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Wharton County Junior College Tuition & Cost

Wharton, Texas

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Texas Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Wharton County Junior College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,375
Other Fees$2,856
Room and Board $4,830
Other Expenses Budget$3,075
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Wharton County Junior College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,375
Other Fees$2,856
Room and Board $4,830
Other Expenses Budget$3,075

Residents of Texas pay an annual total price of $12,904 to attend Wharton County Junior College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $768 for tuition, $4,830 room and board, $1,375 for books and supplies and $2,856 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $14,152 which is 9.7% higher than Texas residents. The tuition charge is $2,016 while room and board is $4,830, books and supplies are $1,375 and other fees come in at $2,856.

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 Wharton County Junior 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 Wharton County Junior College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$3,159
$30,001 to $48,000$4,107
$48,001 to $75,000$6,919
$75,001 to $110,000$9,294

The average reported annual net price for Wharton County Junior College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,371 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Costs for Similar Colleges

Financial Aid

65% of full-time undergrad Wharton County Junior 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 $5,474 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 29% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,989.

Finanical Aid Wharton County Junior College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,474 65%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,284 13%
Pell Grants $5,468 42%
Other Federal Grants $1,212 8%
State and Local Grants $1,188 10%
Federal Student Loans $4,989 29%
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 Wharton County Junior College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $5,626. The loan balance of $5,626 is a two year multiple of the $2,813 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 $54 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 $5,626
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $53.68
Total Interest Paid $815.39
Sum of All Loan Payments $6,441.39

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Texas Residents Non Residents
1 $12,904 $14,152
2 $13,807 $15,143

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Wharton County Junior College to be $25,808 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 2 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Wharton County Junior College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Texas Residents $32 $96 $128
Out of State Residents $84 $252 $336

Estimated cost for a class at Wharton County Junior 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 Wharton County Junior College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Wharton County Junior 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=229841 IPEDS survey data for Wharton County Junior College.