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Bucks County Community College Tuition & Cost Guide


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Cost to Attend

In District

$17,688

In District Pennsylvania Residents

  • Tuition: $3,240
  • Books and Supplies: $1,700
  • Other Fees: $1,178
  • Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living: $5,900

In State

$20,928

Pennsylvania Residents

  • Tuition: $6,480
  • Books and Supplies: $1,700
  • Other Fees: $1,178
  • Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living: $5,900

*All tuition data is sourced from the 2015/2016 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Annual Prices

Residents of Pennsylvania pay an annual total price of $20,928 to attend Bucks County Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $6,480 for tuition, $1,700 for books and supplies and $1,178 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $24,168 which is 15.5% higher than Pennsylvania residents. The tuition charge is $9,720 while books and supplies are $1,700 and other fees come in at $1,178.



Financial Aid and Student Loans - What does it really cost to attend?

The average reported annual net price for Bucks County Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $7,589 in 2014/2015.

Aid Amount Percent Receiving Aid
Average Annual Total Grant Aid $4,371 36%
Average Pell Grant $4,070 30%
Average Annual Federal Student Loan $4,541 22%

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Bucks County Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $15,372. The loan balance of $15,372 is a two year multiple of the $7,686 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $161 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.7%.

Example Loan $15,372
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.7%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $160.50
Total Interest Paid $3,888.15
Sum of All Loan Payments $19,260.15

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current published cost of a 2 year associate degree at Bucks County Community College to be $41,856 - assuming graduation in normal time. Our estimation assumes a 1.1% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Year 1 Year 2
Pennsylvania Residents $20,928 $21,150
Non Residents $24,168 $24,425

Per Credit Hour and Per Class Prices

We estimate the cost for a class at Bucks County Community College as follows based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Bucks County Community College versus other colleges.

Cost Per Credit Hour Cost Per Class (3 credit hr) Cost Per Class (4 credit hr)
In District Residents $111 $333 $444
Pennsylvania Residents $222 $666 $888
Out of State Residents $333 $999 $1,332

Historical Tuition Prices

The cost to attend college is continually rising. The table below will provide perspective as to the historical tuition increases reported for Bucks County Community College and what it has cost to attend in past years.

Pennsylvania Resident Out of State Annual Percent Change
2010 $7,064 $10,334 4.9%
2009 $6,734 $9,884 3.2%
2008 $6,524 $9,614 1.9%
2007 $6,404 $9,464 3.9%
2006 $6,164 $9,134 6.3%
2005 $5,797 $8,647 5.3%
2004 $5,504 $8,234 7.6%
2003 $5,114 $7,694 0%
2002 $5,114 $7,694 3.6%
2001 $4,934 $7,454 5.1%
2000 $4,694 $7,124 0%
1999 $4,694 $7,124 0%
1998 $4,694 $7,124 8.3%
1997 $4,334 $6,614 0.9%
1996 $4,294 $6,554 0%
1995 $4,294 $6,554 2%
1994 $4,209 $6,439 7.7%
1993 $3,909 $5,989 8.3%
1992 $3,609 $5,539 24.2%
1991 $2,905 $4,515 17.9%
1990 $2,464 $3,824 -11%
1989 $2,768 $4,280 0%
1988 $2,768 $4,096 0%
1987 $0 $0 0%

Tuition Payments

Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211307 IPEDS survey data for Bucks County Community College.




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