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Salt Lake Community College Tuition & Cost

Salt Lake City, Utah

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Utah Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Salt Lake Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$700
Other Fees$501
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,780
Other Expenses Budget$3,840
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Salt Lake Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$700
Other Fees$501
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,780
Other Expenses Budget$3,840

Residents of Utah pay an annual total price of $19,309 to attend Salt Lake Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,488 for tuition, $700 for books and supplies and $501 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $28,029 which is 45.2% higher than Utah residents. The tuition charge is $12,208 while books and supplies are $700 and other fees come in at $501.

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 Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,129
$30,001 to $48,000$5,780
$48,001 to $75,000$7,366
$75,001 to $110,000$9,594

The average reported annual net price for Salt Lake Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,204 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

69% of full-time undergrad Salt Lake 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 $4,234 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 11% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,045.

Finanical Aid Salt Lake Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,234 69%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,869 16%
Pell Grants $4,919 44%
Other Federal Grants $628 48%
State and Local Grants $1,604 7%
Federal Student Loans $3,045 11%
Other Student Loans $2,906 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Salt Lake Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $13,570. The loan balance of $13,570 is a two year multiple of the $6,785 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 $129 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 $13,570
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $129.47
Total Interest Paid $1,966.73
Sum of All Loan Payments $15,536.73

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Utah Residents Non Residents
1 $19,309 $28,029
2 $19,751 $28,670

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Salt Lake Community College to be $38,618 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.3% 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 Salt Lake Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Utah Residents $147 $441 $588
Out of State Residents $516 $1,548 $2,064

Estimated cost for a class at Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Salt Lake 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=230746 IPEDS survey data for Salt Lake Community College.