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Central Arizona College Tuition & Cost

Coolidge, Arizona

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Arizona Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Central Arizona College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $7,300
Other Expenses Budget$2,815
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Central Arizona College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $7,300
Other Expenses Budget$2,815

Residents of Arizona pay an annual total price of $14,295 to attend Central Arizona College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,580 for tuition, $7,300 room and board, $1,600 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $16,875 which is 18% higher than Arizona residents. The tuition charge is $5,160 while room and board is $7,300, books and supplies are $1,600 and other fees come in at $0.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

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

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Central Arizona College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,634
$30,001 to $48,000$5,719
$48,001 to $75,000$7,205
$75,001 to $110,000$9,213

The average reported annual net price for Central Arizona College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,017 in 2019/2020. 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

82% of full-time undergrad Central Arizona 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 $4,945 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 6% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,581.

Finanical Aid Central Arizona College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,945 82%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,371 34%
Pell Grants $4,752 54%
Other Federal Grants $834 6%
State and Local Grants $4,474 3%
Federal Student Loans $4,581 6%
Other Student Loans $15,000 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Central Arizona College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $15,362. The loan balance of $15,362 is a two year multiple of the $7,681 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 $147 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 2.75%.

Example Loan $15,362
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $146.57
Total Interest Paid $2,226.45
Sum of All Loan Payments $17,588.45

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Arizona Residents Non Residents
1 $14,295 $16,875
2 $14,434 $17,040

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Central Arizona College to be $28,590 - 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 Central Arizona College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Arizona Residents $86 $258 $344
Out of State Residents $172 $516 $688

Estimated cost for a class at Central Arizona 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 Central Arizona College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Central Arizona College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=104346 IPEDS survey data for Central Arizona College.