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 FeesIn-State CostsOut-of-State Costs
1st Semester FALL
Fees & Books597.60597.60
1st Semester SPRING
Fees & Books422.60422.60
1st Semester SUMMER
Fees & Books180.60180.60
2nd Semester FALL
Fees & Books417.60417.60
2nd Semester SPRING
Fees & Books487.60487.60
Graduation Fee40.0040.00
Total Tuition, Fees, & Books$7,618.00$21,442.00

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 these program-specific scholarships available for students in the Forestry program:

  • Fidelity Bank Troy Branch Endowed Scholarship
  • Margaret and Herbert C. Green Forestry Endowed Scholarship
  • Hunters Helping Kids
  • Bill and Patsy Maness Family Endowed Scholarship
  • Matt Ellis Scholarship
  • William “Billy” H. Johnson, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
  • Woodrow W. Robinson Scholarship Endowment (an NCCF funded 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.

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.