Sierra College Tuition & Cost

Rocklin, California

How much does it cost to attend?

In State California Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Sierra College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,224
Other Fees$40
Room and Board $7,400
Other Expenses Budget$3,096
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Sierra College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,224
Other Fees$40
Room and Board $7,400
Other Expenses Budget$3,096

Residents of California pay an annual total price of $13,864 to attend Sierra College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,104 for tuition, $7,400 room and board, $2,224 for books and supplies and $40 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $18,928 which is 36.5% higher than California residents. The tuition charge is $6,168 while room and board is $7,400, books and supplies are $2,224 and other fees come in at $40.

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 Sierra College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
Net Price by Income Sierra College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$3,831
$30,001 to $48,000$4,621
$48,001 to $75,000$7,154
$75,001 to $110,000$9,074

The average reported annual net price for Sierra College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,413 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Sierra College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $4,709 54%
Pell Grant $4,616 32%
Federal Student Loan $5,097 3%

The average reported annual net price for Sierra College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,413 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Sierra College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $17,854. The loan balance of $17,854 is a two year multiple of the $8,927 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 $185 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 $17,854
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $185.29
Total Interest Paid $4,380.28
Sum of All Loan Payments $22,234.28

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year California Residents Non Residents
1 $13,864 $18,928
2 $14,834 $20,253

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Sierra College to be $27,728 - 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 Sierra College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
California Residents $46 $138 $184
Out of State Residents $272 $816 $1,088

Estimated cost for a class at Sierra 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 Sierra College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Sierra College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=123341 IPEDS survey data for Sierra College.

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