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El Centro College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$12,563 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,910 tuition
$8,253 off campus room & board
$1,400 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$14,243 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,590 tuition
$8,253 off campus room & board
$1,400 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$927 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
81% of students receive aid
72% get federal aid ($4,368 avg)
30% get state aid ($1,289 avg)
20% get institn'l aid ($927 avg)
17% get loans ($5,819 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.69% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 8.33% 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 $4,602 80%
Federal Grant Aid $4,368 72%
Pell Grants $4,348 72%
Other Federal Grants $484 3%
Institution Grant Aid $927 20%
State Grant Aid $1,289 30%
Student Loans $5,819 17%
Federal Loans $5,819 17%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does El Centro College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
801 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202-3604
(214) 860-2037
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $97
Out of State $153


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Valerie from Dallas, TX
  • May-05-2015 I am a current student here

    By far, DCCCD classes are the best value for acquiring your core curriculum to transfer to a 4 year university. You can save thousands of dollars!

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  • 4
  • Jazmyn from Dallas, TX
  • May-11-2014 I am a current student here

    During your new student orientation, pay close attention to the peer mentors and the resources they mention. You may need to use one someday.

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  • 4
  • Jorge from Dallas, TX
  • Aug-21-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The school has a high percentage of students who's tuition was paid with financial aid. This is great for students who want to attend college and save money. Unfortunately for me, I happen to be a foreign student, which unfortunately I am not able to many sources of aid. It's terrible that I will not be able to attend this college this semester because my tuition won't be paid.

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