In 2021, tuition for full-time Clackamas Community College students was $5,040 a year for in-state students and $12,465 a year for out-of-state students.
Usually, college tuition rises about 3% year.
If these numbers feel scary, remember, the displayed price of tuition doesn't always give you all the info you need to know how much you will actually have to pay for college. Many students find the actual cost of college is way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Additionally, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket more manageable until you've finishing school and found a job.
International students can expect to pay 13,140 per year for tuition at Clackamas Community College.
Clackamas Community College is a public institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $5,040 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For non-Oregon residents, out-of-state tuition is $12,465 a year.
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 status can cut the cost of college tuition. Don't forget to check your state's rules for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on where you live.
Clackamas Community College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at Clackamas Community College usually pay around $13,140 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.
Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or Clackamas Community College-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Clackamas Community College:
•On-campus jobs •Loans from outsideClackamas Community College •Clackamas Community College-specific loans •Athletic Awards •Clackamas Community College-specific scholarships •International Students Tuition Waivers
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.
In addition to tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Clackamas Community College.
Meal-plan costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the materials required. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
Most schools charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
There may be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have ways so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.
The total cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus walkable? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget. At Clackamas Community College, freshman are allowed to park 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 other hand getting around in a city could be pricey, but cities may offer more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Clackamas Community Collegeis in a suburban setting in Oregon, near Portland.
When you're planning for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of how much students can expect to shell out for Clackamas Community College.
What will the cost of attending Clackamas Community College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
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.
In 2022, 0 of the 5,555 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.
|Most Common Loans for Clackamas 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 Clackamas Community College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
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 Clackamas 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 Clackamas Community College seem more manageable.
What will attending Clackamas 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 make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Clackamas Community College's net cost calculator on their website.
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.
Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Clackamas Community College has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - International Students - Employees or Children of Employees
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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