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Spokane Community College Tuition & Cost

Spokane, Washington

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In State Washington Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for Spokane Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,134
Other Fees$797
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,780
Other Expenses Budget$3,495

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for Spokane Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,134
Other Fees$797
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $9,780
Other Expenses Budget$3,495

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at Spokane Community College for undergraduate students residing in Washington is $3,029. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $1,134 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $797 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $3,495 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending Spokane Community College full time should expect a total annual cost of $18,235.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at Spokane Community College is $3,877 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $1,134 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $797. Students are advised to budget $3,495 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $19,083. This figure is 4.7% 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 Spokane Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,947 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 Spokane Community College, 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

Net Price by Income Spokane Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$3,739
$30,001 to $48,000$5,140
$48,001 to $75,000$6,952
$75,001 to $110,000$10,371

Financial Aid

71% of full-time undergrad Spokane 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 $6,630 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 32% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,622 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $9,274.

Finanical Aid Spokane Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $6,630 71%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $1,258 9%
Pell Grants $4,308 51%
Other Federal Grants $1,572 12%
State and Local Grants $3,242 53%
Federal Student Loans $5,622 32%
Other Student Loans $9,274 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Spokane Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $7,512. The loan balance of $7,512 is a two year multiple of the $3,756 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 $80 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 $7,512
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $79.64
Total Interest Paid $2,044.76
Sum of All Loan Payments $9,556.76

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price

Year Washington Residents Non Residents
1 $18,235 $19,083
2 $18,698 $19,567

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Spokane Community College to be $36,470 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.5% 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 Spokane Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Washington Residents $116 $348 $464
Out of State Residents $166 $498 $664

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

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Spokane Community College 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=236692 IPEDS survey data for Spokane Community College.