Tuition and Fees Policy
Tuition rates at Frank Phillips College are set by the Board of Regents of the College in accordance with the provisions of Texas statutes. Tuition rates are subject to change without notice by the action of the State Legislature or the Board of Regents. Tuition and fees are payable in full before the first day of class unless the student has signed up for the Payment Plan Option (FACTS). A student is not officially registered until full payment of tuition and fees is made. Payment may be made by cash, check, money order, or credit card approved by the Business Office. All students must pay tuition according to their resident classification as follows:
A resident of the Borger Junior College District is a student who resides within the Borger Junior College District and is not classified as a Non-Resident of Texas as explained in this section.
A resident of Ochiltree County is a student who resides within Ochiltree County and is not classified as a Non-Resident of Texas as explained in this section.
A Non-resident (of a Taxing District) is a student that neither resides within the Borger Junior College District or Ochiltree County nor is classified as a Non-resident of Texas.
A Non-resident of Texas is a student younger than 18 years of age who does not live with his or her family and whose family resides in another state or whose family has not resided in Texas for the 12 months preceding the date of registration or a student of 18 years of age or over who resides out of state or who has not been a resident of the state 12 months after his 18th birthday or for 12 months immediately preceding the date of registration.
A student 18 years of age or older may be exempt from being classified as a Non-Resident of Texas if he or she owns property which is subject to ad valorem taxation by either the Borger Junior College District or Ochiltree County. See Tuition & Basic Fee tables on the following pages.
Returned Check Policy
Students must exercise care when paying the college by check. A $25 charge will be assessed for all returned checks. Returned checks that were submitted for payment of tuition and fees must be redeemed in cash by the tenth class day, or the student will be suspended from all courses. All other checks must be redeemed within five days after notice, or the student will not be permitted to attend class until the returned check and “Return Check Charge” are paid.