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CCAC Tuition & Cost

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

How much does it cost to attend?

In District Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$17,631
In District Costs for Community College of Allegheny County
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,390
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,081
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$5,360
In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$21,021
In State Costs for Community College of Allegheny County
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,780
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,081
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$5,360

In district Pennsylvania residents should budget an annual total cost of $17,631 to attend Community College of Allegheny County on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,390 for tuition, $6,300 off-campus housing, $1,500 for books and supplies and $1,081 for other fees.

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 Community College of Allegheny County when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$8,416
Net Price by Income Community College of Allegheny County
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,768
$30,001 to $48,000$8,543
$48,001 to $75,000$10,280
$75,001 to $110,000$12,566
$110,000+$12,909

The average reported annual net price for Community College of Allegheny County for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,416 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Community College of Allegheny County
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $4,543 49%
Pell Grant $4,225 46%
Federal Student Loan $4,820 20%

The average reported annual net price for Community College of Allegheny County for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,416 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Community College of Allegheny County, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $10,394. The loan balance of $10,394 is a two year multiple of the $5,197 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 $108 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 $10,394
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $107.87
Total Interest Paid $2,550.05
Sum of All Loan Payments $12,944.05

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$42,042
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $21,021 $24,411
2 $21,791 $25,306

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Community College of Allegheny County to be $42,042 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.7% 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 Community College of Allegheny County
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $113 $339 $452
Pennsylvania Residents $226 $678 $904
Out of State Residents $339 $1,017 $1,356

Estimated cost for a class at Community College of Allegheny County 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 Community College of Allegheny County versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Community College of Allegheny County Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Community College of Beaver County

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B
Butler County Community College

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Eastern Gateway Community College

Steubenville, Ohio

W
West Virginia Northern Community College

Wheeling, West Virginia

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210605 IPEDS survey data for Community College of Allegheny County.


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