Public 2 Year

TVCC Tuition & Cost

Athens, Texas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Texas Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Trinity Valley Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,746
Other Fees$3,750
Room and Board $6,584
Other Expenses Budget$4,775

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Trinity Valley Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,746
Other Fees$3,750
Room and Board $6,584
Other Expenses Budget$4,775

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Trinity Valley Community College for undergraduate students residing in Texas is $1,170. Room and board charges total $6,584 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,746 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $3,750 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $4,775 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Trinity Valley Community College full time should expect a total annual cost of $18,025.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Trinity Valley Community College is $4,500 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $6,584 for room and board, $1,746 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $3,750. Students are advised to budget $4,775 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $21,355. This figure is 18.5% higher than what Texas residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Trinity Valley Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,892 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Trinity Valley Community College, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income Trinity Valley Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,154
$30,001 to $48,000$7,878
$48,001 to $75,000$10,055
$75,001 to $110,000$12,093

Financial Aid

71% of full-time undergrad Trinity Valley 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 $5,540 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 21% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,002.

Finanical Aid Trinity Valley Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,540 71%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,455 24%
Pell Grants $5,124 53%
Other Federal Grants $513 2%
State and Local Grants $2,304 6%
Federal Student Loans $5,002 21%
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 Trinity Valley Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $11,586. The loan balance of $11,586 is a two year multiple of the $5,793 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 $123 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 4.99%.

Example Loan $11,586
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $122.83
Total Interest Paid $3,153.71
Sum of All Loan Payments $14,739.71

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price

Year Texas Residents Non Residents
1 $18,025 $21,355
2 $18,325 $21,711

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Trinity Valley Community College to be $36,050 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.7% 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 Trinity Valley Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Texas Residents $39 $117 $156
Out of State Residents $150 $450 $600

Estimated cost for a class at Trinity Valley 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 Trinity Valley Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Trinity Valley Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225308 IPEDS survey data for Trinity Valley Community College.