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LTCC Tuition & Cost

South Lake Tahoe, California

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State California Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Lake Tahoe Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,971
Other Fees$15
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,529
Other Expenses Budget$5,274
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Lake Tahoe Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,971
Other Fees$15
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,529
Other Expenses Budget$5,274

Residents of California pay an annual total price of $19,998 to attend Lake Tahoe Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,209 for tuition, $1,971 for books and supplies and $15 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $26,901 which is 34.5% higher than California residents. The tuition charge is $8,112 while books and supplies are $1,971 and other fees come in at $15.

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 Lake Tahoe Community 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 Lake Tahoe Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,832
$30,001 to $48,000$7,834
$48,001 to $75,000$6,700
$75,001 to $110,000$12,295

The average reported annual net price for Lake Tahoe Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,401 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

76% of full-time undergrad Lake Tahoe 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 $3,826 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 Lake Tahoe Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $3,826 76%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $750 2%
Pell Grants $4,678 39%
Other Federal Grants $563 12%
State and Local Grants $1,425 70%
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 Lake Tahoe Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $12,668. The loan balance of $12,668 is a two year multiple of the $6,334 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 $121 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 $12,668
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $120.87
Total Interest Paid $1,836.00
Sum of All Loan Payments $14,504.00

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year California Residents Non Residents
1 $19,998 $26,901
2 $21,398 $28,784

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Lake Tahoe Community College to be $39,996 - 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 Lake Tahoe Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
California Residents $31 $93 $124
Out of State Residents $208 $624 $832

Estimated cost for a class at Lake Tahoe 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 Lake Tahoe Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Lake Tahoe Community 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=117195 IPEDS survey data for Lake Tahoe Community College.