Enter the total number of credit hours you are taking and the total amount of money spent on those hours to determine the cost per credit hour.

## Cost Per Credit Hour Formula

The following formula is used to calculate the cost per credit hour.

CPCH = TC / CH

- Where CPCH is the cost per credit hours
- TC is the total cost
- CH is the total credit hours

## Cost Per Credit Hour Definition

A cost per credit hour is defined as the average monetary expense for one hour of credit in a college or school.

## Cost Per Credit Hour Example

How to calculate a cost per credit hour?

**First, determine the total cost.**Determine your total cost you are paying for the semester.

**Next, determine the number of credit hours.**Determine how many credit hours of class your are studying this semester.

**Finally, calculate the cost per credit hour.**Calculate the cost per credit hour using the equation above.

## FAQ

**What is a credit hour?**

A credit hour is a measure of the time that a student should spend in a given class per week, semester, or year.