ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / Cuyamaca College

Cuyamaca College

El Cajon, CA 2-Year Public
Acceptance RateN.A.
Acceptance RateN.A.

Cuyamaca College Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Cuyamaca College was $1,288 a year for in-state students and $9,884 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, college tuition rises about 3% year.

If this makes attending the college of your dreams seem daunting, remember, the advertized cost of tuition doesn't give you enough information to determine the actual cost of attending any given college. Many students find the actual cost of college is far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket feel more doable until you're done with college.

Cuyamaca College: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

Cuyamaca College is a public institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $1,288 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.

Choosing an insitution where you are eligible for in-state tuition can drastically reduce the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Be sure to verify your state's criteria for as an in-state resident. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. The most common requirement is that students must have lived in the state for a full year before starting school. There may be additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

Explore other California colleges

Cuyamaca College International Student Tuition

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

Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or Cuyamaca College-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students who demonstrate financial need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Cuyamaca College:

•On-campus jobs •Loans from outsideCuyamaca College •Cuyamaca College-specific scholarships •International Students Tuition Waivers

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.


Cuyamaca College Living 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 Cuyamaca College.

Room and Board Costs at Cuyamaca College

Cuyamaca College doesn't provide on-campus housing for students, so there are no charge for dorms, however students should consider the cost of off-campus housing when looking at the cost of different colleges.

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

How Much Do Books Cost at Cuyamaca College?

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The actual 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 help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have resources for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.

The Cost of Transportation at Cuyamaca College

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 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 make a big difference in your transportation budget.

The location of a college or university can impact 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 transportation in a city is often pricey, but there may be more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. Cuyamaca Collegeis located in a suburban setting in California, near San Diego.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, don’t forget to take into account the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


The Full Cost of Attending Cuyamaca College


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 Cuyamaca College.

Total Cost of Cuyamaca College

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

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $1,288
Out-of-State Tuition $9,884

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.


Cuyamaca College Financial Aid


In 2022, 0 of the 7,706 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

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

Scholarships at Cuyamaca 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 Cuyamaca 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 Cuyamaca 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 Cuyamaca College seem more manageable.

What will attending Cuyamaca 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 make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Cuyamaca College's net cost calculator on their website.

Cuyamaca 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.

Does Cuyamaca College Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to 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 with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

Cuyamaca College has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - International Students

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


Learn More About Cuyamaca College


Choose one of the options below to find out more about about Cuyamaca College:

Overview

Student Life

Academics

Admissions

See what others are saying about Cuyamaca College in the College Confidential forums

Cuyamaca College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$2,625

In State

$2,625

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
Unknown
Unknown
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
$2,625
$2,625

Cuyamaca 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

7,706

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

Unknown

Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
9331376C-347F-48E1-9EA3-63CB6BA2D682
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
F43DB07C-E631-43A5-9C99-000231808F35
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
ECE68226-946A-49FB-9EBE-25C918B98643
Need Advice or Have a Question About Cuyamaca College?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation