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Community College of Beaver County Tuition Information

In 2019, tuition for full-time students at Community College of Beaver County was $9,720 a year for in-state students and $14,580 a year for out-of-state students.

On average, college tuition rises about 3%ba year.

If this information makes going to college feel scary, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you all the info you need to know how much you will actually have to pay for college. Many students owe a lot less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket until after graduation.

Tuition for international students at Community College of Beaver County is $14,580 per year.

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

Community College of Beaver County is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $9,720 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For students who are not considered Pennsylvania-residents, out-of-state tuition is $14,580 a year.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as Pennsylvania residents.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state residency can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to confirm your state's eligibility criteria for in-state tuition. 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 additional requirements as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Is Community College of Beaver County's Tuition Different for International Students?

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

International students at Community College of Beaver County usually pay around $14,580 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.

Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may be eligible for private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..

Community College of Beaver County Housing Expenses and Other Costs

In addition to tuition, 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 Community College of Beaver County.

Room and Board Costs at Community College of Beaver County

Community College of Beaver County doesn't provide on-campus housing for students, so there are no charge for dorms, however students should consider other housing costs when comparing the actual cost of various schools

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

Cost of Books at Community College of Beaver County

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 textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Annual Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Full-time undergrads at Community College of Beaver County pay $1,560 in fees each academic year.

Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools offer ways so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.

Transportation costs

The cost of transportation in college can really vary. 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 small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you own a car, or are you planning to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your transportation budget.

Where are a college is located can also have a big effect on 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 a city can be pricey, but cities may offer more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. Community College of Beaver Countyis in a small town setting in Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.

Other College Costs

When creating a budget 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 estimate of what is really costs to go to Community College of Beaver County.

How Much Does Community College of Beaver County Cost?

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $9,720
Out-of-State Tuition $14,580
Yearly Fees $1,560
Total Estimated Costs

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

In 2021, 0 of the 2,779 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

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

Scholarships at Community College of Beaver County

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 Community College of Beaver County

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 Community College of Beaver County 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 Community College of Beaver County seem more manageable.

What will attending Community College of Beaver County 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 Community College of Beaver County's net cost calculator on their website.

Community College of Beaver County 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 Community College of Beaver County Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some colleges 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.

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

Learn More About Community College of Beaver County

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Community College of Beaver County Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$11,280

In State

$16,140

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$9,720
$14,580
Fees
$1,560
$1,560
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Community College of Beaver County Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,779

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$11,280

Out-of-State

$16,140

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Application Deadline

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