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Columbus State Tuition & Cost

Columbus, Ohio

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In State Ohio Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Columbus State Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,530
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,668
Other Expenses Budget$2,304

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Columbus State Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,530
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,668
Other Expenses Budget$2,304

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Columbus State Community College for undergraduate students residing in Ohio is $5,038. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,530 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $0 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $2,304 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Columbus State Community College full time should expect a total annual cost of $16,540.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Columbus State Community College is $10,304 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $1,530 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $0. Students are advised to budget $2,304 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $21,806. This figure is 31.8% higher than what Ohio 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 Columbus State Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,348 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 Columbus State 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 Columbus State Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,041
$30,001 to $48,000$5,731
$48,001 to $75,000$8,369
$75,001 to $110,000$10,402

Financial Aid

69% of full-time undergrad Columbus State 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 $4,769 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 30% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,485 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $9,811.

Finanical Aid Columbus State Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,769 69%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,662 12%
Pell Grants $4,892 47%
Other Federal Grants $1,382 17%
State and Local Grants $4,125 1%
Federal Student Loans $3,485 30%
Other Student Loans $9,811 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Columbus State Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $9,698. The loan balance of $9,698 is a two year multiple of the $4,849 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 $103 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 $9,698
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $102.81
Total Interest Paid $2,639.79
Sum of All Loan Payments $12,337.79

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price

Year Ohio Residents Non Residents
1 $16,540 $21,806
2 $17,608 $23,215

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Columbus State Community College to be $33,080 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.5% 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 Columbus State Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Ohio Residents $168 $504 $672
Out of State Residents $343 $1,029 $1,372

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Columbus State 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=202222 IPEDS survey data for Columbus State Community College.