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Community College of Aurora Tuition & Cost

Aurora, Colorado

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Colorado Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Community College of Aurora
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$260
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,439
Other Expenses Budget$6,291
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Community College of Aurora
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,800
Other Fees$260
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,439
Other Expenses Budget$6,291

Residents of Colorado pay an annual total price of $23,470 to attend Community College of Aurora on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,680 for tuition, $1,800 for books and supplies and $260 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $34,892 which is 48.7% higher than Colorado residents. The tuition charge is $15,102 while books and supplies are $1,800 and other fees come in at $260.

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 Community College of Aurora 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 Community College of Aurora
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,327
$30,001 to $48,000$7,207
$48,001 to $75,000$10,111
$75,001 to $110,000$12,758

The average reported annual net price for Community College of Aurora for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,489 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

64% of full-time undergrad Community College of Aurora received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,336 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 20% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,780 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $14,825.

Finanical Aid Community College of Aurora
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,336 64%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $748 3%
Pell Grants $5,108 50%
Other Federal Grants $633 6%
State and Local Grants $4,030 36%
Federal Student Loans $4,780 20%
Other Student Loans $14,825 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Community College of Aurora, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $37,130. The loan balance of $37,130 is a two year multiple of the $18,565 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 $354 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 $37,130
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $354.26
Total Interest Paid $5,381.34
Sum of All Loan Payments $42,511.34

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Colorado Residents Non Residents
1 $23,470 $34,892
2 $24,274 $36,087

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Community College of Aurora to be $46,940 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.4% 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 Community College of Aurora
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Colorado Residents $153 $459 $612
Out of State Residents $629 $1,887 $2,516

Estimated cost for a class at Community College of Aurora 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 Community College of Aurora versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Community College of Aurora 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=126863 IPEDS survey data for Community College of Aurora.