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Delaware County Community College Tuition & Cost

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$20,730
In District Costs for Delaware County Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,750
Books and Supplies$1,750
Other Fees$2,060
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,500
Other Expenses Budget$6,670
In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price
$24,480
In State Costs for Delaware County Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$7,500
Books and Supplies$1,750
Other Fees$2,060
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,500
Other Expenses Budget$6,670

In district Pennsylvania residents should budget an annual total cost of $20,730 to attend Delaware County Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,750 for tuition, $6,500 off-campus housing, $1,750 for books and supplies and $2,060 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 Delaware County Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$10,472
Net Price by Income Delaware County Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,083
$30,001 to $48,000$10,584
$48,001 to $75,000$13,440
$75,001 to $110,000$15,560
$110,000+$16,166

The average reported annual net price for Delaware County Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $10,472 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

47% of full-time undergrad Delaware County 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 $5,767 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 29% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,973.

Finanical Aid Delaware County Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,767 47%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,909 2%
Pell Grants $4,976 41%
Other Federal Grants $1,411 10%
State and Local Grants $1,728 26%
Federal Student Loans $4,973 29%
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 Delaware County Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $16,188. The loan balance of $16,188 is a two year multiple of the $8,094 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 $154 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 $16,188
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $154.45
Total Interest Paid $2,346.17
Sum of All Loan Payments $18,534.17

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$48,960
Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $24,480 $28,230
2 $25,643 $29,572

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Delaware County Community College to be $48,960 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.8% 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 Delaware County Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $125 $375 $500
Pennsylvania Residents $250 $750 $1,000
Out of State Residents $375 $1,125 $1,500

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Delaware County 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=211927 IPEDS survey data for Delaware County Community College.