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CCAC Tuition & Cost Guide


Cost to Attend

In District Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$17,146
In District Costs for Community College of Allegheny County
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,233
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,053
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$5,360
In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$20,380
In State Costs for Community College of Allegheny County
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,467
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$1,053
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$5,360

In district Pennsylvania residents should budget an annual total cost of $17,146 to attend Community College of Allegheny County on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,233 for tuition, $6,300 off-campus housing, $1,200 for books and supplies and $1,053 for other fees.


Net Price

Average Net Price '14/'15
$5,688
Net Price by Income Community College of Allegheny County
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,072
$30,001 to $48,000$5,824
$48,001 to $75,000$8,089
$75,001 to $110,000$9,813
$110,000+$10,048

The average reported annual net price for Community College of Allegheny County for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,688 in 2014/2015.

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Community College of Allegheny County
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $4,412 55%
Pell Grant $4,142 52%
Federal Student Loan $4,146 24%

The average reported annual net price for Community College of Allegheny County for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,688 in 2014/2015.

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Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Community College of Allegheny County, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $10,394. The loan balance of $10,394 is a two year multiple of the $5,197 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $109 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $10,394
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $108.53
Total Interest Paid $2,629.03
Sum of All Loan Payments $13,023.03

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$40,760
Year 1 Year 2
Pennsylvania Residents $20,380 $21,323
Non Residents $23,611 $24,703

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Community College of Allegheny County to be $40,760 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.6% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Cost Credit Hour and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Community College of Allegheny County
Price Per Credit 4 Credit Class 3 Credit Class
In District Residents $108 $324 $432
Pennsylvania Residents $216 $648 $864
Out of State Residents $323 $969 $1,292

Estimated cost for a class at Community College of Allegheny County based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Community College of Allegheny County versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Community College of Allegheny County Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210605 IPEDS survey data for Community College of Allegheny County.