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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$17,943
In District Costs for Community College of Allegheny County
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,540
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,243
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$5,360
In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$21,483
In State Costs for Community College of Allegheny County
Fee Cost
Tuition$7,080
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,243
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$5,360

In district Pennsylvania residents should budget an annual total cost of $17,943 to attend Community College of Allegheny County on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,540 for tuition, $6,300 off-campus housing, $1,500 for books and supplies and $1,243 for other fees.

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 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 2019/2020
$8,707
Net Price by Income Community College of Allegheny County
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,891
$30,001 to $48,000$8,933
$48,001 to $75,000$10,761
$75,001 to $110,000$13,193
$110,000+$13,759

The average reported annual net price for Community College of Allegheny County for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,707 in 2019/2020. 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

58% of full-time undergrad Community College of Allegheny County received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,176 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 18% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,831 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $6,275.

Finanical Aid Community College of Allegheny County
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,176 58%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $0 0%
Pell Grants $4,762 46%
Other Federal Grants $391 15%
State and Local Grants $1,246 21%
Federal Student Loans $4,831 18%
Other Student Loans $6,275 1%

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 $99 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 $10,394
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $99.17
Total Interest Paid $1,506.43
Sum of All Loan Payments $11,900.43

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$42,966
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $21,483 $25,023
2 $22,026 $25,655

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 $42,966 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.5% 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 Community College of Allegheny County
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $118 $354 $472
Pennsylvania Residents $236 $708 $944
Out of State Residents $354 $1,062 $1,416

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

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