High School Students - contact your high school counselor
Evening Community Education programs - contact Tom Owens
Tuition and Fees
There are no tuition expenses for Kanawha County high school students but some classes require funds for work shoes or medical uniforms. All instructional supplies, tools and equipment are supplied for high school students attending without charge.
Adult tuition costs are generally set by the Kanawha County Board of Education and are subject to change at the discretion of the Board. At this time, the following fees are in effect:
The average monthly tuition is approximately $150.00. Please consult the individual program's page for the complete breakdown of the cost the program of interest.
Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Programs include Pell grant, 13th year (for high school students who begin a 2 year program in their senior year), JTPA, TRA, Worker's Compensation, Dislocated Workers, Single Parent, Job Corps, Vocational Rehabilitation, and other programs. For additional information on these programs and how to qualify, please consult the Financial Aid Administrator. Those interested in VA benefits should consult the Veteran's Administration to see if they meet VA eligibility requirements.
Additional information on the financial aid programs is detailed in the "General Consumer Information" booklet. Free copies of this booklet are available in the main office or by contacting the Financial Aid coordinator.
*Kanawha County Schools/Ben Franklin Career Center does not participate in the Federal School Loan Program.