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Tunxis Community College Tuition & Cost

Farmington, Connecticut

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Connecticut Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Tunxis Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$572
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,275
Other Expenses Budget$5,404
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Tunxis Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$572
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,275
Other Expenses Budget$5,404

Residents of Connecticut pay an annual total price of $21,435 to attend Tunxis Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,984 for tuition, $1,200 for books and supplies and $572 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $29,403 which is 37.2% higher than Connecticut residents. The tuition charge is $11,952 while books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $572.

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 Tunxis Community College 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 Tunxis Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,028
$30,001 to $48,000$7,159
$48,001 to $75,000$7,067
$75,001 to $110,000$10,105

The average reported annual net price for Tunxis Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,105 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

74% of full-time undergrad Tunxis 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 $5,009 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 10% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,583.

Finanical Aid Tunxis Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,009 74%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $952 51%
Pell Grants $4,518 56%
Other Federal Grants $334 65%
State and Local Grants $2,784 15%
Federal Student Loans $4,583 10%
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 Tunxis Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $12,224. The loan balance of $12,224 is a two year multiple of the $6,112 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 $117 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 $12,224
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $116.63
Total Interest Paid $1,771.65
Sum of All Loan Payments $13,995.65

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Connecticut Residents Non Residents
1 $21,435 $29,403
2 $22,125 $30,349

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Tunxis Community College to be $42,870 - 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 Tunxis 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 Tunxis 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 Tunxis Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Tunxis 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=130606 IPEDS survey data for Tunxis Community College.