Cost of college went down for all students at Scottsdale Community College


In-state tuition and fees fell 1.1 percent for 2018-19 at Scottsdale Community College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Arizona residents paid $2,070 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $24 less than the $2,094 charged for 2017-18.

Non-resident students would have paid 279.4 percent more than residents this year, or $7,854. Non-resident tuition and fees were reduced 0.3 percent from $7,878 in 2017-18.

About 99 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Arizona residents.

Data shows 57 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 233 students received grants or scholarships totaling $937,508 and 77 students took out student loans totaling more than $267,432.

Including all undergraduates (8,744), 2,325 students used grants or scholarships totaling $7.8 million, and 962 students took out $3.7 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~8,657
$2,046
$2,094
$2,094
$2,070
1.2%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Scottsdale Community College in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
177
37%
$780,593
$4,410
State / local grant or scholarship
7
1%
$6,500
$929
Institutional grants or scholarships
108
22%
$150,415
$1,393
Grant or scholarship aid total
233
48%
$937,508
$4,024
Federal student loans
77
16%
$265,432
$3,447
Other student loans
-
0%
-
-
Student loan aid
77
16%
$267,432
$3,473
Total student aid
278
57%
-
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