$4,229

Tuition

N/A

Cost of Attendance

$5,731

Net Price

Volunteer State Community College Tuition and Fees

Volunteer State Community 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 VSCC is quite low. As per the 2020 - 2021 official information, the average cost for the undergraduate courses offered at the college adds up to about $10,620, which includes the total tuition fees and other expenses. The books and supplies cost $1,200, while the other expenses add up to $2,614.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$4,522$16,810
Book & Supplies$1,200$1,200
Room & Board costNANA
Other ExpensesNANA
Total Cost of AttendanceNANA

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. They must plan for several other expenses that accompany the cost of attendance such as lodging, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living, among others. The total tuition and fees for students attending Volunteer State Community College come out to be around $10,620 per year. Other than that, they will need to shell out an amount of $1,200 for books and supplies, $12,950 for room and boarding charges, and $2,614 toward other expenses on average in a year. So, the overall cost of attending VSCC comes out to be about $27,384 per year, according to the most recent information available. At the university, in-state students will be required to pay an amount of $4,332 toward tuition and fees, while out-state candidates need to shell out $16,908.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$5,731

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$5,583

$30,001 to $48,000

$6,388

$48,001 to $75,000

$8,274

$75,001 to $110,000

$10,087

$110,000+

$10,612

As for the net cost for attending VSCC, the actual amount depends on the annual family income of the candidate. The net price is nothing but the actual amount that a student is required to pay in a year. The net cost to be borne is typically higher for candidates whose family income is comparatively higher. While the actual net cost is subject to one’s family income bracket, the average net price is estimated to be $6,181 at VSCC. Candidates whose annual family income is less than $30,000 will have to pay a net amount of $6,368. For the individuals whose income is somewhere between $30,001 and $48,000, the amount comes to $6,514. Meanwhile, the net price stands at $8,563 for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket and at $9,465 for an income between $75,001 and $110,000. This amount adds up to $11,226 for students whose annual family income is more than $110,000.

Student Loans

Example Loans

$12,834

Stafford Loan Interest

4.5%

Time to Pay off Student Loan

10 years

Example monthly payment

$133

Total interest paid

$3,149

Sum of Loan Payments

$15,983

To have a realistic understanding of how much it will cost to study at Volunteer State Community College here is an example one can consider to estimate the payment amounts one will incur with a student loan. Take a loan of $12,834 for example. This will result in a $1,598 payment to be made each year. We can assume that the interest rate is 4.5% post any refinancing or consolidation activities with a 10 years repayment plan. Then the total payment made towards the loan is $15,983 which is $3,149 in addition to the principal amount, which constitutes the interest payment made throughout the life of the loan.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$4,522$16,810
Room & Board CostN/AN/A
Total Tuition & FeesN/AN/A

At Volunteer State Community College, the tuition and fees for students who are pursuing undergraduate courses are estimated to be around $10,620 in a year. They would also be required to pay around $12,950 for their room and boarding expenses. In view of this information, the estimated total cost for undergraduate students at VSCC adds up to $27,384.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019N/A
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$164

The total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – also called cost per credit hour – that the student has to pay to attend Volunteer State Community College varies for graduate and undergraduate courses. The cost per credit hour for the graduate courses at the college sits at $81. Volunteer State Community College also offers a wide range of online programs across 22 different majors for students at present.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & BoardN/A$12,504
Other ExpenseN/A$2,668
Book & Supplies$1,200$1,200

Students of VSCC who opt to live off-campus will be required to pay $15,564 per year toward housing. However, it is important to note that on-campus housing facilities have not been made available to students by the college. For off-campus students at the university, the room and board charges total about $12,950 per year. On the other hand, the charges toward books and supplies come to around $1,200. Meanwhile, the other expenses that one needs to plan for add up to $2,614 for off-campus students.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

N/A

Off Campus

$12,504

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

N/A

Off Campus

$2,668

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,200

Off Campus

$1,200

Students of VSCC who opt to live off-campus will be required to pay $15,564 per year toward housing. However, it is important to note that on-campus housing facilities have not been made available to students by the college. For off-campus students at the university, the room and board charges total about $12,950 per year. On the other hand, the charges toward books and supplies come to around $1,200. Meanwhile, the other expenses that one needs to plan for add up to $2,614 for off-campus students.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Associate $3,960 $66
Certificate $2,046 $66
Certificate $2,046 $66

Volunteer State Community College offers 31 online programs across 14 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

The current projected cost of attending a four-year graduate course, along with the living expenses, at Volunteer State Community College is around $137,630 as per official data. In comparison, the total expenses for undergraduate students stood at $6,181 for 2018-2019, $5,731 for 2017-2018, and $6,133 for 2016-2017.

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