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South Florida Community College Tuition & Cost

Avon Park, Florida

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Florida Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for South Florida Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,220
Other Fees$30
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $5,920
Other Expenses Budget$4,239
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for South Florida Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,220
Other Fees$30
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $5,920
Other Expenses Budget$4,239

Residents of Florida pay an annual total price of $14,544 to attend South Florida Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,135 for tuition, $1,220 for books and supplies and $30 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $23,238 which is 59.8% higher than Florida residents. The tuition charge is $11,829 while books and supplies are $1,220 and other fees come in at $30.

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 South Florida 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 South Florida Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$3,400
$30,001 to $48,000$3,641
$48,001 to $75,000$6,345
$75,001 to $110,000$8,406

The average reported annual net price for South Florida Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,228 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

75% of full-time undergrad South Florida 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 $5,591 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 $4,848 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $9,500.

Finanical Aid South Florida Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,591 75%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,132 10%
Pell Grants $5,428 61%
Other Federal Grants $1,075 23%
State and Local Grants $1,695 22%
Federal Student Loans $4,848 4%
Other Student Loans $9,500 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to South Florida Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $10,448. The loan balance of $10,448 is a two year multiple of the $5,224 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 $100 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 $10,448
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $99.69
Total Interest Paid $1,514.25
Sum of All Loan Payments $11,962.25

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Florida Residents Non Residents
1 $14,544 $23,238
2 $15,562 $24,865

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at South Florida Community College to be $29,088 - 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 South Florida Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Florida Residents $105 $315 $420
Out of State Residents $394 $1,182 $1,576

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

South Florida Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=137315 IPEDS survey data for South Florida Community College.