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Southwestern Community College - North Carolina Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$11,216 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,932 tuition
$8,100 off campus room & board
$1,100 books
$84 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$16,592 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,308 tuition
$8,100 off campus room & board
$1,100 books
$84 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Colleges like Southwestern Community College - North Carolina are working hard to make tuition affordable to deserving students.

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Average Aid

$1,356 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
79% of students receive aid
72% get federal aid ($4,714 avg)
17% get state aid ($1,764 avg)
8% get institn'l aid ($1,356 avg)
19% get loans ($6,133 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 11.8% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.27% 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 $4,962 77%
Federal Grant Aid $4,714 72%
Pell Grants $4,675 72%
Other Federal Grants $593 5%
Institution Grant Aid $1,356 8%
State Grant Aid $1,764 17%
Student Loans $6,133 19%
Federal Loans $6,133 19%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: April 30
Financial aid deadline: June 30
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
447 College Dr
Sylva, NC 28779
(828) 339-4000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $69
Out of State $261


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Anonymous
  • May-31-2012 I am a current student here

    Its worth the price because it has a bunch of pretty green trees in the spring time.

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  • Daniel from Bryson City, NC
  • Jan-04-2010 I am a current student here

    This is where Southwestern Community College excels the most. This school is very affordable, with in-state tuition being about $50 per credit hour. The books are on the expensive side, but this is the case with any school you go to. Once you have 16 credit hours you are no longer charged for extra hours, so if you have the time to take a bigger load of classes your saving yourself a substantial amount of money.

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