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College of the Canyons Tuition & Cost

Santa Clarita, California

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State California Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for College of the Canyons
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$52
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $16,580
Other Expenses Budget$4,642
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for College of the Canyons
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,080
Other Fees$52
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $16,580
Other Expenses Budget$4,642

Residents of California pay an annual total price of $23,458 to attend College of the Canyons on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,104 for tuition, $1,080 for books and supplies and $52 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $30,106 which is 28.3% higher than California residents. The tuition charge is $7,752 while books and supplies are $1,080 and other fees come in at $52.

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 College of the Canyons 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 College of the Canyons
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,300
$30,001 to $48,000$4,747
$48,001 to $75,000$7,307
$75,001 to $110,000$8,168

The average reported annual net price for College of the Canyons for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,032 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

72% of full-time undergrad College of the Canyons received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $4,306 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 1% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,646.

Finanical Aid College of the Canyons
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,306 72%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $195 38%
Pell Grants $4,277 39%
Other Federal Grants $543 14%
State and Local Grants $1,780 71%
Federal Student Loans $4,646 1%
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 College of the Canyons, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $11,552. The loan balance of $11,552 is a two year multiple of the $5,776 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 $110 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 $11,552
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $110.22
Total Interest Paid $1,674.26
Sum of All Loan Payments $13,226.26

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year California Residents Non Residents
1 $23,458 $30,106
2 $25,100 $32,213

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at College of the Canyons to be $46,916 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 2 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at College of the Canyons
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
California Residents $46 $138 $184
Out of State Residents $323 $969 $1,292

Estimated cost for a class at College of the Canyons 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 College of the Canyons versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

College of the Canyons 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=111461 IPEDS survey data for College of the Canyons.