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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$10,943 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,383 tuition
$5,536 on campus room & board
$1,749 books
$275 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$14,264 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,704 tuition
$5,536 on campus room & board
$1,749 books
$275 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,479 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
91% of students receive aid
67% get federal aid ($4,916 avg)
58% get state aid ($866 avg)
59% get institn'l aid ($3,479 avg)
43% get loans ($4,948 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.64% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 7.29% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,445 91%
Federal Grant Aid $4,916 67%
Pell Grants $4,709 67%
Other Federal Grants $1,704 8%
Institution Grant Aid $3,479 59%
State Grant Aid $866 58%
Student Loans $4,948 43%
Federal Loans $4,948 43%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
1802 Colorado Ave
La Junta, CO 81050
(719) 384-6831
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $113
Out of State $223


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Kimi-Ann from Waipahu, HI
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Since we are a junior college, OJC is very affordable. Even though tuition and room and board is so cheap, your educational experience seems like university level teaching.

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  • 5
  • Sara
  • Sep-10-2012 I am a current student here

    LOL! Bang for the buck? No matter what at OJC you get your money's worth, whethere it be in the student store, cafeteria, or tuition!

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  • 5
  • Kendra
  • Jun-28-2012 I am a past student here

    So cheap and you get the same education you'd get at a larger university.

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