In 2019, tuition for full-time students at Pitt Community College was $1,212 a year for in-state students and $3,900 a year for out-of-state students.
On average, colleges raise tuition about 3% each year.
If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students find the actual cost of college is way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Additionally, student loans can make thecost of college until after graduation.
Pitt Community College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $1,212 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency..
Choosing a school where you qualify for in-state tuition can save on the overall cost of college. Be sure to confirm your state's requirements for in-state tuition. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be other criteria too, depending on where you live.
Pitt Community College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but should research private or Pitt Community College-specific aid and scholarships. International students who demonstrate financial need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Pitt Community College:
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.
In addition to the cost of 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 Pitt Community College.
Pitt Community College does not offer on-campus housing for students, so there is no cost for housing, however you should take into account other housing costs when looking at the cost of various colleges.
Board costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real 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 books from students who have already taken the course.
The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more. Students who attend Pitt Community College full time pay $148 in fees each academic year.
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 resources so that those with demonstrated need to find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.
The cost of getting around in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school?. Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus walkable? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation.
A school's location can also have a big effect on 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 might be costly, but there may be more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. The Pitt Community College campus is located in a small town setting in North Carolina.
When you're planning for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
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 Pitt Community College.
|2021 Total Tuition and Expenses|
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Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
Pitt Community College’s tuition and fees change based on: Course load for both full and part-time students
In 2021, 0 of the 8,902 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Pitt Community College meets 100% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
|Most Common Loans for Pitt 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 Pitt Community College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
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 2021, a total of $24.2 million was awarded in need-based scholarships. An additional $1.35 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
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 Pitt 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 Pitt Community College seem more manageable.
What will attending Pitt 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 understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Pitt Community College's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
Pitt Community College does not have guaranteed tuition.
A Prepaid Tuition Plan is not available for Pitt Community College students.
Pitt Community College offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Pitt 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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