Cost of Attendance
El Centro College is known for offering a wide range of programs in a variety of streams, providing quality education to students. Compared to the tuition fees charged at most colleges, the cost of education at ECC is quite low. The average annual cost for students opting to pursue undergraduate programs at the college is estimated to be around $4,275, based on 2020 - 2021 official information. This amount includes the total tuition fees as well as other expenses. While books and supplies cost $2,000, the charges for other expenses stand at $3,348.
Coming to the cost of attendance, students need to understand that the tuition fee is just a single aspect of the expenses that come under the overall cost of attending the university. There are several other expenses that are involved in the cost of attending the university, which primarily includes housing, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living. The total tuition and fees for students attending El Centro College come out to be around $4,275 per year. Other than that, they will need to shell out an amount of $2,000 for books and supplies, $10,476 for room and boarding charges, and $3,348 toward other expenses on average in a year. So, the overall cost of attending ECC comes out to be about $20,099 per year, according to the most recent information available. Moreover, the tuition fees that the candidates have to pay stand at $3,330 and $5,220 for in-state and out-state students, respectively.
Avg. Net Price
$0 to $30,000
$30,001 to $48,000
$48,001 to $75,000
$75,001 to $110,000
The net cost of attending El Centro College – the actual amount that students and their families are required to pay in a given year – varies depending on the candidate's annual family income. Usually, the individuals who have a higher family income will be required to pay a higher net amount, too. While the actual net cost is subject to one’s family income bracket, the average net price is estimated to be $4,411 at ECC. The net price for students with an annual family income below $30,000 is reported to be around $3,454. For the individuals who come under the $30,001-$48,000 income category, the net cost is $4,228. Meanwhile, the net price stands at $6,881 for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket and at $9,474 for an income between $75,001 and $110,000. This amount adds up to $10,126 for students whose annual family income is more than $110,000.
At El Centro College, the tuition and fees for students who are pursuing undergraduate courses are estimated to be around $4,275 in a year. They would also be required to pay around $10,476 for their room and boarding expenses. In this way, for one year, the total cost for undergraduate students comes to around $20,099.
The cost per credit hour – the total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – that the student has to pay to attend El Centro College varies between graduate and undergraduate degrees. At ECC, the cost per credit hour for graduate courses is $32.
Moving on to the housing and related charges, students who wish to stay off-campus will have to pay around $13,824 per year. Notably, there are no on-campus lodging facilities available for students at the college. Moreover, off-campus candidates will have to pay an amount of $10,476 toward room and boarding charges. On the other hand, the charges toward books and supplies come to around $2,000. Apart from these, the other expenses that students should plan for add up to $3,348 for students who live off-campus.
Housing & Other Expenses
Room & Boards
Book & Supplies
El Centro College offers 47 online programs
As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the college is estimated to be around $100,495. For undergraduate students, the total expenses added up to $4,411 in 2018-2019, $6,223 in 2017-2018, and $5,761 in 2016-2017.
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