In 2022, tuition for full-time Tulsa Community College students was $3,496 a year for in-state students and $10,246 a year for out-of-state students.
Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
If these numbers sound impossible, remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students owe far less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Additionally, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket feel more doable until after graduation.
Tuition for international students at Tulsa Community College is $10,246 per year.
Tulsa Community College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $3,496 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For students who are not considered Oklahoma-residents, out-of-state tuition is $10,246 a year.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as Oklahoma residents.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Don't forget 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 the state you and your parents currently live in.
Tulsa Community College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at Tulsa Community College usually pay around $10,246 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.
International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may qualify for private or school-specific aid and scholarships.
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 Tulsa Community College.
Tulsa Community College does not offer on-campus housing for students, so there are no charge for dorms, however you should take into account the cost of off-campus housing when estimating the cost of various schools Students who live off campus but still want to use the dining facilities can choose to be on a meal plan. The cost of board-only is $10,120.
Board costs may vary depending on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
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 used textbooks and materials.
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.
Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges have ways for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.
The cost of transportation in college can really vary. 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 transportation budget.
Where are a college is located can also have a big effect on your transportation budget. 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. Tulsa Community Collegeis located in a urban setting in Oklahoma.
When you're planning for college, don’t forget to take into account the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better estimate of what is really costs to go to Tulsa Community College.
What will the cost of attending Tulsa Community College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
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.
In 2022, 4,061 of the 14,213 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Tulsa Community College meets 80.2% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $9,039 a year. Around 63.8% of Tulsa Community College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Tulsa Community College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $25,435 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Tulsa Community College-Specific Loans||$3,596|
|Most Common Loans for Tulsa 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 Tulsa 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 2022, Tulsa Community College awarded 3,373 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $21.9 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $3.37 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 Tulsa 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.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Tulsa Community College was $9,039 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Tulsa Community College seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$-6.5|
Note: a negative number can indicate that a refund will be given to use toward other expenses such as housing, fees, and books. In such cases, be sure to reach out to the school directly for any clarification or questions.
What will attending Tulsa 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 Tulsa 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.
Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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