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SEARK College Tuition & Cost

Pine Bluff, Arkansas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Arkansas Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Southeast Arkansas College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,320
Other Fees$975
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $5,796
Other Expenses Budget$4,737
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Southeast Arkansas College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,320
Other Fees$975
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $5,796
Other Expenses Budget$4,737

Residents of Arkansas pay an annual total price of $15,708 to attend Southeast Arkansas College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,880 for tuition, $1,320 for books and supplies and $975 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $18,588 which is 18.3% higher than Arkansas residents. The tuition charge is $5,760 while books and supplies are $1,320 and other fees come in at $975.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 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 Southeast Arkansas College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Southeast Arkansas College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,597
$30,001 to $48,000$6,841
$48,001 to $75,000$10,109
$75,001 to $110,000$11,545

The average reported annual net price for Southeast Arkansas College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,275 in 2018/2019. 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

93% of full-time undergrad Southeast Arkansas 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 $5,407 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 18% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,063.

Finanical Aid Southeast Arkansas College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,407 93%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $713 17%
Pell Grants $5,826 82%
Other Federal Grants $250 3%
State and Local Grants $662 12%
Federal Student Loans $3,063 18%
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 Southeast Arkansas College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $15,054. The loan balance of $15,054 is a two year multiple of the $7,527 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 $144 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 $15,054
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $143.63
Total Interest Paid $2,181.81
Sum of All Loan Payments $17,235.81

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Arkansas Residents Non Residents
1 $15,708 $18,588
2 $16,157 $19,119

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Southeast Arkansas College to be $31,416 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.9% 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 Southeast Arkansas College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Arkansas Residents $96 $288 $384
Out of State Residents $192 $576 $768

Estimated cost for a class at Southeast Arkansas 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 Southeast Arkansas College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Southeast Arkansas 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=107637 IPEDS survey data for Southeast Arkansas College.