Costs and Definitions

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Institutional Fees

Application/Enrollment Fee $45.00
Tuition $2.10/hour
Student Fees $0.35/hour
Graduation Fee $18.00
Transcript Fee $3.00

Estimated Costs

The cost to attend Davis Technical College varies by program. Below is an estimated cost to attend Davis Technical College based on a 900-hour program.

  Independent Students
(not living with parents)
Dependent Students
Tuition $1,890.00 $1,890.00
Registration/Assessment $45.00 $45.00
Fees $691.00 $691.00
Off-Campus Living $11,890.00 $5,945.00
Transportation $2,588.00 $2,588.00
Misc/Personal Expense $1,956.00 $1,956.00
Books/Supplies * $357.00 $357.00
Total $19,417.00 $13,472.00
* amounts reflect average costs

Amounts listed for Registration, Off-Campus Living, Transportation, Misc, are constant across all programs. The costs for tuition, fees and Books/Supplies associated for each program can be found on the Davis Tech Programs page.


Academic year

An academic year is the length of time it takes to complete the equivalent of one year of training. The College defines this as 900 hours for all programs.

Enrollment Status

  • Full-time enrollment: 24 to 30 hours per week
  • Three-quarter-time enrollment: 18 to 23 hours per week
  • Half-time enrollment: 12 to 17 hours per week
  • Less-than-half-time enrollment: less than 12 hours per week

Federal Work Study (FWS)

Campus-based funding which is comprised of federal and state/institutional funds. FWS Provides an opportunity for students to offset their educational costs through a part time job. Most positions are available on campus or nearby. Community Service positions are available.

FSEOG (Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant)

Campus-based funding which is comprised of federal and state/institutional funds. Funds are awarded first to students with the greatest need (Pell Grant recipients). Amounts vary based on program length and available funds.

Good Standing

Having met an attendance standard of 67% or higher and a progress standard of 67% or higher.


Financial assistance that does not have to be paid back. It is also known as 'Gift-aid'.

Payment Periods

The Department of Education requires that federal aid be disbursed in increments called payment periods. Payment periods are equal in length and represent the time frame in which students are evaluated for both progress and attendance.

Title IV

A term used to describe programs that are defined in Title IV of the Higher Education Reauthorization Act as amended.

Title IV Refund

Once the school has paid all your direct school costs, any remaining credit balance will be disbursed to you in the form of a check. These remaining funds can be used to pay indirect school costs like transportation or housing.

Utah Promise Grant

State Grant program funded through the State Legislature. Amounts awarded are based on the availability of funds to students with the greatest need first.