Scholarships & Grants
Tuition & Payment
Southeastern offers several flexible payment options including making an online payment, setting up a payment plan, payment by telephone, mail, or in person at the cashier window.
Frequently Asked Questions
As soon as you get the financial aid award letter contact the Accounts Receivable Clerk in the Business Office to put a hold on your payment plan. This should be done by the end of the month to stop the next automatic payment on the 5th of the month.
The tuition due dates are listed in the Spring and Summer, and the Fall class schedule. You may also find it in the Current Students section of the website under Tuition and Payment.
The current tuition rates for Southeastern Illinois College can be found in the Spring and Summer, and the Fall class schedule. You may also find it in the Current Students section of the website under Tuition and Payment, Tuition Rates.
Payment information can be found in the class schedule or on the website front page under view payment options.
View information about 1098-T Statements, including how to opt-in to receive electronic 1098-T statements.
Tuition & Fee Rates
- In-District $106.00 per credit hour.
- Out-of-District $172.00 per credit hour.
- Out-of-State $180.00 per credit hour.
- Out-of-State-Border County In-District Tuition Rate - $106.00
- Out-of-Country $188.00 per credit hour
- Activity Fee $2.00 per credit hour
- Technology/Resource Fee $18.00 per credit hour
- Facility Fee $18.00 per credit hour
- Tuition for Online/Distance Learning courses $106.00 per credit hour plus $25.00 In-District fee or $45.00 Out-of-District fee.
- Course Fees are listed in the Fall and Spring/Summer semester schedules with the other fees mentioned above.
Veteran Tuition Rates
PA 98-0306: Beginning with the 2013-2014 academic year, Southeastern Illinois College will deem any veteran using federal veterans education benefits in-district residents for tuition purposes.
Senior Citizen Tuition Rate
Tuition is waived for an in-district resident age 62 and older. Course and other fees will apply.
Border Counties Discount
Students living in the following Indiana and Kentucky counties will pay a discounted out-of-state tuition rate for classes taken at the main campus or the Carmi campus.
Indiana Counties - Posey, Vanderburgh
Kentucky Counties - Crittenden, Graves, Henderson, Livingston, Marshall, McCracken, Union, Webster
Compare Tuition Rates
|School||Tuition and Fees||Room and Board||Books and Supplies||Total Cost/Year|
|SIC||$3,780.00||Live at Home||$1,157.00||$4,937.00|
|Other Regional CC*||$5,706.00||$6,827.00||$1,157.00||$13,690.00|
|Ivy Tech- Evansville||$6,994.00||$7,104.00||$1,196.00||$15,294.00|
|U of Illinois||$18,868.00||$11,308.00||$1,200.00||$31,376.00|
|U of Evansville||$33,966.00||$11,690.00||$1,200.00||$46,856.00|
*Out-of-district tuition rate.
Source: Cost Calculator mandated by the Federal Government.
SIC will not be held liable for discrepancies in tuition rates as they can be subject to change at any time without prior notice. This is meant to be used as a reference guide.
Easy online enrollment, Monthly payment plan, Flexible payment options, and No interest
Automatic bank payment (ACH), or Credit card/debit card
Payments are processed on the 5th of each month and will continue until the balance is paid in full.
Cost to Participate
$25 enrollment fee per semester
Nonrefundable returned payment fee if a payment is returned.
Enroll in the Payment Plan
After you enroll in classes at SIC sign in to your MySIC account then go to Current Students, Bill and Payment, Student Payments-Setup Automatic Payment Plan. The MySIC link below will take you to your sign in page.
Make a Payment
Students can make online payments to their accounts using MasterCard, Visa, or Discover cards. You may also make payments in person at the tuition payment window located downstairs in E Building next to Financial Aid or over the phone by calling 618.252.5400 (866-338-2742 toll-free) extension 2501. Please have your student ID number available when making payments over the phone. Your credit card information is not saved or written down but entered directly into the terminal while you are on the phone.
Mail Payments To
Tuition Payments, Southeastern Illinois College
3575 College Road
Harrisburg, IL 62946-4925
You will need to sign into your MYSIC account to make the online payment. Go to Current Students, Bill and Payment, My Account Balance and Make Card Payment, My Account Balance and then Make a Payment.
Tuition refunds are normally mailed within two weeks following the credit being posted to the students account. Financial Aid refunds are usually mailed two weeks after being transferred from Financial Aid to the students account.
Bills for early registration will be sent out approximately 3 weeks before the due date at the beginning of the Semester. Students who register after the notice is put on the SIC and the MYSIC websites that the early registration bills have been mailed should request a bill with the class list at the time of registration or go online to your MYSIC account to see the balance due. Payments for community education classes and late starting classes that you register for after the semester begins are due upon registration for the class.
1098-T TUITION STATEMENT
If your qualified tuition and fees are not fully covered by scholarships or grants, you may be receiving a Form 1098-T, Tuition Statement for tax year 2022. You can receive a printed or electronic version of the form. Please consider opting-in to the electronic version of the 1098-T. The electronic version looks exactly like the printed paper version. By opting-in to the electronic version, you don’t have to worry about losing your tax form. The form is easily accessible on MySIC. The deadline for opting-in to the electronic version is January 16, 2023. If you opt-in, your electronic form will be available before the printed forms are mailed on January 31, 2023. So, please follow the instructions for how to opt-in as soon as possible.
For more information about education tax benefits and the American Opportunity Credit or tuition and fees deduction, see IRS Publication 970 and IRS form number 8863 at the IRS website to see what education credits you may qualify for.
Steps to Opt-In to Receive Electronic 1098-T Statements
- 1 Go to www.sic.edu/mysic
- 2 Navigate to Current Students, then Bill and Payment on the left.
- 3 Towards the bottom you will see a 1098-T Statements section.
- 4 Click the green "Consent to electronic statements" button.