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Contra Costa College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,592 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,288 tuition
$12,492 off campus room & board
$1,792 books and supplies
$20 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$22,228 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,924 tuition
$12,492 off campus room & board
$1,792 books and supplies
$20 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,308 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
71% of students receive aid
48% get federal aid ($4,507 avg)
64% get state aid ($1,362 avg)
5% get institn'l aid ($1,308 avg)
3% get loans ($4,489 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.257% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.16% 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 $4,382 71%
Federal Grant Aid $4,507 48%
Pell Grants $4,374 48%
Other Federal Grants $377 17%
Institution Grant Aid $1,308 5%
State Grant Aid $1,362 64%
Student Loans $4,489 3%
Federal Loans $4,489 3%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
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
2600 Mission Bell Dr
San Pablo, CA 94806-3195
(510) 235-7800
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $46
Out of State $283


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Wendy from San Pablo, CA
  • Aug-10-2013 I am a past student here

    As far as going to college with no financial or family support, I enjoyed this college for that purpose. There is always a way to get your books for free or help paying for them and their are grants available to pay for the cost of classes. I essentially got paid to go to this college.

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  • 4
  • Rafael from San Pablo, CA
  • Jun-21-2013 I am a current student here

    Pricing at the college is as expected. Everything is exactly as what you were told at your previous school. The classes are priced averagely, even the food is priced at a good amount for the students.

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  • 4
  • Anna from Antioch, CA
  • May-11-2013 I am a current student here

    Since it is a community college, I think what you pay for is what you will receive, given you work hard.

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