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Westmoreland County Community College Tuition & Cost

Youngwood, Pennsylvania

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In District Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price

In District Costs for Westmoreland County Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,752
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,200
Other Expenses Budget$2,080

In State Pennsylvania Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Westmoreland County Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,752
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,200
Other Expenses Budget$2,080

In-District Tuition

The tuition for in-district Pennsylvania residents (local residents) attending Westmoreland County Community College is $3,990 per academic year. Students should budget $7,200 for local off-campus housing. Additionally, books and supplies typically cost $1,600 plus the school charges $1,752 in other fees. In total, students should budget for an annual total cost of $16,622 to attend Westmoreland County Community College.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Westmoreland County Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,118 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Westmoreland County Community College, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Westmoreland County Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,270
$30,001 to $48,000$6,485
$48,001 to $75,000$8,927
$75,001 to $110,000$10,220

Financial Aid

81% of full-time undergrad Westmoreland 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 $4,094 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 49% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,962 and 4% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $5,658.

Finanical Aid Westmoreland County Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,094 81%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,920 12%
Pell Grants $4,515 50%
Other Federal Grants $668 24%
State and Local Grants $1,773 30%
Federal Student Loans $4,962 49%
Other Student Loans $5,658 4%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Westmoreland County Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $4,886. The loan balance of $4,886 is a two year multiple of the $2,443 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 $52 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 4.99%.

Example Loan $4,886
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $51.80
Total Interest Paid $1,329.97
Sum of All Loan Payments $6,215.97

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price

Year Pennsylvania Residents Non Residents
1 $20,612 $24,602
2 $20,984 $25,046

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Westmoreland County Community College to be $41,224 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.8% 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 Westmoreland County Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $133 $399 $532
Pennsylvania Residents $266 $798 $1,064
Out of State Residents $399 $1,197 $1,596

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Westmoreland County Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216825 IPEDS survey data for Westmoreland County Community College.