How much does it cost to attend Meridian?

If you are a high school student and live in the Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry and Stillwater school districts there is no cost to attend Meridian. That’s right, coming to Tech is free!

Didn’t attend Meridian while you were in high school but wish that you would have? It’s not too late to take advantage of Meridian’s affordable career training! Scholarships are available to qualified applicants if you enroll within two years of graduating from a district high school.

For adults living in the Meridian district, tuition is $3 per hour for most programs. See below for tuition rates in select full-time adult-only programs. Tuition payments are typically made in 2 to 8 installments. The number of installments is determined by whether the student attends full time or part time and the number of hours of their program. Students who complete early are still responsible for full payment of tuition.

Out-of-District High School Student Tuition Rates

The State Board of CareerTech regulates tuition for out-of-district high school students. Rules indicate that “Technology center districts shall charge a tuition to any secondary student who does not reside in a technology center district. The fee for tuition shall be not less than twice the amount of the local cost of providing the program for the student.”

Reciprocity agreement guidelines apply to out-of-district secondary students who reside in another technology center district. Please call 405.377.3333 for more information.

Out-of-District Adult Student Tuition Rates

Out-of-district adult students are required to pay double tuition to attend Meridian Technology Center.

Full-Time Adult Program Tuition Rates

Tuition for Meridian’s adult only programs of Health Informatics, Practical Nursing, Radiologic Technology and Evening Cosmetology are outlined below.


Health Informatics

Health Informatics – Medical Coding Specialist

plus books

(Starting Aug 1, 2022)

plus books

(Starting Aug 1, 2022)

Practical Nursing



Radiologic Technology

(Includes both years of the 2-year program)


(Starting July 1, 2023)


(Starting July 1, 2023)

Evening Cosmetology

Basic Cosmetology



Instructor (500 hours)



Instructor (1,000 hours)