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South Texas College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$9,584 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,330 tuition
$4,854 off campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,200 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$13,314 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,060 tuition
$4,854 off campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,200 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,091 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
88% of students receive aid
83% get federal aid ($4,577 avg)
33% get state aid ($1,552 avg)
1% get institn'l aid ($1,091 avg)
4% get loans ($786 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.872% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.418% 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 $4,929 87%
Federal Grant Aid $4,577 83%
Pell Grants $4,544 83%
Other Federal Grants $494 5%
Institution Grant Aid $1,091 1%
State Grant Aid $1,552 33%
Student Loans $786 4%
Federal Loans - 0%
Other Loans $786 4%

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 $84
Out of State $202


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Robert from Edinburg, TX
  • Feb-05-2016 I am a current student here

    Great classes for rather cheap prices. I am taking as many classes I can with the CAD program to gain as much experience as possible before going to architecture school and so far I think I am very well equipped to tackle architecture school next. High quality education for cost.

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  • 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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