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Columbia State Community College Tuition & Cost

Columbia, Tennessee

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Tennessee Resident Sticker Price
$20,267
In State Costs for Columbia State Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,936
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$333
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,620
Other Expenses Budget$3,378
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$32,555
Out of State Costs for Columbia State Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$16,224
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$333
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,620
Other Expenses Budget$3,378

Residents of Tennessee pay an annual total price of $20,267 to attend Columbia State Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,936 for tuition, $2,000 for books and supplies and $333 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $32,555 which is 60.6% higher than Tennessee residents. The tuition charge is $16,224 while books and supplies are $2,000 and other fees come in at $333.

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 Columbia State Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$6,669
Net Price by Income Columbia State Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,166
$30,001 to $48,000$6,296
$48,001 to $75,000$7,475
$75,001 to $110,000$8,224
$110,000+n/a

The average reported annual net price for Columbia State Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,669 in 2017/2018. 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

Finanical Aid Columbia State Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,234 93%
Pell Grant $3,942 43%
Federal Student Loan $3,823 7%

The average reported annual net price for Columbia State Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,669 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Columbia State Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $12,528. The loan balance of $12,528 is a two year multiple of the $6,264 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 $130 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 $12,528
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $130.01
Total Interest Paid $3,073.61
Sum of All Loan Payments $15,601.61

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$40,534
Year Tennessee Residents Non Residents
1 $20,267 $32,555
2 $21,138 $33,954

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Columbia State Community College to be $40,534 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.3% 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 Columbia State Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Tennessee Residents $164 $492 $656
Out of State Residents $676 $2,028 $2,704

Estimated cost for a class at Columbia State 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 Columbia State Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Columbia State 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=219888 IPEDS survey data for Columbia State Community College.