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SCCC Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Sullivan County Community College was $6,258 a year for in-state students and $11,466 a year for out-of-state students. On average, college tuition rises about 3 percent a year.

If these numbers sound high, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't necessarily what you will have to pay to attend a school. Many students pay far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college more manageable.

Tuition for international students at Sullivan County Community College is $11,466 per year.

Does SCCC Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Sullivan County Community College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $6,258 for in-state students who attend full-time. For students who are not considered New York-residents, out-of-state tuition is $11,466 a year.

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

Attending a school where you qualify for in-state tuition can save significant money on the overall cost of college. 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.

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SCCC International Student Tuition

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

International students at Sullivan County Community College can expect to pay around $11,466 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.

International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but may be eligible for school-specific aid and scholarships. International students with need may be eligible for the following types of financial support:

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SCCC-specific scholarships

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

SCCC Living 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.

Room and Board at SCCC

Room and board at SCCC is $11,430 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat in the school dining facilities. Students who live off campus but still want to use the dining facility can pay for a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $7,430.

Board costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the meal plan you choose.

Cost of Books at SCCC

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. At SCCC, you can expect to pay about $1,450 a year for books and supplies. This does not count the initial cost of a computer or other technology. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and the materials required.

Yearly Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs. Full-time undergrads at SCCC pay $1,000 in fees each academic year.

There may also be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team, may mean additional fees.

Transportation costs

The total cost of transportation in college can really vary. It depends on if you drive or fly to get to school, own a car, or if you prefer to walk or take public transportation to get around campus.

A school's location can impact transportation costs. The Sullivan County Community College campus is in a rural setting in New York. First-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

For SCCC students, $1,020 is good ballpark for transportation costs for on-campus students. $4,000 is a good estimate for transportation costs for students who live off campus.

Other College Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.

Let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, which can add up for both on-campus and off-campus students.

How much does SCCC cost?

2021 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $6,258
Out-of-State Tuition $11,466
Room and Board $11,430
Board Only $4,000
Books and Supplies $1,450
Yearly Fees $1,000
Transportation $1,020
Other expenses $1,000
Total Estimated Costs

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

Sullivan County Community College Financial Aid

The majority of Sullivan County Community College undergrads use financial aid to finance their education. In 2021, 628 of the 1,701 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. SCCC meets 100 percent of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $4,494 a year.

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

Scholarships at SCCC

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, SCCC awarded 544 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $4,808,804 to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $425,073 in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Sullivan County Community College Net Cost

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 SCCC 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.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at SCCC was $4,494 in 2021. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of SCCC seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
In-State, On-Campus $12,150
Net In-state, Off-campus $9,214
Out-of-State, On-Campus $21,852

What will attending SCCC 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 SCCC's net cost calculator on their website.

SCCC Tuition Payment Plans

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

SCCC does not have guaranteed tuition.

The school offers a Prepaid Tuition Plan, which is a type of college savings plan that enables people to purchase future credits for their children at today's rate. It is best for people who are sure they or their child will attend a public school in their state.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Does Sullivan County Community College offer tuition waivers?

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups to cover some or all of the cost of tuition. Some schools offer them for employees and their family, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition 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.

SCCC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$20,138

In State

$25,346

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$6,258
$11,466
Fees
$1,000
$1,000
Housing
$11,430
$11,430
Books
$1,450
$1,450

SCCC Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

72%

Average Financial Aid Package

$4,327

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,701

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,258

Out-of-State

$12,466

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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