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North Central Texas College

Gainesville, TX 2-Year Public
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NCTC Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at North Central Texas College was $2,760 a year for in-state students and $4,944 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, college tuition rises about 3% year.

If these numbers 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 a lot less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Additionally, student loans can make theprice of collegemore manageable until you're done with college.

North Central Texas College: In-state vs. Out-of-State Tuition

North Central Texas College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $2,760 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.

Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public insitutions often offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as Texas 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 criteria for in-state residency. 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 live in.

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Tuition for International Students at North Central Texas College

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

International students are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may qualify for private or NCTC-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities..

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


North Central Texas College Housing Expenses, Fees, and More


Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; 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 NCTC.

House and Food Costs at NCTC

Housing and campus dining at NCTC costs $4,827 a year. This includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the NCTC's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.

Meal-plan costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus

How Much Do Books Cost at NCTC?

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The actual cost of books depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.

Yearly Fees

Most schools also have fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools offer resources for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can get help covering these costs.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at NCTC

The cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget.

Where are a college is located can also have a big effect on transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, transportation in an urban area is often pricey, but there may be more trains, busses and affordable flights to actually get to school. The North Central Texas College campus is located in a suburban setting in Texas, not far from Dallas-Fort Worth.

Other Costs

When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to take into account the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


Financial Breakdown for North Central Texas College


Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of how much students can expect to shell out for NCTC.

How Much Does NCTC Cost?

What will the cost of attending NCTC be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $2,760
Out-of-State Tuition $4,944
Room and Board $4,827
Other expenses $3,538

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.


Financial Aid at North Central Texas College


In 2022, 0 of the 10,327 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

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

Scholarships at North Central Texas College

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

Net Cost of North Central Texas College

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 NCTC 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 NCTC seem more manageable.

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

North Central Texas College Tuition Payment Plans

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.

NCTC Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to make attending more affordable. Some schools 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.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


Learn More About North Central Texas College


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NCTC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$9,418

In State

$11,602

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,760
$4,944
Fees
$2,136
$2,136
Housing
$4,522
$4,522
Books
Unknown
Unknown

NCTC Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,327

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,896

Out-of-State

$7,080

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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