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Erie Community College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$10,844 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,900 tuition
$5,100 off campus room & board
$1,300 books
$544 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$14,744 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,800 tuition
$5,100 off campus room & board
$1,300 books
$544 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,640 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
85% of students receive aid
78% get federal aid ($4,016 avg)
65% get state aid ($1,776 avg)
1% get institn'l aid ($1,640 avg)
60% get loans ($2,613 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.95% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.41% 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 $5,070 85%
Federal Grant Aid $4,016 78%
Pell Grants $4,782 64%
Other Federal Grants $421 14%
Institution Grant Aid $1,640 1%
State Grant Aid $1,776 65%
Student Loans $2,613 60%
Federal Loans $2,613 60%
Other Loans - 0%

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 Erie Community College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
121 Ellicott St
Buffalo, NY 14203-2698
(716) 842-2770
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $163
Out of State $326


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Stephan from Williamsville, NY
  • Nov-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Considering the comparatively cheap tuition that ECC boasts, it would be an optimal place for local students to spend the first 2 years of their degree attending. The coursework is sufficient in preparing students who commit to their degree for a 4 year school, and helping unsure students discover their goals.

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  • 5
  • Michael from Cheektowaga, NY
  • Sep-17-2013 I am a current student here

    ECC is definitely your greatest bang for the buck. With tuition no more than $5,000 a year for a full time student. It's the most affordable choice for anyone. And the knowledge you take away from the classes and teachers is second to none.

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