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East Central Community College Tuition & Cost

Decatur, Mississippi

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Mississippi Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for East Central Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,480
Other Fees$290
Room and Board $3,830
Other Expenses Budget$3,800
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for East Central Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,480
Other Fees$290
Room and Board $3,830
Other Expenses Budget$3,800

Residents of Mississippi pay an annual total price of $12,060 to attend East Central Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,660 for tuition, $3,830 room and board, $1,480 for books and supplies and $290 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $14,160 which is 17.4% higher than Mississippi residents. The tuition charge is $4,760 while room and board is $3,830, books and supplies are $1,480 and other fees come in at $290.

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 East Central 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 East Central Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,402
$30,001 to $48,000$4,907
$48,001 to $75,000$6,546
$75,001 to $110,000$9,084

The average reported annual net price for East Central Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,551 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

90% of full-time undergrad East Central 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 $5,278 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 18% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,472.

Finanical Aid East Central Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,278 90%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,491 46%
Pell Grants $5,054 67%
Other Federal Grants $514 10%
State and Local Grants $745 25%
Federal Student Loans $3,472 18%
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 East Central Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $10,894. The loan balance of $10,894 is a two year multiple of the $5,447 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 $104 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 $10,894
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $103.94
Total Interest Paid $1,578.89
Sum of All Loan Payments $12,472.89

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Mississippi Residents Non Residents
1 $12,060 $14,160
2 $12,888 $15,133

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at East Central Community College to be $24,120 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.9% 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 East Central Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Mississippi Residents $120 $360 $480
Out of State Residents $190 $570 $760

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

East Central Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
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=175643 IPEDS survey data for East Central Community College.