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WCC Tuition & Cost

Wilson, North Carolina

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State North Carolina Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Wilson Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,500
Other Fees$140
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $12,350
Other Expenses Budget$4,060
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Wilson Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,500
Other Fees$140
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $12,350
Other Expenses Budget$4,060

Residents of North Carolina pay an annual total price of $21,552 to attend Wilson Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,502 for tuition, $2,500 for books and supplies and $140 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $27,556 which is 27.9% higher than North Carolina residents. The tuition charge is $8,506 while books and supplies are $2,500 and other fees come in at $140.

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 Wilson 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 Wilson Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,087
$30,001 to $48,000$12,090
$48,001 to $75,000$12,418
$75,001 to $110,000$16,088

The average reported annual net price for Wilson Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $11,791 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

83% of full-time undergrad Wilson 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 $6,102 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 6% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,958 and 3% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $507.

Finanical Aid Wilson Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,102 83%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $860 16%
Pell Grants $5,465 72%
Other Federal Grants $1,931 31%
State and Local Grants $1,912 16%
Federal Student Loans $4,958 6%
Other Student Loans $507 3%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Wilson Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $12,696. The loan balance of $12,696 is a two year multiple of the $6,348 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 $121 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 $12,696
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $121.13
Total Interest Paid $1,840.06
Sum of All Loan Payments $14,536.06

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year North Carolina Residents Non Residents
1 $21,552 $27,556
2 $21,986 $28,111

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Wilson Community College to be $43,104 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 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 Wilson Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
North Carolina Residents $78 $234 $312
Out of State Residents $270 $810 $1,080

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Wilson Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199953 IPEDS survey data for Wilson Community College.