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Durham Technical Community College Tuition & Cost

Durham, North Carolina

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In State North Carolina Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Durham Technical Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$134
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,872
Other Expenses Budget$4,920

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Durham Technical Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$134
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,872
Other Expenses Budget$4,920

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Durham Technical Community College for undergraduate students residing in North Carolina is $1,824. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,300 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $134 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $4,920 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Durham Technical Community College full time should expect a total annual cost of $19,050.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Durham Technical Community College is $6,432 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $1,300 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $134. Students are advised to budget $4,920 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $23,658. This figure is 24.2% higher than what North Carolina residents pay.

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

Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Durham Technical Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,867 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Durham Technical 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 Durham Technical Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$3,260
$30,001 to $48,000$4,299
$48,001 to $75,000$6,687
$75,001 to $110,000$6,468

Financial Aid

88% of full-time undergrad Durham Technical 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 $6,402 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 7% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,661.

Finanical Aid Durham Technical Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,402 88%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $997 66%
Pell Grants $7,670 53%
Other Federal Grants $1,252 23%
State and Local Grants $2,670 20%
Federal Student Loans $4,661 7%
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 Durham Technical Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $8,566. The loan balance of $8,566 is a two year multiple of the $4,283 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 $91 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 $8,566
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $90.81
Total Interest Paid $2,331.66
Sum of All Loan Payments $10,897.66

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price

Year North Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $19,050 $23,658
2 $19,216 $23,864

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Durham Technical Community College to be $38,100 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.9% 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 Durham Technical Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
North Carolina Residents $76 $228 $304
Out of State Residents $268 $804 $1,072

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Durham Technical Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198455 IPEDS survey data for Durham Technical Community College.