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South Texas College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$12,099 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$4,935 tuition
$4,854 off campus room & board
$1,200 books
$1,110 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$13,224 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,060 tuition
$4,854 off campus room & board
$1,200 books
$1,110 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,222 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
91% of students receive aid
85% get federal aid ($4,509 avg)
42% get state aid ($1,453 avg)
1% get institn'l aid ($1,222 avg)
1% get loans ($1,122 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 44.8% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 9.91% 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 $4,969 90%
Federal Grant Aid $4,509 85%
Pell Grants $4,456 85%
Other Federal Grants $798 6%
Institution Grant Aid $1,222 1%
State Grant Aid $1,453 42%
Student Loans $1,122 1%
Federal Loans - 0%
Other Loans $1,122 1%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does South Texas College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
3201 W Pecan
McAllen, TX 78502-9701
(956) 872-8311
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $164
Out of State $202


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Abbey from Weslaco, TX
  • Mar-26-2014 I am a current student here

    The small classrooms allows for better learning. Communication between the student and professor is excellent. Students are offered so many opportunities in order for them to continue there pursuit for higher education.

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  • 3
  • Jorge from Mission, TX
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    A great college if your on a budget with cheaper classes than most local colleges however books could used a price drop.

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  • 1
  • Elvia from San Juan, TX
  • Dec-11-2013 I am a current student here

    I dont know what the hell that is. Ill juat rate it cause i have too. I like better to put anything than nothing.

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