Tuition Costs

Tuition Costs For Greater Michigan Construction Academy

Course Fees

Non ABC Member Student: $1,400 per semester/program.
ABC Member Student: $700.00 per semester/program.

Book Fee: Will vary by trade/level (approx. $70 – $265)

Lab Fee: Will vary by trade/level (approx. $50 – $165) 

Payment Policy: 
Tuition and book fees are due before the first day of class each semester.
*Classes are held Monday – Thursday from 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Students attend class one night a week. 

Class availability is subject to enrollment. Students may enroll in more than one craft.

Refund Policy

A student will receive a refund upon notice of withdrawal or once there has been a violation of the attendance policy. Credits (if applicable) will be mailed from the GMCA office. Note: All tuition and fees paid by the applicant shall be refunded if the applicant is rejected by the school (GMCA). Tuition refunds shall be issued 45 days after notification. Tuition/book refunds will be issued for students who withdraw from the program on the following basis:

  • Student drops before the first week of class – will receive a 100% refund
  • No show students – 100% refund at request
  • After the first week and through 50% of the period of financial obligation, tuition charges retained will not exceed a prorated portion of tuition or the period of training that was not complete.
  • Students who drop during the first week of class, tuition charges withheld will be 6 percent (6%) of tuition.
  • After 9 weeks (50%) of the class period financial obligation is completed, the institution may retain the full tuition. GMCA will withhold ten percent (10%) of the unearned tuition for the period of training that was not completed to cover administrative costs. This amount will not exceed $1000 and is applicable only to students after the first week of class and through 50% of the period of financial obligation.
Skilled Trades training has benefited me by opening up opportunities at different companies that wouldn’t even take a second look if I hadn’t had a formal, post-secondary education. It gives me a leg up on anyone who just has a high school diploma.
Adam Emery, Pipefitter & Millwright, Three Rivers Corporation

Primary Communities Served

Auburn
Bay City
Carrollton
Chesaning
Coleman

Edenville
Essexville
Frankenmuth
Freeland

Hemlock
Kawkawlin
Lansing
Linwood

Merrill
Midland
Millington
Oil City

Richville
Saginaw
Saginaw Twp.
Shields

St. Charles
University Center
Vassar
Zilwaukee