How much does it cost to attend?

In District Missouri Resident Sticker Price
$21,364
In District Costs for East Central College
Fee Cost
Tuition$2,040
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$552
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $13,348
Other Expenses Budget$3,924
In State Missouri Resident Sticker Price
$22,252
In State Costs for East Central College
Fee Cost
Tuition$2,928
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$552
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $13,348
Other Expenses Budget$3,924

In district Missouri residents should budget an annual total cost of $21,364 to attend East Central College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,040 for tuition, $13,348 off-campus housing, $1,500 for books and supplies and $552 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 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 College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$7,576
Net Price by Income East Central College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,555
$30,001 to $48,000$6,880
$48,001 to $75,000$8,977
$75,001 to $110,000$10,849
$110,000+$10,622

The average reported annual net price for East Central College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,576 in 2017/2018. 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

Finanical Aid East Central College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $3,989 92%
Pell Grant $4,325 49%
Federal Student Loan $4,545 11%

The average reported annual net price for East Central College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,576 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to East Central College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $11,566. The loan balance of $11,566 is a two year multiple of the $5,783 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 $120 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 4.529%.

Example Loan $11,566
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $120.03
Total Interest Paid $2,837.59
Sum of All Loan Payments $14,403.59

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$44,504
Year Missouri Residents Non Residents
1 $22,252 $23,668
2 $23,177 $24,652

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at East Central College to be $44,504 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.2% 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 College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $85 $255 $340
Missouri Residents $122 $366 $488
Out of State Residents $181 $543 $724

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

East Central 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=177250 IPEDS survey data for East Central College.