Program Fees:

The tuition and fees for the Basic Peace Officer Course are based on 20 semester credit hours. Students enrolling in the part-time night academy will be required to register twice: 10 hours in the first semester (Fall) and 10 hours in the second semester (Spring). Both semesters must be successfully completed to graduate.  Students enrolling in the full-time day academy will register once for the 20 hours. 

Tuition/Fees In-District (a resident of Wharton County or Needville ISD):  $2235
Tuition/Fees Out of District (a resident not qualifying as an in-district resident):  $3255
(A $300 ammunition fee and a $20 TCOLE examination fee are included in the tuition/fees total)
Estimated Additional Fees:          
Psychological Exam - $200
FAST fingerprint check - $42
Physical Examination/drug screen - $75
Uniforms - $200
Duty Gear - $250
Books/Supplies - $300
*NOTE:  Prices are subject to change without notice
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