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Northwest State Community College Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Northwest State Community College was $4,256 a year for in-state students and $8,368 a year for out-of-state students.

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

If this information makes going to college sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students owe a lot less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket until you've finishing school and found a job.

Tuition for international students at Northwest State Community College is $8,368 per year.

Northwest State Community College: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

Northwest State Community College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $4,256 for in-state students who attend full-time. For students who are not considered Ohio-residents, out-of-state tuition is $8,368 a year.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public insitutions often offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.

Attending a school where you qualify for in-state tuition can save students a lot of money on the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Take the time to check 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 other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Northwest State Community College International Student Tuition

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

International students at Northwest State Community College can expect to pay around $8,368 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.

International students usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or Northwest State Community College-specific aid and scholarships.

Northwest State Community College Living Expenses and Other Costs

Tuition is not the only cost of attending college;room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when budgeting for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Northwest State Community College.

Room and Board Costs at Northwest State Community College

Housing and campus dining at Northwest State Community College is $7,800 a year. This number 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 Northwest State Community College's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls. Students who do not live on-campus but would like to be able to eat in the campus dining can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of a mean plan, or board-only, is $7,800.

Board costs may vary depending on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

Cost of Books at Northwest State Community College

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.

Yearly Fees

The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Full-time undergrads at Northwest State Community College can expect to pay around $1,020 in fees every year they are enrolled.

Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have ways so that those with financial need to find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.

Transportation costs

The total cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. 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 will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation.

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 getting around in an urban area might be pricey, but there may be more buses, trains and affordable flights to actually get to school. The Northwest State Community College campus is in a rural setting in Ohio, not far from Toledo.

Are There Any Other Costs Associated With College?

When creating a budget for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.

Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to Northwest State Community College.

How Much Does Northwest State Community College Cost?

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $4,256
Out-of-State Tuition $8,368
Room and Board $7,800
Yearly Fees $1,020
Other expenses $5,200
Total Estimated Costs

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

Financial Aid at Northwest State Community College

In 2021, 0 of the 3,736 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

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

Scholarships at Northwest State Community 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 Northwest State Community 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 Northwest State Community 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 Northwest State Community College seem more manageable.

What will attending Northwest State Community 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 get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Northwest State Community College's net cost calculator on their website.

Northwest State Community College Tuition Payment Plans

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

Northwest State Community College does not have guaranteed tuition.

A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for Northwest State Community College students.

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

Northwest State Community College Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to make attending more affordable. 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.

Northwest State Community College 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.

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Northwest State Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$15,186

In State

$19,298

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$4,256
$8,368
Fees
$1,020
$1,020
Housing
$7,800
$7,800
Books
$2,110
$2,110

Northwest State Community College 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

3,736

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,276

Out-of-State

$9,388

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