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Community College of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA 2-Year Public
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Community College of Philadelphia Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Community College of Philadelphia was $7,632 a year for in-state students and $11,448 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.

Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students find the actual cost of college is far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Additionally, student loans can make theprice of collegemore manageable until you're done with college.

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

Community College of Philadelphia is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $7,632 for in-state students who 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.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state status can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to confirm your state's rules for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be other criteria too, depending on where you live.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to Community College of Philadelphia?

Tuition at Community College of Philadelphia is the same for all students.

International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or Community College of Philadelphia-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..


Community College of Philadelphia 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 Community College of Philadelphia.

House and Food Costs at Community College of Philadelphia

Meal-plan costs vary based on on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at Community College of Philadelphia?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. 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.

Annual Fees

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. Most colleges have ways for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.

Transportation costs

The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation 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 public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget.

A school's location 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 an urban area could be pricey, but there may be more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. The Community College of Philadelphia campus is located in a urban setting in Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia.

Other Costs

When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.


The Full Cost of Attending Community College of Philadelphia


Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better estimate of how much students can expect to shell out for Community College of Philadelphia.

How Much Does Community College of Philadelphia Cost?

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

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $7,632
Out-of-State Tuition $11,448
Other expenses $2,600

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.

Community College of Philadelphia’s tuition and fees change based on: •Academic program for both full and part-time students •Course load for both full and part-time students


Community College of Philadelphia Financial Aid


In 2022, 0 of the 29,873 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

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

Scholarships at Community College of Philadelphia

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 Philadelphia

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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia seem more manageable.

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

Community College of Philadelphia Tuition Payment Plans

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

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

Community College of Philadelphia Tuition Waivers

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

Community College of Philadelphia has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees

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


Learn More About Community College of Philadelphia


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Community College of Philadelphia Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$10,848

In State

$14,664

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,632
$11,448
Fees
$816
$816
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
$2,400
$2,400

Community College of Philadelphia 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

29,873

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,448

Out-of-State

$12,264

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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