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Collin County Community College District

McKinney, TX 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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CCCC Tuition Information

In 2022, CCCC's tuition was $3,450 a year for in-state students and $5,550 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.

If these numbers sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students find the actual cost of college is a lot less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college more manageable until after graduation.

Tuition for international students at Collin County Community College District is $5,550 per year.

Collin County Community College District meets 27% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student at Collin County Community College District is around $6,009 a year.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Collin County Community College District

Collin County Community College District is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $3,450 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For students who are not considered Texas-residents, out-of-state tuition is $5,550 a year.

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.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state status can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to verify your state's rules for in-state residency. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Is Collin County Community College District's Tuition Different for International Students?

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

International students at Collin County Community College District usually pay around $5,550 per year, before any scholarships or 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 Collin County Community College District-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.


Collin County Community College District Living Expenses, Fees, and More


Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Collin County Community College District.

House and Food Costs at Collin County Community College District

Housing and campus dining at Collin County Community College District costs $15,210 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the school dining halls. Students who live off campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can opt-in for a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $11,160.

Meal-plan costs vary based on on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

How Much Do Books Cost at Collin County Community College District?

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 used textbooks and materials.

Annual Fees

The majority of colleges also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have ways for students with demonstrated need to get help covering these costs.

The Cost of Transportation at Collin County Community College District

The 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 easy to get around on foot? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget. At Collin County Community College District, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

The location of a college or university can also have a big effect on the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. 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 costly, but there may be more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. Collin County Community College Districtis located in a suburb in Texas, not far from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Other Costs

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


Financial Breakdown for Collin County Community College District


Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to Collin County Community College District.

Total Cost of Collin County Community College District

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

2023 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $3,450
Out-of-State Tuition $5,550
Room and Board $15,210
Board Only $4,050
Other expenses $3,820

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.


Collin County Community College District Financial Aid


In 2023, 3,589 of the 35,085 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Collin County Community College District meets 27% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $6,009 a year.

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 Collin County Community College District financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Collin County Community College District

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

In 2023, Collin County Community College District awarded 3,267 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $25.5 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $990,000 in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Collin County Community College District 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 Collin County Community College District 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.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Collin County Community College District was $6,009 in 2023. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Collin County Community College District seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
In-State, On-Campus $10,522
Net In-state, Off-campus $5,371
Out-of-State, On-Campus $18,631

What will attending Collin County Community College District 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 Collin County Community College District's net cost calculator on their website.

Collin County Community College District Tuition Payment Plans

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

Collin County Community College District does not have guaranteed tuition.

Collin County Community College District offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

CCCC 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, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

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

Collin County Community College District's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and supporting students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Collin County Community College District's endowment was $14.4 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $6,300 for each full-time student enrolled.


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CCCC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$18,720

In State

$20,820

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,450
$5,550
Fees
$60
$60
Housing
$15,210
$15,210
Books
Unknown
Unknown

CCCC Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

30%

Average Financial Aid Package

$5,914

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

35,085

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,510

Out-of-State

$5,610

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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