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Pierce College at Puyallup Tuition & Cost

Puyallup, Washington

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Washington Resident Sticker Price
$19,092
In State Costs for Pierce College at Puyallup
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,547
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$405
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,870
Other Expenses Budget$4,270
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$19,520
Out of State Costs for Pierce College at Puyallup
Fee Cost
Tuition$3,975
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$405
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,870
Other Expenses Budget$4,270

Residents of Washington pay an annual total price of $19,092 to attend Pierce College at Puyallup on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $3,547 for tuition, $1,000 for books and supplies and $405 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $19,520 which is 2.2% higher than Washington residents. The tuition charge is $3,975 while books and supplies are $1,000 and other fees come in at $405.

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 Pierce College at Puyallup when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$8,419
Net Price by Income Pierce College at Puyallup
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$6,979
$30,001 to $48,000$8,049
$48,001 to $75,000$9,530
$75,001 to $110,000$13,062
$110,000+$13,676

The average reported annual net price for Pierce College at Puyallup for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,419 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 Pierce College at Puyallup
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,215 39%
Pell Grant $3,927 30%
Federal Student Loan $4,634 23%

The average reported annual net price for Pierce College at Puyallup for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,419 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Pierce College at Puyallup, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $14,702. The loan balance of $14,702 is a two year multiple of the $7,351 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 $153 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 $14,702
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $152.57
Total Interest Paid $3,606.98
Sum of All Loan Payments $18,308.98

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
$38,184
Year Washington Residents Non Residents
1 $19,092 $19,520
2 $19,119 $19,548

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Pierce College at Puyallup to be $38,184 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.1% 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 Pierce College at Puyallup
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Washington Residents $108 $324 $432
Out of State Residents $122 $366 $488

Estimated cost for a class at Pierce College at Puyallup 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 Pierce College at Puyallup versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Pierce College at Puyallup 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=439145 IPEDS survey data for Pierce College at Puyallup.