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Housatonic Community College Tuition & Cost

Bridgeport, Connecticut

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Connecticut Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Housatonic Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$502
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,200
Other Expenses Budget$2,200
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Housatonic Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$502
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,200
Other Expenses Budget$2,200

Residents of Connecticut pay an annual total price of $19,086 to attend Housatonic Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,984 for tuition, $1,200 for books and supplies and $502 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $27,054 which is 41.7% higher than Connecticut residents. The tuition charge is $11,952 while books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $502.

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 Housatonic 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 Housatonic Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,781
$30,001 to $48,000$4,940
$48,001 to $75,000$5,627
$75,001 to $110,000$7,225

The average reported annual net price for Housatonic Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,459 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

78% of full-time undergrad Housatonic 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 $5,212 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 4% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,509.

Finanical Aid Housatonic Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,212 78%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $683 55%
Pell Grants $4,925 68%
Other Federal Grants $111 33%
State and Local Grants $2,690 12%
Federal Student Loans $3,509 4%
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 Housatonic Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $5,978. The loan balance of $5,978 is a two year multiple of the $2,989 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 $57 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 $5,978
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $57.04
Total Interest Paid $866.41
Sum of All Loan Payments $6,844.41

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Connecticut Residents Non Residents
1 $19,086 $27,054
2 $19,700 $27,924

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Housatonic Community College to be $38,172 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.2% 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 Housatonic Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Connecticut Residents $166 $498 $664
Out of State Residents $498 $1,494 $1,992

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Housatonic Community 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=129543 IPEDS survey data for Housatonic Community College.