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Virginia Western Community College Tuition & Cost

Roanoke, Virginia

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Virginia Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Virginia Western Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$675
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,936
Other Expenses Budget$4,086
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Virginia Western Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$675
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $6,936
Other Expenses Budget$4,086

Residents of Virginia pay an annual total price of $17,877 to attend Virginia Western Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,680 for tuition, $1,500 for books and supplies and $675 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $23,175 which is 29.6% higher than Virginia residents. The tuition charge is $9,978 while books and supplies are $1,500 and other fees come in at $675.

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 Virginia Western 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 Virginia Western Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$5,488
$30,001 to $48,000$5,498
$48,001 to $75,000$7,195
$75,001 to $110,000$10,203

The average reported annual net price for Virginia Western Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $6,453 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

83% of full-time undergrad Virginia Western 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 $5,246 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 13% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,510.

Finanical Aid Virginia Western Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,246 83%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,965 20%
Pell Grants $4,451 55%
Other Federal Grants $751 64%
State and Local Grants $1,250 55%
Federal Student Loans $4,510 13%
Other Student Loans $2,500 0%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Virginia Western Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $11,120. The loan balance of $11,120 is a two year multiple of the $5,560 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 $106 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 $11,120
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $106.10
Total Interest Paid $1,611.65
Sum of All Loan Payments $12,731.65

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Virginia Residents Non Residents
1 $17,877 $23,175
2 $18,403 $23,857

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Virginia Western Community College to be $35,754 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.9% 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 Virginia Western Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Virginia Residents $156 $468 $624
Out of State Residents $333 $999 $1,332

Estimated cost for a class at Virginia Western 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 Virginia Western Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Virginia Western 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=233949 IPEDS survey data for Virginia Western Community College.