Credit Classes

2022-23 Tuition and Fees

Credits Tuition Fees Total*
1 $117 $35 $152
2 $234 $70 $304
3 $351 $105 $456
4 $468 $140 $608
5 $585 $175 $760
6 $702 $210 $912
7 $819 $245 $1,064
8 $936 $280 $1,216
9 $1,053 $315 $1,368
10 $1,170 $350 $1,520
11 $1,287 $385 $1,672
12 $1,404 $420 $1,824
13 $1,521 $455 $1,976
14 $1,638 $490 $2,128
15 $1,638 $525 $2,163


Service fee - $30 per credit

Service fees are universal fees charged per credit intended to replace fees such as technology and parking fees.

Activities fee - $5 per credit

Universal fees charged per credit to cover activities and events.

Online/Hybrid fee - $20

Online and hybrid classes are delivered through a system called Moodle, and a fee is charged per class to cover administrative costs of the technology. 

Instructional fee/program fee/book fee - varies by course

Some courses include a fee that covers additional instructional costs or materials for that class. These may be charged on a per-course or per-credit basis, and are listed with the specific class to which they apply.

Lab fee - varies by course

Lab fees are charged for classes that have supplies and materials used by students each term for specific classes.

Community Education Classes

Tuition and fees for community education classes and other non-credit courses are listed with the course in the quarterly Class Schedule.

Discounts and Waivers

Discounts for District Residents, age 65+

District residents of Hood River or Wasco Counties 65 years or older are eligible to receive a 50 percent tuition discount on both credit and community education classes on a seat available basis. Check the course description for discount eligibility. Discounts do not apply to full classes or to lab and other class fees. You will be notified if the class is full and the tuition discount will not apply. Request your discount at the time of payment or by calling the Business Office. 

Oregon Senior Option−applies to credit classes only

Senior Oregon residents are eligible for a program called Oregon Senior Option that allows them to audit credit classes that are not full while paying no tuition. Students pay associated fees and book costs. Additional paperwork is required. For more information, contact Student Services.

Ways to pay

Pay online, by phone, by mail, or in person. CGCC accepts Visa, Discover, Mastercard, American Express, checks, and U.S. currency.

Online payments can be made through the student portal (MyCGCC). You must have a student login to pay using this method.

The Business Office and Student Services can take payments over the phone with a credit card. 

Call the Business Office at (541) 506-6057

Call Student Services at (541) 506-6011, option 2

Send checks payable to Columbia Gorge Community College to the following address:

Columbia Gorge Community College
Attention: Business Office
400 East Scenic Drive
The Dalles, OR 97058-3434

Payments can be made in person on The Dalles campus at the Business Office or Student Services.

Business Office - Building 2, Room 2.103 - Cashier Window
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am-4 pm; Friday 8 am-12 pm (noon)

Student Services - Building 3 - Student Services front desk
Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 am-5:30 pm; Friday 9 am-11:30 am

If you are receiving financial aid, your financial award will be automatically applied to your bill. You are responsible for any remaining charges. See the Receiving Financial Aid page for additional information.

Business Office Contact Information