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Kennebec Valley Community College Tuition & Cost

Fairfield, Maine

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Maine Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Kennebec Valley Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$997
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,377
Other Expenses Budget$5,612
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Kennebec Valley Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$997
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,377
Other Expenses Budget$5,612

Residents of Maine pay an annual total price of $17,206 to attend Kennebec Valley Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,820 for tuition, $1,400 for books and supplies and $997 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $20,026 which is 16.4% higher than Maine residents. The tuition charge is $5,640 while books and supplies are $1,400 and other fees come in at $997.

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

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Kennebec Valley Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,662
$30,001 to $48,000$6,188
$48,001 to $75,000$10,202
$75,001 to $110,000$11,017

The average reported annual net price for Kennebec Valley Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,419 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

83% of full-time undergrad Kennebec Valley 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 $4,620 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 45% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,495.

Finanical Aid Kennebec Valley Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,620 83%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,153 41%
Pell Grants $5,022 57%
Other Federal Grants $356 9%
State and Local Grants $1,289 35%
Federal Student Loans $5,495 45%
Other Student Loans $5,000 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Kennebec Valley Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $15,666. The loan balance of $15,666 is a two year multiple of the $7,833 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 $149 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 $15,666
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $149.47
Total Interest Paid $2,270.51
Sum of All Loan Payments $17,936.51

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Maine Residents Non Residents
1 $17,206 $20,026
2 $17,359 $20,204

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Kennebec Valley Community College to be $34,412 - 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 Kennebec Valley Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Maine Residents $94 $282 $376
Out of State Residents $188 $564 $752

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Kennebec Valley 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=161192 IPEDS survey data for Kennebec Valley Community College.