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Pearl River Community College Tuition & Cost

Poplarville, Mississippi

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Mississippi Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Pearl River Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$250
Room and Board $4,900
Other Expenses Budget$1,920
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Pearl River Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$250
Room and Board $4,900
Other Expenses Budget$1,920

Residents of Mississippi pay an annual total price of $11,620 to attend Pearl River Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,250 for tuition, $4,900 room and board, $1,300 for books and supplies and $250 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $12,620 which is 8.6% higher than Mississippi residents. The tuition charge is $4,250 while room and board is $4,900, books and supplies are $1,300 and other fees come in at $250.

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 Pearl River Community 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 Pearl River Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$3,073
$30,001 to $48,000$3,036
$48,001 to $75,000$5,001
$75,001 to $110,000$7,273

The average reported annual net price for Pearl River Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,047 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

95% of full-time undergrad Pearl River 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 $6,570 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 25% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,319.

Finanical Aid Pearl River Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,570 95%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,833 68%
Pell Grants $5,967 67%
Other Federal Grants $407 9%
State and Local Grants $927 27%
Federal Student Loans $4,319 25%
Other Student Loans $13,970 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Pearl River Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $3,068. The loan balance of $3,068 is a two year multiple of the $1,534 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 $29 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 $3,068
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $29.27
Total Interest Paid $444.65
Sum of All Loan Payments $3,512.65

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Mississippi Residents Non Residents
1 $11,620 $12,620
2 $12,146 $13,191

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Pearl River Community College to be $23,240 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.5% 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 Pearl River Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Mississippi Residents $140 $420 $560
Out of State Residents $240 $720 $960

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Pearl River Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176239 IPEDS survey data for Pearl River Community College.