In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Danville Area Community College was $7,800 a year for in-state students and $7,800 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 "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you enough information to determine the actual cost of attending any given college. Many students pay much less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. And, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay for college feel more doable until after graduation.
International students can expect to pay 7,800 per year for tuition at Danville Area Community College.
Danville Area Community College is a public, state institution, which means it offers a reduced tuition rate of $7,800 for in-state students who attend full-time.Non-Illinois residents can expect to pay 7,800 per year for tuition.
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 college where you qualify for in-state status can cut the cost of college tuition. Be sure to confirm your state's rules for in-state tuition. 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 additional requirements too, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
DACC has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at Danville Area Community College can expect to pay around $7,800 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.
International students are not eligible for federal financial aid, but should research private or DACC-specific aid and scholarships.
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 DACC.
DACC doesn't provide on-campus housing for students, so there are no charge for dorms, however you should take into account other housing costs when comparing the cost of different schools 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 $3,600.
Meal-plan 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 materials 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 help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
There may be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges offer ways for students with demonstrated need to get help covering these 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 transportation budget. At DACC, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
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 might be expensive, but cities may offer more buses, trains and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Danville Area Community Collegeis located in a small town setting in Illinois.
When you're planning for college, be sure to factor in the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
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 DACC.
What will the cost of attending DACC 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, 370 of the 2,032 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. DACC meets 72% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $7,092 a year.
|Most Common Loans for DACC 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 DACC 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, DACC awarded 315 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $2.9 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $670000 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 DACC 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 DACC was $7,092 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of DACC seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$3,033|
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 DACC 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 DACC'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.
DACC offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.
Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
DACC 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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