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Community College of Philadelphia Tuition & Cost

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$25,948
In District Costs for Community College of Philadelphia
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,816
Books and Supplies$2,400
Other Fees$1,632
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,800
Other Expenses Budget$7,300
In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$29,764
In State Costs for Community College of Philadelphia
Fee Cost
Tuition$7,632
Books and Supplies$2,400
Other Fees$1,632
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,800
Other Expenses Budget$7,300

In district Pennsylvania residents should budget an annual total cost of $25,948 to attend Community College of Philadelphia on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,816 for tuition, $10,800 off-campus housing, $2,400 for books and supplies and $1,632 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 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 Philadelphia when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$6,106
Net Price by Income Community College of Philadelphia
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,090
$30,001 to $48,000$7,111
$48,001 to $75,000$10,195
$75,001 to $110,000$12,221
$110,000+$12,446

The average reported annual net price for Community College of Philadelphia for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,106 in 2018/2019. 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

73% of full-time undergrad Community College of Philadelphia received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $6,238 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 33% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,775.

Finanical Aid Community College of Philadelphia
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,238 73%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $840 8%
Pell Grants $5,799 70%
Other Federal Grants $724 14%
State and Local Grants $1,185 27%
Federal Student Loans $3,775 33%
Other Student Loans $0 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Community College of Philadelphia, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $10,330. The loan balance of $10,330 is a two year multiple of the $5,165 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 $10,330
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $98.56
Total Interest Paid $1,497.15
Sum of All Loan Payments $11,827.15

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$59,528
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $29,764 $33,580
2 $31,847 $35,931

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Community College of Philadelphia to be $59,528 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 2 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Community College of Philadelphia
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $159 $477 $636
Pennsylvania Residents $318 $954 $1,272
Out of State Residents $477 $1,431 $1,908

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Community College of Philadelphia 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=215239 IPEDS survey data for Community College of Philadelphia.