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Rockland Community College Tuition & Cost

Suffern, New York

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State New York Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Rockland Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$508
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,800
Other Expenses Budget$3,250
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Rockland Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$508
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,800
Other Expenses Budget$3,250

Residents of New York pay an annual total price of $21,018 to attend Rockland Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,110 for tuition, $1,350 for books and supplies and $508 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $26,128 which is 24.3% higher than New York residents. The tuition charge is $10,220 while books and supplies are $1,350 and other fees come in at $508.

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 Rockland 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 Rockland Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$8,212
$30,001 to $48,000$9,197
$48,001 to $75,000$11,904
$75,001 to $110,000$14,139

The average reported annual net price for Rockland Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,054 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

58% of full-time undergrad Rockland 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 $5,674 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 8% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,822.

Finanical Aid Rockland Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,674 58%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,338 3%
Pell Grants $4,833 40%
Other Federal Grants $1,364 10%
State and Local Grants $3,026 32%
Federal Student Loans $4,822 8%
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 Rockland Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $15,058. The loan balance of $15,058 is a two year multiple of the $7,529 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 $144 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 $15,058
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $143.67
Total Interest Paid $2,182.39
Sum of All Loan Payments $17,240.39

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year New York Residents Non Residents
1 $21,018 $26,128
2 $21,811 $27,114

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Rockland Community College to be $42,036 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.8% 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 Rockland Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
New York Residents $214 $642 $856
Out of State Residents $428 $1,284 $1,712

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Rockland 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=195058 IPEDS survey data for Rockland Community College.