Public 2 Year

San Jacinto College Tuition & Cost

Pasadena, Texas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Texas Resident Sticker Price
In District Costs for San Jacinto Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,668
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,406
Other Expenses Budget$4,873
In State Texas Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for San Jacinto Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,668
Other Fees$0
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,406
Other Expenses Budget$4,873

In district Texas residents should budget an annual total cost of $16,819 to attend San Jacinto Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $1,872 for tuition, $8,406 off-campus housing, $1,668 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

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 San Jacinto 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 San Jacinto Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,224
$30,001 to $48,000$9,327
$48,001 to $75,000$10,659
$75,001 to $110,000$13,405

The average reported annual net price for San Jacinto Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,625 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

52% of full-time undergrad San Jacinto 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 $5,484 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 3% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $2,921.

Finanical Aid San Jacinto Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,484 52%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,406 3%
Pell Grants $5,123 46%
Other Federal Grants $1,518 13%
State and Local Grants $1,212 17%
Federal Student Loans $2,921 3%
Other Student Loans $10,258 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to San Jacinto Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $12,262. The loan balance of $12,262 is a two year multiple of the $6,131 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 $117 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 $12,262
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $116.99
Total Interest Paid $1,777.16
Sum of All Loan Payments $14,039.16

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Texas Residents Non Residents
1 $18,187 $19,987
2 $20,067 $22,053

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at San Jacinto Community College to be $36,374 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 10.3% 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 San Jacinto Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $78 $234 $312
Texas Residents $135 $405 $540
Out of State Residents $210 $630 $840

Estimated cost for a class at San Jacinto 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 San Jacinto Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

San Jacinto 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=227979 IPEDS survey data for San Jacinto Community College.