

    1. Log into your Owl Link 
    2. Select credit student and then under my financial information 
    3. Click on View Account/Make Payment 
    4. Click on Student Finance and select set up/manage NBS (FACTS) payment plan from drop down box.  
    5. Click on the proceed to payment plan button