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Palm Beach State College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$12,878 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,358 tuition
$9,000 off campus room & board
$1,500 books
$20 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$19,112 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,592 tuition
$9,000 off campus room & board
$1,500 books
$20 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,133 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
77% of students receive aid
63% get federal aid ($5,001 avg)
14% get state aid ($2,875 avg)
8% get institn'l aid ($2,133 avg)
24% get loans ($4,007 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.15% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.21% 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 $4,896 76%
Federal Grant Aid $5,001 63%
Pell Grants $4,997 63%
Other Federal Grants $1,317 0%
Institution Grant Aid $2,133 8%
State Grant Aid $2,875 14%
Student Loans $4,007 24%
Federal Loans $4,007 24%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: July 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Palm Beach State College offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
(561) 967-7222
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $98
Out of State $358


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Jessica from West Palm Beach, FL
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    It's pretty cheap and it's a great place to get your associate's degree. If you have a good GPA, there are scholarships that are available. Because of PBSC and scholarships from FL, my I won't have to pay for my classes or my books!

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  • 4
  • Student from West Palm Beach, FL
  • Aug-16-2014 I am a current student here

    The relatively low price (compared to other schools) really doesn't reflect how great some of the professors are. I have learned so much from my classes here.

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  • 5
  • V.W.
  • May-02-2014 I am a current student here

    The libraries are great! They have 3 levels (floors), and each has its own unique quality. One will have more books to check out, and the others will have a studying and computer center for upcoming exams, or for times to relax. Such as having a lounge near the research area to have some quiet time before a next class.

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