Columbia Basin College

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Washington Resident Sticker Price
$19,203
In State Costs for Columbia Basin College
Fee Cost
Tuition$4,635
Books and Supplies$835
Other Fees$653
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,820
Other Expenses Budget$3,260
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$21,173
Out of State Costs for Columbia Basin College
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,605
Books and Supplies$835
Other Fees$653
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,820
Other Expenses Budget$3,260

Residents of Washington pay an annual total price of $19,203 to attend Columbia Basin College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,635 for tuition, $835 for books and supplies and $653 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $21,173 which is 10.3% higher than Washington residents. The tuition charge is $6,605 while books and supplies are $835 and other fees come in at $653.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Columbia Basin College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$8,034
Net Price by Income Columbia Basin College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,952
$30,001 to $48,000$7,298
$48,001 to $75,000$9,639
$75,001 to $110,000$13,822
$110,000+$13,935

The average reported annual net price for Columbia Basin College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,034 in 2017/2018. 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

Finanical Aid Columbia Basin College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,753 52%
Pell Grant $3,992 43%
Federal Student Loan $4,248 8%

The average reported annual net price for Columbia Basin College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,034 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Columbia Basin College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $26,352. The loan balance of $26,352 is a four year multiple of the $6,588 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 $273 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 4.529%.

Example Loan $26,352
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $273.48
Total Interest Paid $6,465.18
Sum of All Loan Payments $32,817.18

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$76,812
Year Washington Residents Non Residents
1 $19,203 $21,173
2 $20,146 $22,213
3 $21,136 $23,304
4 $22,174 $24,449

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Columbia Basin College to be $76,812 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Columbia Basin College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Washington Residents $126 $378 $504
Out of State Residents $193 $579 $772

Estimated cost for a class at Columbia Basin 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 Columbia Basin College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Columbia Basin 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=234979 IPEDS survey data for Columbia Basin College.