How much does it cost to attend?

In State Alabama Resident Sticker Price
$15,410
In State Costs for J F Drake State Technical College
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,870
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$840
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$2,400
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$19,280
Out of State Costs for J F Drake State Technical College
Fee Cost
Tuition$7,740
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$840
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$2,400

Residents of Alabama pay an annual total price of $15,410 to attend J F Drake State Technical College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,870 for tuition, $2,000 for books and supplies and $840 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $19,280 which is 25.1% higher than Alabama residents. The tuition charge is $7,740 while books and supplies are $2,000 and other fees come in at $840.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend J F Drake State Technical College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$5,834
Net Price by Income J F Drake State Technical College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,420
$30,001 to $48,000$5,934
$48,001 to $75,000$6,403
$75,001 to $110,000n/a
$110,000+n/a

The average reported annual net price for J F Drake State Technical College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,834 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

Finanical Aid J F Drake State Technical College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,566 91%
Pell Grant $5,563 80%
Federal Student Loan $0 0%

The average reported annual net price for J F Drake State Technical College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,834 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to J F Drake State Technical College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $3,842. The loan balance of $3,842 is a two year multiple of the $1,921 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 $40 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 4.529%.

Example Loan $3,842
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $39.87
Total Interest Paid $942.59
Sum of All Loan Payments $4,784.59

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$30,820
Year Alabama Residents Non Residents
1 $15,410 $19,280
2 $16,887 $21,128

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at J F Drake State Technical College to be $30,820 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 9.6% 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 J F Drake State Technical College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Alabama Residents $129 $387 $516
Out of State Residents $258 $774 $1,032

Estimated cost for a class at J F Drake State Technical 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 J F Drake State Technical College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

J F Drake State Technical College 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=101462 IPEDS survey data for J F Drake State Technical College.