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Wichita Area Technical College Tuition & Cost

Wichita, Kansas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Kansas Resident Sticker Price
$21,276
In State Costs for Wichita Area Technical College
Fee Cost
Tuition$4,839
Books and Supplies$1,168
Other Fees$1,937
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,692
Other Expenses Budget$2,640
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$22,243
Out of State Costs for Wichita Area Technical College
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,806
Books and Supplies$1,168
Other Fees$1,937
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,692
Other Expenses Budget$2,640

Residents of Kansas pay an annual total price of $21,276 to attend Wichita Area Technical College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,839 for tuition, $1,168 for books and supplies and $1,937 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $22,243 which is 4.5% higher than Kansas residents. The tuition charge is $5,806 while books and supplies are $1,168 and other fees come in at $1,937.

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 Wichita Area Technical College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$10,867
Net Price by Income Wichita Area Technical College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,963
$30,001 to $48,000$10,877
$48,001 to $75,000$12,920
$75,001 to $110,000$14,886
$110,000+$14,761

The average reported annual net price for Wichita Area Technical College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,867 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

70% of full-time undergrad Wichita Area Technical 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 $4,695 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 47% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,366 and 2% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $11,966.

Finanical Aid Wichita Area Technical College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,695 70%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,660 20%
Pell Grants $5,204 55%
Other Federal Grants $720 6%
State and Local Grants $4,451 1%
Federal Student Loans $5,366 47%
Other Student Loans $11,966 2%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Wichita Area Technical College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $13,548. The loan balance of $13,548 is a two year multiple of the $6,774 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 $129 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 $13,548
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $129.26
Total Interest Paid $1,963.54
Sum of All Loan Payments $15,511.54

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$42,552
Year Kansas Residents Non Residents
1 $21,276 $22,243
2 $22,765 $23,800

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Wichita Area Technical College to be $42,552 - 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 Wichita Area Technical College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Kansas Residents $147 $441 $588
Out of State Residents $177 $531 $708

Estimated cost for a class at Wichita Area Technical 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 Wichita Area Technical College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Wichita Area Technical 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=156107 IPEDS survey data for Wichita Area Technical College.