In 2022, Butler Community College's tuition was $2,908 a year for in-state students and $4,708 a year for out-of-state students.
On average, college tuition rises about 3% year.
If this makes attending the college of your dreams sound impossible, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you enough information to determine the actual cost of attending any given college. Many students pay a lot less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until you've finishing school and found a job.
International students can expect to pay 4,708 per year for tuition at Butler Community College.
Butler Community College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $2,908 for in-state students who attend full-time.Non-Kansas residents can expect to pay 4,708 per year for tuition.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. These institutions offer reduced tuition for students who are residents of that state.
Choosing an insitution where you qualify for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan drastically reduce the total cost of attending college. Take the time 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 as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.
Butler Community College has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at Butler Community College usually pay around $4,708 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.
Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Butler Community College:
•International Students Tuition Waivers
In addition to the cost of tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when estimating the cost of attendance for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Butler Community College.
Housing and campus dining at Butler Community College is $6,850 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the school dining halls.
Meal-plan costs can depend on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.
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.
Most schools charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
There may be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources so that those with financial need to get help covering these fees.
The total cost of transportation in college depends on a few key factors. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? 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 questions can make a big difference in your transportation budget.
A school's location 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 a city can be pricey, but there may be more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Butler Community Collegeis in a small town setting in Kansas.
When creating a budget for college, be sure to factor in personal expenses, like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.
Now, let’s look at the breakdown of all expenses, to get a better idea of how much students can expect to shell out for Butler Community College.
What will the cost of attending Butler Community College be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$6,850|
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.
The majority of Butler Community College undergrads use financial aid to to cover the cost of tuition. In 2022, 6,820 of the 8,096 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Butler Community College meets 95% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $10,005 a year. Around 47% of Butler Community College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Butler Community College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $24,352 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Butler 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 Butler 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, Butler Community College awarded 6,802 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $500000 thousand to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $480000 thousand 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 Butler 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 Butler Community College was $10,005 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Butler Community College seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$-5,330|
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 Butler 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 Butler 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 employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Butler Community 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.
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