North Carolina Truck Driver Training School
Tuition and Fees

The NC Truck Driver Training School is approved and governed by the NC Community College System. Tuition is set by the NC Legislature for in-state and out-of-state residents and is subject to change without notice.

The cost of the course is the total of the tuition, which is based on a rate per credit hours, plus other applicable fees applied.

Tuition and fees are due in full by the Wednesday before the first day of class, and can be made by cash,  credit/debit cards, check (Payable to Johnston Community College), or through the online cashier..

Handbooks are purchased separately through the JCC Bookstore on campus.  Payment can be made by cash, credit/debit, check, in person or online.

  NC Resident Out-of-State Resident
Tuition $912.00 $3,216.00
Technology Fee $16.00* $16.00*
Supply Fee $55.00* $55.00*
Handbook $132.28 $132.28
Activity Fee $32.50* $32.50*
CAPS Fee $48.00* $48.00*
Total $1,195.78 $3,499.78
Other Associated Fees
Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug Test $40.00* $40.00
DOT Medical Card ($100 - $150) $150.00* $150.00*
Class A CDL Permit Application $43.25* $43.25*
Class A CDL Permit $21.50* $21.50*
NC Driving Record $10.75* $10.75*
Total Estimated Cost of the TD Program $1,461.28 $3,765.28

*Fees are Non-refundable

Financial Aid

The truck driver training course qualifies for Veterans educational benefits, military tuition assistance and some job training programs. Contact local agencies to determine your eligibility.

For information on using VA benefits, please contact Renee Underwood at (919) 209-2063.

Truck Driver Training does not qualify for federal financial aid or PELL grants.