Public 2 Year

JSCC Tuition & Cost

Jackson, Tennessee

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Tennessee Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Jackson State Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$292
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,886
Other Expenses Budget$4,720
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Jackson State Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$292
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,886
Other Expenses Budget$4,720

Residents of Tennessee pay an annual total price of $21,130 to attend Jackson State Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,032 for tuition, $1,200 for books and supplies and $292 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $29,674 which is 40.4% higher than Tennessee residents. The tuition charge is $12,576 while books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $292.

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

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Jackson State Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,839
$30,001 to $48,000$7,528
$48,001 to $75,000$10,031
$75,001 to $110,000$10,786

The average reported annual net price for Jackson State Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,429 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

99% of full-time undergrad Jackson State 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 $6,504 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 0% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $0.

Finanical Aid Jackson State Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,504 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,682 4%
Pell Grants $4,588 65%
Other Federal Grants $608 76%
State and Local Grants $3,105 94%
Federal Student Loans $0 0%
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 Jackson State Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $19,918. The loan balance of $19,918 is a two year multiple of the $9,959 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 $190 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 $19,918
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $190.04
Total Interest Paid $2,886.76
Sum of All Loan Payments $22,804.76

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Tennessee Residents Non Residents
1 $21,130 $29,674
2 $21,575 $30,299

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Jackson State Community College to be $42,260 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.1% 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 Jackson State Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Tennessee Residents $168 $504 $672
Out of State Residents $524 $1,572 $2,096

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Jackson 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=220400 IPEDS survey data for Jackson State Community College.