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Taft College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$7,765 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$1,134 tuition
$4,921 on campus room & board
$1,710 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$13,511 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,880 tuition
$4,921 on campus room & board
$1,710 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,051 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
81% of students receive aid
51% get federal aid ($4,583 avg)
68% get state aid ($1,960 avg)
31% get institn'l aid ($1,051 avg)
0% get loans (N/A avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,006 79%
Federal Grant Aid $4,583 51%
Pell Grants $4,554 51%
Other Federal Grants $163 9%
Institution Grant Aid $1,051 31%
State Grant Aid $1,960 68%
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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