Early Childhood Education Program Costs

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 and 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 these program-specific scholarships available for students in the Early Childhood program:


Alan Gutschmit Early Childhood Endowed Scholarship

Child Study Club Scholarship

Hilda Lee Endowed Scholarship

M.W. "Bill" Mullinix, Sr. and Nancy Hulin Mullinix Endowed Scholarship


Many other non-program-specific scholarships are also available.


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.




1st Semester FALL    
     Tuition 1140.00 4020.00
     Fees & Books 553.89 553.89
     Total 1693.89 4573.89
1st Semester SPRING    
     Tuition 1140.00 4020.00
     Fees & Books 672.02 672.02
     Total 1812.02 4692.02
1st Semester SUMMER    
     Tuition 912.00 3216.00
     Fees & Books 275.08 275.08
     Total 1187.08 3491.08
2nd Semester FALL    
     Tuition 1140.00 4020.00
     Fees & Books 656.60 656.60
     Total 1796.60 4676.60
2nd Semester SPRING    
     Tuition 1216.00 4288.00
     Fees & Books 486.72 486.72
     Total 1702.72 4774.72
Graduation Fee 40.00
Total tuition, fees & books $8,232.31 $22,248.31


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 www.montgomery.edu 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.