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Bishop State Community College

Mobile, AL 2-Year Public
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Bishop State Community College Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Bishop State Community College was $3,690 a year for in-state students and $7,380 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students find the actual cost of college is far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Additionally, student loans can make thecost of college feel more doable until after graduation.

Bishop State Community College: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

Bishop State Community College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $3,690 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Don't forget to check your state's rules for as an in-state resident. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be other criteria too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.

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Tuition for International Students at Bishop State Community College

Tuition at Bishop State Community College is the same for every student.

Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific aid and scholarships.


Bishop State Community College Housing Expenses, Fees, and More


In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Bishop State Community College.

House and Food Costs at Bishop State Community College

Meal-plan costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at Bishop State Community College?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Annual Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have ways for students with demonstrated need to find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Bishop State Community College

The cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Where are a college is located can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, getting around in an urban area is often expensive, but there may be more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Bishop State Community Collegeis in a urban setting in Alabama.

Other Costs

When estimating your budget for college, be sure to take into account the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.


The Full Cost of Attending Bishop State Community College


Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Bishop State Community College.

How Much Does Bishop State Community College Cost?

What will the cost of attending Bishop State Community College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $3,690
Out-of-State Tuition $7,380

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Financial Aid at Bishop State Community College


In 2022, 0 of the 2,176 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for Bishop State Community College Students

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Bishop State Community College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Bishop State Community College

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

Bishop State Community College Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Bishop State Community College students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Bishop State Community College seem more manageable.

What will attending Bishop State Community College really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Bishop State Community College's net cost calculator on their website.

Bishop State Community College Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Does Bishop State Community College Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


Learn More About Bishop State Community College


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Bishop State Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$4,860

In State

$8,850

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,990
$7,980
Fees
$870
$870
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Bishop State Community College Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,176

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,860

Out-of-State

$8,850

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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