How much does it cost to attend?

In State Tennessee Resident Sticker Price
$20,894
In State Costs for Volunteer State Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$4,229
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$293
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $12,504
Other Expenses Budget$2,668
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$33,182
Out of State Costs for Volunteer State Community College
Fee Cost
Tuition$16,517
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$293
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $12,504
Other Expenses Budget$2,668

Residents of Tennessee pay an annual total price of $20,894 to attend Volunteer State Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,229 for tuition, $1,200 for books and supplies and $293 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $33,182 which is 58.8% higher than Tennessee residents. The tuition charge is $16,517 while books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $293.

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 Volunteer 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
$6,133
Net Price by Income Volunteer State Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,139
$30,001 to $48,000$6,706
$48,001 to $75,000$8,654
$75,001 to $110,000$10,606
$110,000+$10,552

The average reported annual net price for Volunteer State Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,133 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 Volunteer State Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,150 92%
Pell Grant $4,165 53%
Federal Student Loan $3,412 9%

The average reported annual net price for Volunteer State Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,133 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Volunteer State Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $12,834. The loan balance of $12,834 is a two year multiple of the $6,417 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 $133 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 $12,834
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $133.19
Total Interest Paid $3,148.68
Sum of All Loan Payments $15,982.68

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$41,788
Year Tennessee Residents Non Residents
1 $20,894 $33,182
2 $22,170 $35,208

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Volunteer State Community College to be $41,788 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.1% 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 Volunteer 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 Volunteer 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 Volunteer State Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Volunteer 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=222053 IPEDS survey data for Volunteer State Community College.