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Collin County Community College District

McKinney, TX 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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CCCC Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Collin County Community College District was $3,450 a year for in-state students and $5,550 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.

Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students pay a lot less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make theprice of collegemore manageable until you're done with college.

International students can expect to pay 5,550 per year for tuition at Collin County Community College District.

Does Collin County Community College District Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

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 an insitution where you qualify for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan drastically reduce the overall cost of college. 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 other criteria as well, depending on where you live.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to Collin County Community College District?

CCCC 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.

International students usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may be eligible for private or CCCC-specific aid and scholarships.


Collin County Community College District Room, Board, Fees, and More


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

House and Food Costs at CCCC

Room and board at CCCC is $13,434 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the school dining facilities.

Board costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at CCCC?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Annual Fees

Most schools charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

There may be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges have ways for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.

The Cost of Transportation at CCCC

The total cost of getting around 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 walkable? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your transportation budget. At CCCC, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

The location of a college or university can impact transportation costs. 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 can be pricey, but cities may offer more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. The Collin County Community College District campus is located in a suburban setting in Texas, near Dallas-Fort Worth.

Other Costs

When you're planning for college, don’t forget 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.


Total Tuition and Expenses at Collin County Community College District


Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending CCCC.

Total Cost of CCCC

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

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $3,450
Out-of-State Tuition $5,550
Room and Board $13,434
Other expenses $3,514

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 Collin County Community College District


In 2022, 3,566 of the 33,690 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. CCCC meets 28% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $5,289 a year.

Most Common Loans for CCCC 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 CCCC 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 2022, CCCC awarded 3,260 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $48.7 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $670000 thousand in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Net Cost of Collin County Community College District

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 CCCC 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 CCCC was $5,289 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of CCCC seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
In-State, On-Campus $11,344
Net In-state, Off-campus $3,199
Out-of-State, On-Campus $18,733

What will attending CCCC 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 CCCC'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.

CCCC offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Does CCCC Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. 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.

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


Learn More About Collin County Community College District


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CCCC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$18,408

In State

$20,508

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$3,450
$5,550
Fees
$64
$64
Housing
$13,434
$13,434
Books
$1,460
$1,460

CCCC Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

30%

Average Financial Aid Package

$5,777

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

33,690

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$3,514

Out-of-State

$5,614

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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