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Bishop State Community College Tuition & Cost

Mobile, Alabama

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Alabama Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Bishop State Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$1,170
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,150
Other Expenses Budget$3,000

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Bishop State Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$1,170
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,150
Other Expenses Budget$3,000

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Bishop State Community College for undergraduate students residing in Alabama is $3,690. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $2,000 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $1,170 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $3,000 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Bishop State Community College full time should expect a total annual cost of $16,010.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Bishop State Community College is $7,380 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $2,000 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $1,170. Students are advised to budget $3,000 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $19,700. This figure is 23% higher than what Alabama residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Bishop State Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,868 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Bishop State Community College, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Bishop State Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,120
$30,001 to $48,000$5,289
$48,001 to $75,000$6,290
$75,001 to $110,000n/a

Financial Aid

91% of full-time undergrad Bishop State Community College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,704 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 0% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $0.

Finanical Aid Bishop State Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,704 91%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $4,143 28%
Pell Grants $5,428 74%
Other Federal Grants $968 91%
State and Local Grants $1,033 5%
Federal Student Loans $0 0%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Bishop State Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $6,582. The loan balance of $6,582 is a two year multiple of the $3,291 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 $70 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 4.99%.

Example Loan $6,582
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $69.78
Total Interest Paid $1,791.62
Sum of All Loan Payments $8,373.62

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price

Year Alabama Residents Non Residents
1 $16,010 $19,700
2 $16,174 $19,902

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Bishop State Community College to be $32,020 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Bishop State Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Alabama Residents $123 $369 $492
Out of State Residents $246 $738 $984

Estimated cost for a class at Bishop State Community College 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 Bishop State Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Bishop State Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102030 IPEDS survey data for Bishop State Community College.