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Georgia Perimeter College Tuition & Cost

Decatur, Georgia

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Georgia Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Georgia Perimeter College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$1,080
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,240
Other Expenses Budget$4,875
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Georgia Perimeter College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$1,080
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,240
Other Expenses Budget$4,875

Residents of Georgia pay an annual total price of $21,475 to attend Georgia Perimeter College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,280 for tuition, $2,000 for books and supplies and $1,080 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $27,827 which is 29.6% higher than Georgia residents. The tuition charge is $8,632 while books and supplies are $2,000 and other fees come in at $1,080.

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 Georgia Perimeter 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 Georgia Perimeter College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,068
$30,001 to $48,000$8,882
$48,001 to $75,000$11,410
$75,001 to $110,000$13,708

The average reported annual net price for Georgia Perimeter College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,707 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

83% of full-time undergrad Georgia Perimeter 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 $5,928 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 33% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,810 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $7,841.

Finanical Aid Georgia Perimeter College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,928 83%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,668 6%
Pell Grants $5,203 64%
Other Federal Grants $895 57%
State and Local Grants $2,264 29%
Federal Student Loans $4,810 33%
Other Student Loans $7,841 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Georgia Perimeter College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $9,638. The loan balance of $9,638 is a two year multiple of the $4,819 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 $92 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 $9,638
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $91.96
Total Interest Paid $1,396.86
Sum of All Loan Payments $11,034.86

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Georgia Residents Non Residents
1 $21,475 $27,827
2 $21,670 $28,080

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Georgia Perimeter College to be $42,950 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.9% 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 Georgia Perimeter College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Georgia Residents $95 $285 $380
Out of State Residents $360 $1,080 $1,440

Estimated cost for a class at Georgia Perimeter 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 Georgia Perimeter College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Georgia Perimeter 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=244437 IPEDS survey data for Georgia Perimeter College.