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Waubonsee Tuition & Cost

Sugar Grove, Illinois

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Illinois Resident Sticker Price
$18,800
In District Costs for Waubonsee Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,168
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$192
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,640
Other Expenses Budget$4,200
In State Illinois Resident Sticker Price
$24,711
In State Costs for Waubonsee Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$9,079
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$192
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,640
Other Expenses Budget$4,200

In district Illinois residents should budget an annual total cost of $18,800 to attend Waubonsee Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,168 for tuition, $9,640 off-campus housing, $1,600 for books and supplies and $192 for other fees.

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 Waubonsee Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
$4,059
Net Price by Income Waubonsee Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$2,249
$30,001 to $48,000$3,782
$48,001 to $75,000$7,028
$75,001 to $110,000$9,172
$110,000+$9,229

The average reported annual net price for Waubonsee Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,059 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

54% of full-time undergrad Waubonsee 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 $5,318 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 14% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,439.

Finanical Aid Waubonsee Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,318 54%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,679 11%
Pell Grants $4,825 33%
Other Federal Grants $451 8%
State and Local Grants $1,167 24%
Federal Student Loans $3,439 14%
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 Waubonsee Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $9,748. The loan balance of $9,748 is a two year multiple of the $4,874 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 $93 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 $9,748
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $93.01
Total Interest Paid $1,412.80
Sum of All Loan Payments $11,160.80

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$49,422
Year Illinois Residents Non Residents
1 $24,711 $25,516
2 $26,358 $27,216

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Waubonsee Community College to be $49,422 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.7% 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 Waubonsee Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $132 $396 $528
Illinois Residents $378 $1,134 $1,512
Out of State Residents $412 $1,236 $1,648

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Waubonsee 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=149727 IPEDS survey data for Waubonsee Community College.