Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Technology Program Costs

These are the costs for an associate degree.

The following information is based on current tuition rates; tuition and student fees are set by the NC Legislature and are subject to change.
Note: All Fees & Books amounts are estimates.

 Tuition and Fees In-State Costs Out-of-State Costs

Financial Aid & Scholarships



Financial aid is available to students who qualify.

Please note that federal Pell Grants are not available for some certificate options, however, MCC Foundation scholarships may be available.

To find out if you qualify, start by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
For step-by-step help with completing your financial aid application, go to MCC's Financial Aid page.



The Montgomery Community College Foundation has scholarships available to students who may not qualify for other types of financial aid. To see all the scholarships available through the MCC Foundation, follow this link. The first step is to complete a FAFSA.


Scholarship opportunity through

Scholarship opportunity through Rees Scholarship Foundation



1st Semester FALL    
     Tuition 1140.00 4020.00
     Fees & Books 612.60 612.60
     Total 1752.60 4632.60
1st Semester SPRING    
     Tuition 1216.00 4288.00
     Fees & Books 422.60 422.60
     Total 1638.60 4710.60
1st Semester SUMMER    
     Tuition 456.00 1608.00
     Fees & Books 330.60 330.60
     Total 786.60 1938.60
2nd Semester FALL    
     Tuition 1064.00 3752.00
     Fees & Books 437.60 437.60
     Total 1501.60 4189.60
2nd Semester SPRING    
     Tuition 1216.00 4288.00
     Fees & Books 447.60 447.60
     Total 1663.60 4735.60
 Graduation Fee 40.00 40.00
Total tuition, fees & books $7,388.00 $20,252.00


Tuition costs listed are based on credit hours required for the Associate in Applied Science degree. Diploma and certificate options require fewer credit hours and a lower tuition cost.

Textbooks may be purchased through MCC’s virtual bookstore. To access the bookstore, go to and click on the bookstore link on our homepage. General school supplies and some specialty items may be purchased in our General Store located in the library in Capel Hall.