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Tuition for 12 Hours

Motlow $1,974.50
MTSU $3,216
Tennessee State $3,036
Tennessee Tech $3,420
UT Chattanooga $3,312

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Paying for College

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Paying for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree. Use our tips, tools, and guidelines to stay up to date on the best ways to achieve your academic goals.

Tuition and Fees

Attending Motlow is an affordable option for most students. Our tuition rates are based on residency and if you need help footing the bill, financial aid is available to most students.


Current students can make a payment or set up a payment plan online via MyMotlow. You can also pay at your campus business office. See the business office for a full list of deadlines and payment options.

Financial Aid

There is a four step process that must be completed each academic year in order to receive financial aid:

  1. Complete Motlow Admissions Application.
  2. Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Use the Motlow College school code (006836).
  3. Check your Motlow Student Email Account for confirmation that Motlow has received your FAFSA.
  4. Complete requirements in MyMotlow.

Financial aid packages may include more than one type of award including grants and scholarships. Motlow does not participate in student loan programs.

Learn more about financial aid types.

Tennessee Promise

The Tennessee Promise provides Tennessee high school graduates the opportunity to go to Motlow tuition-free. You must meet all Motlow and tnAchieves deadlines in order to receive the Tennessee Promise Scholarship.


Our office of Veterans Affairs can walk you through the steps to see which financial aid programs and grants you might qualify for.


There are strict guidelines for receiving disbursements and refunds. Student financial aid accounts may be accessed via MyMotlow.


Each January, eligible students will be issued a 1098-T form in MyMotlow. The 1098-T is a record of the information that Motlow has reported to the IRS on a student's behalf. The 1098-T form is provided as required by the IRS to eligible students in late January to help them determine if they qualify for an American Opportunity Tax Credit or a Lifetime Learning Credit.

1098-T access instructions

College student children and Earned Income Credit

Net Price Calculator

Our Net Price Calculator is a tool that you can use to estimate your "net price" of attending Motlow. Your "net price" is the total of your tuition, fees, books and supplies minus any scholarships and grants you might be eligible for.