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Colby Community College

Colby, KS 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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Colby Community College Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Colby Community College was $2,595 a year for in-state students and $4,135 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.

Remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you enough information to determine the actual cost of attending any given college. Many students owe much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. And, student loans can make theprice of collegemore manageable until you're done with college.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Colby Community College

Colby Community College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $2,595 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.

Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.

Attending a college where you are eligible for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Don't forget to confirm your state's rules for as an in-state resident. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. 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 additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to Colby Community College?

Colby Community College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may be eligible for private or Colby Community College-specific aid and scholarships.


Colby Community College Housing Expenses, Fees, and More


Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; 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 Colby Community College.

Room and Board Costs at Colby Community College

Room and board at Colby Community College is $7,032 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that allows you to eat in the Colby Community College's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.

Board costs can depend on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Colby Community College?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books 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 also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges offer ways for students with financial need to get help covering these fees.

Transportation costs

The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus walkable? Do you own a car, or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in 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 other hand getting around in a city is usually pricey, but there may be more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Colby Community Collegeis located in a small town setting in Kansas.

Other Costs

When creating a budget for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.


Financial Breakdown for Colby Community College


Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better estimate of how much students can expect to shell out for Colby Community College.

How Much Does Colby Community College Cost?

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

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $2,595
Out-of-State Tuition $4,135
Room and Board $7,032
Other expenses $3,016

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 Colby Community College


In 2022, 0 of the 1,451 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for Colby 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 Colby Community College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Colby 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.

Net Cost of Colby Community College

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 Colby 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 Colby Community College seem more manageable.

What will attending Colby 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 understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Colby Community College's net cost calculator on their website.

Colby 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.

Colby Community College Tuition Waivers

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


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Colby Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$10,273

In State

$11,813

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,539
$4,079
Fees
$1,395
$1,395
Housing
$6,339
$6,339
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Colby 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

1,451

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,934

Out-of-State

$5,474

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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