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Columbia State Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,635 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,744 tuition
$10,620 off campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$271 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$28,299 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$15,408 tuition
$10,620 off campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
$271 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,989 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
50% get federal aid ($3,940 avg)
67% get state aid ($2,754 avg)
50% get institn'l aid ($1,989 avg)
7% get loans ($4,712 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.64% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.74% 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 $5,104 94%
Federal Grant Aid $3,940 50%
Pell Grants $3,903 50%
Other Federal Grants $340 5%
Institution Grant Aid $1,989 50%
State Grant Aid $2,754 67%
Student Loans $4,712 7%
Federal Loans $4,712 7%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: July 31
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Columbia State Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1665 Hampshire Pike
Columbia, TN 38401
(931) 540-2722
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $156
Out of State $642


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Sam from TN
  • Feb-20-2014 I am a current student here

    I am enrolled here because I can finish my schooling here in as little as two years and will be able to find a job in the health field as soon as I graduate.

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  • 5
  • Heather from Franklin, TN
  • Dec-10-2011 I am a current student here

    It's so much easier going here and knocking out all of the Pre-Requisite classes and paying a small amount instead of going to a bigger school and paying a lot of money for the same exact classes.

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  • 4
  • Keeli from Leoma, TN
  • Sep-28-2011 I am a current student here

    I didn't get any grants and only a few scholarships so this was the cheapest option I had. I didn't have to take out any loans.

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  • 5
  • Tucker from Franklin, TN
  • Jan-27-2011 I am a current student here

    Columbia State is very affordable. With the TN Hope Scholarship alone it is around $1000-$1500 for 12-18 hours of classes. The only other cost is books.

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