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Pellissippi State Community College Tuition & Cost

Knoxville, Tennessee

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Tennessee Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Pellissippi State Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$286
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$4,400
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Pellissippi State Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,300
Other Fees$286
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,300
Other Expenses Budget$4,400

Residents of Tennessee pay an annual total price of $16,318 to attend Pellissippi State Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,032 for tuition, $1,300 for books and supplies and $286 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $28,894 which is 77.1% higher than Tennessee residents. The tuition charge is $16,608 while books and supplies are $1,300 and other fees come in at $286.

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 Pellissippi 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 Pellissippi State Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,428
$30,001 to $48,000$5,378
$48,001 to $75,000$7,019
$75,001 to $110,000$8,482

The average reported annual net price for Pellissippi State Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $5,973 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

96% of full-time undergrad Pellissippi 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 $5,924 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 6% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,520 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $9,854.

Finanical Aid Pellissippi State Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,924 96%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,067 4%
Pell Grants $4,335 48%
Other Federal Grants $601 69%
State and Local Grants $3,492 90%
Federal Student Loans $4,520 6%
Other Student Loans $9,854 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Pellissippi State Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $19,644. The loan balance of $19,644 is a two year multiple of the $9,822 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 $187 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 $19,644
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $187.43
Total Interest Paid $2,847.05
Sum of All Loan Payments $22,491.05

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Tennessee Residents Non Residents
1 $16,318 $28,894
2 $16,662 $29,502

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Pellissippi State Community College to be $32,636 - 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 Pellissippi State Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Tennessee Residents $168 $504 $672
Out of State Residents $692 $2,076 $2,768

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Pellissippi 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=221643 IPEDS survey data for Pellissippi State Community College.