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 at registration, usually three weeks after orientation, and are payable to the College by cash, credit/debit cards or certified check for the EXACT amount.

Handbooks are purchased separately through Barnes & Noble Bookstore on campus. Payment can be made in cash or by voucher made payable to JCC Barnes & Noble.

  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 $90.00 $90.00
Activity Fee $32.50* $32.50*
CAPS Fee $48.00* $48.00
Total $1,153.50 $3,457.50


Other Associated Fees

The following fees are non-refundable and due at the time of enrollment:

  • Lab Fee - $40
    Each student MUST pay this fee for a Drug Screen Test to the School’s designated lab at orientation; lab will accept cash only.
  • DMV Driving Record Retrieval Fee
    You must obtain your DMV record by the orientation date, we need an (Uncertified Complete History) obtainable from DMV in Rocky Mount, NC or online at

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

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

How to Apply

Please print out the application and mail it to:

N.C. Truck Driver Training School
245 College Road, POB 2350
Smithfield, NC 27577