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Pierce College at Puyallup Tuition & Cost

Puyallup, Washington

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In State Washington Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Pierce College at Puyallup
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$512
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,690
Other Expenses Budget$3,570

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Pierce College at Puyallup
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$512
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,690
Other Expenses Budget$3,570

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Pierce College at Puyallup for undergraduate students residing in Washington is $3,636. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,000 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $512 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $3,570 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Pierce College at Puyallup full time should expect a total annual cost of $18,408.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Pierce College at Puyallup is $4,078 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $1,000 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $512. Students are advised to budget $3,570 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $18,850. This figure is 2.4% higher than what Washington residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The average reported annual net price for Pierce College at Puyallup for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $0 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending Pierce College at Puyallup, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Not Available
Net Price by Income Pierce College at Puyallup
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$0
$30,001 to $48,000n/a
$48,001 to $75,000n/a
$75,001 to $110,000n/a

Financial Aid

0% of full-time undergrad Pierce College at Puyallup received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $0 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 0% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $0.

Finanical Aid Pierce College at Puyallup
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $0 0%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $0 0%
Pell Grants $0 0%
Other Federal Grants $0 0%
State and Local Grants $0 0%
Federal Student Loans $0 0%
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 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 $156 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 4.99%.

Example Loan $14,702
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $155.87
Total Interest Paid $4,001.88
Sum of All Loan Payments $18,703.88

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price

Year Washington Residents Non Residents
1 $18,408 $18,850
2 $18,672 $19,120

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 $36,816 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.4% 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 $110 $330 $440
Out of State Residents $125 $375 $500

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

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=439145 IPEDS survey data for Pierce College at Puyallup.