How much does it cost to attend?

In State Ohio Resident Sticker Price
$15,609
In State Costs for Columbus State Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$4,284
Books and Supplies$1,529
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,524
Other Expenses Budget$2,272
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$20,231
Out of State Costs for Columbus State Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$8,906
Books and Supplies$1,529
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,524
Other Expenses Budget$2,272

Residents of Ohio pay an annual total price of $15,609 to attend Columbus State Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,284 for tuition, $1,529 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $20,231 which is 29.6% higher than Ohio residents. The tuition charge is $8,906 while books and supplies are $1,529 and other fees come in at $0.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Columbus State Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$4,740
Net Price by Income Columbus State Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$3,454
$30,001 to $48,000$4,080
$48,001 to $75,000$6,860
$75,001 to $110,000$9,085
$110,000+$8,946

The average reported annual net price for Columbus State Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,740 in 2017/2018. 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

Finanical Aid Columbus State Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,065 59%
Pell Grant $4,866 47%
Federal Student Loan $4,343 39%

The average reported annual net price for Columbus State Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,740 in 2017/2018.

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 $101 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 4.529%.

Example Loan $9,698
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $100.64
Total Interest Paid $2,379.30
Sum of All Loan Payments $12,077.30

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$31,218
Year Ohio Residents Non Residents
1 $15,609 $20,231
2 $16,421 $21,283

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 $31,218 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.2% 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 Columbus State Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Ohio Residents $153 $459 $612
Out of State Residents $318 $954 $1,272

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

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=202222 IPEDS survey data for Columbus State Community College.