Public 2 Year

PCCC Tuition & Cost

Paterson, New Jersey

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District New Jersey Resident Sticker Price
In District Costs for Passaic County Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$90
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $13,500
Other Expenses Budget$2,026
In State New Jersey Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Passaic County Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$90
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $13,500
Other Expenses Budget$2,026

The tuition for in-district New Jersey residents (local residents) attending Passaic County Community College is $5,310 per academic year. Students should budget $13,500 for local off-campus housing. Additionally, books and supplies typically cost $1,600 plus the school charges $90 in other fees. In total, students should budget for an annual total cost of $22,526 to attend Passaic County Community College.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Passaic County Community College, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Passaic County Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,732
$30,001 to $48,000$8,478
$48,001 to $75,000$10,477
$75,001 to $110,000$13,041

The average reported annual net price for Passaic County Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,720 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

86% of full-time undergrad Passaic County 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 $6,172 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 5% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,637.

Finanical Aid Passaic County Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,172 86%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $534 68%
Pell Grants $5,244 72%
Other Federal Grants $452 45%
State and Local Grants $2,131 42%
Federal Student Loans $4,637 5%
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 Passaic County Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $14,386. The loan balance of $14,386 is a two year multiple of the $7,193 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 $153 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 4.99%.

Example Loan $14,386
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $152.52
Total Interest Paid $3,915.87
Sum of All Loan Payments $18,301.87

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year New Jersey Residents Non Residents
1 $24,476 $26,516
2 $27,865 $30,187

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Passaic County Community College to be $48,952 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 13.8% 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 Passaic County Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $177 $531 $708
New Jersey Residents $242 $726 $968
Out of State Residents $310 $930 $1,240

Estimated cost for a class at Passaic County 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 Passaic County Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Passaic County Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186034 IPEDS survey data for Passaic County Community College.