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Palo Alto College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$16,270 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,744 tuition
$8,368 off campus room & board
$2,078 books and supplies
$80 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$21,720 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$11,194 tuition
$8,368 off campus room & board
$2,078 books and supplies
$80 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,434 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
80% of students receive aid
63% get federal aid ($4,748 avg)
23% get state aid ($1,885 avg)
13% get institn'l aid ($1,434 avg)
5% get loans ($4,168 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 1.95% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.40% 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 $4,838 75%
Federal Grant Aid $4,748 63%
Pell Grants $4,721 63%
Other Federal Grants $692 3%
Institution Grant Aid $1,434 13%
State Grant Aid $1,885 23%
Student Loans $4,168 5%
Federal Loans $4,168 5%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 1
Financial aid deadline: May 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Palo Alto College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Tuition Guaranteed Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1400 W Villaret Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78224-2499
(210) 486-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $195
Out of State $377


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