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Taft College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$7,906 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,380 tuition
$4,816 on campus room & board
$1,710 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$13,696 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,170 tuition
$4,816 on campus room & board
$1,710 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$855 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
74% of students receive aid
52% get federal aid ($4,326 avg)
53% get state aid ($1,188 avg)
36% get institn'l aid ($855 avg)
0% get loans

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 22.1% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.60% 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 $4,359 74%
Federal Grant Aid $4,326 52%
Pell Grants $4,278 52%
Other Federal Grants $157 16%
Institution Grant Aid $855 36%
State Grant Aid $1,188 53%
Student Loans - 0%
Federal Loans - 0%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Does Taft College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
29 Cougar Court
Taft, CA 93268
(661) 763-7700
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $46
Out of State $236


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Cynthia from, CA
  • Jul-28-2015 I am a past student here

    This education is so worth the money! The professors are there for you 24/7 to make sure you academically succeed and get to where you need to be to achieve your career and educational goals.

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  • 5
  • Mikaela from Taft, CA
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    I love how I get to live at home and go to college for my first two years. I'm saving a lot of money.

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  • 5
  • J'Resah from Bakersfield, CA
  • May-24-2013 I am a current student here

    I found that because the community is smaller, there is more option for one on one time with the professors and all other staff.

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  • 5
  • Allison from Bakersfield, CA
  • Nov-16-2012 I am a current student here

    You really get what you put into it. There is a great rental program offered and all you need is a 15 dollar ASB card to get rental books through the college.

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  • 4
  • Jessica from Taft, CA
  • Jul-06-2012 I am a current student here

    Taft College has a book rental program and we have free parking, and Taft College is pretty cheap- compared to others.

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