How much does it cost to attend?

In State Tennessee Resident Sticker Price
$16,265
In State Costs for Southwest Tennessee Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,936
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$319
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,330
Other Expenses Budget$2,180
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$28,553
Out of State Costs for Southwest Tennessee Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$16,224
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$319
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,330
Other Expenses Budget$2,180

Residents of Tennessee pay an annual total price of $16,265 to attend Southwest Tennessee Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,936 for tuition, $1,500 for books and supplies and $319 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $28,553 which is 75.5% higher than Tennessee residents. The tuition charge is $16,224 while books and supplies are $1,500 and other fees come in at $319.

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

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$4,964
Net Price by Income Southwest Tennessee Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$4,681
$30,001 to $48,000$5,080
$48,001 to $75,000$6,417
$75,001 to $110,000$8,299
$110,000+$6,686

The average reported annual net price for Southwest Tennessee Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,964 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 Southwest Tennessee Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,640 92%
Pell Grant $4,499 70%
Federal Student Loan $0 0%

The average reported annual net price for Southwest Tennessee Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,964 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Southwest Tennessee Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $7,062. The loan balance of $7,062 is a two year multiple of the $3,531 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 $73 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 $7,062
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $73.29
Total Interest Paid $1,732.58
Sum of All Loan Payments $8,794.58

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$32,530
Year Tennessee Residents Non Residents
1 $16,265 $28,553
2 $16,964 $29,780

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Southwest Tennessee Community College to be $32,530 - 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 Southwest Tennessee 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 Southwest Tennessee 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 Southwest Tennessee Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Southwest Tennessee 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=221485 IPEDS survey data for Southwest Tennessee Community College.