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Johnston Community College Tuition & Cost

Smithfield, North Carolina

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In State North Carolina Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Johnston Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,537
Other Fees$225
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $3,791
Other Expenses Budget$11,080

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Johnston Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,537
Other Fees$225
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $3,791
Other Expenses Budget$11,080

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Johnston Community College for undergraduate students residing in North Carolina is $2,432. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,537 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $225 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $11,080 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Johnston Community College full time should expect a total annual cost of $19,065.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Johnston Community College is $8,576 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $1,537 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $225. Students are advised to budget $11,080 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $25,209. This figure is 32.2% 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 Johnston Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,735 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 Johnston 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 Johnston Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,869
$30,001 to $48,000$5,239
$48,001 to $75,000$6,274
$75,001 to $110,000$6,841

Financial Aid

67% of full-time undergrad Johnston 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 $5,263 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 0% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $0 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $6,366.

Finanical Aid Johnston Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,263 67%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,325 7%
Pell Grants $5,509 44%
Other Federal Grants $1,001 60%
State and Local Grants $2,150 21%
Federal Student Loans $0 0%
Other Student Loans $6,366 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Johnston Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $16,864. The loan balance of $16,864 is a two year multiple of the $8,432 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 $179 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 $16,864
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $178.79
Total Interest Paid $4,590.38
Sum of All Loan Payments $21,454.38

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price

Year North Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $19,065 $25,209
2 $20,400 $26,974

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Johnston Community College to be $38,130 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 2 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Johnston 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 Johnston 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 Johnston Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Johnston 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=198774 IPEDS survey data for Johnston Community College.