Hillsborough Community College

Tampa, Florida


Costs to Attend Hillsborough Community College

Are you interested in applying to Hillsborough Community College yet wondering how much it costs or if you can afford to attend? Use our comprehensive price data and loan calculation tools to assist in determining if this school makes financial sense for you and your intended major of study.

Annual Cost

  • Total One Academic Year Cost
  • Florida Residents: $9,665
  • Non Florida Residents: $15,462
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for Florida Residents: $1,931
  • Tution for non-Florida Residents: $7,728
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $5,859
  • Books and Supplies: $1,300
  • Other Fees: $575

The cost per year to attend Hillsborough Community College is $9,665 for the 2012/2013 academic year. Residents outside of Florida have a total one year cost of $15,462. How much may your student loan payments be and can you afford to attend? If you are interested in learning more, request additional information to be sent to you from Hillsborough Community College

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 academic years. Please consult the school directly for the most up to date price information.

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Estimated 2 Year Cost at Current Tuition

At current published tuition rates, the estimated total tuition and living expense cost of a 2 year associate degree at Hillsborough Community College is $19,330 for students graduating in normal time. Our methodology for estimating the 2 year cost is a multiple of the most recent reported annual cost and does not factor in tuition increases.

  • 2 Year Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $19,330
  • 2 Year Out of State Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $30,924

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • Florida Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $4,832
  • Non Florida Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $7,731

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $4,966*
  • Estimated Average 2 Year Degree Cost: $9,932**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 51%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $4,587
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 44%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $4,411
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 18%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $5,691

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

**Based on a 2 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Hillsborough Community College is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for Hillsborough Community College? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $9,932, our estimated average net price for a two year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 51% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $4,966. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our Hillsborough Community College student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

  • Monthly Payment: $99.90
  • Amount Borrowed: $9,932.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $2,055.66
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $11,987.66

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend Hillsborough Community College? To keep student loan payments affordable, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income. When planning how to afford Hillsborough Community College, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using these parameters, a salary of $11,987.66 is recommended to afford a $99.90 monthly payment in the example loan modeled above. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to Hillsborough Community College in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $2,380 to $2,423. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 0.4%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you can expect to pay for a 2 year degree at this school assuming tuition increases along at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 2 year cost of $19,330.00. Use our college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for Hillsborough Community College.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $12,644, 2 Year Degree: $25,287
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $16,137, 2 Year Degree: $32,274
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $20,595, 2 Year Degree: $41,190
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $23,841, 2 Year Degree: $47,683

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost Per Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at Hillsborough Community College are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour for Florida residents: $101
  • Cost for one class for Florida residents (3 credit hours): $303
  • Price per credit hour for out of state residents: $369
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours): $1,107
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours): $1,476

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Tuition History

What was tuition at Hillsborough Community College for the past five, ten, fifteen or twenty years? Looking at historical tuition increase rates may provide an indication as to expected increases in the future. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1987 follows.

  • 2010 - $2,621 In State / $9,551 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 11.6% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $2,348 In State / $8,438 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.3% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $2,091 In State / $7,468 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $2,091 In State / $7,468 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.4% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $1,983 In State / $7,231 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8.2% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $1,833 In State / $6,835 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 10.6% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $1,658 In State / $5,748 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 1.9% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $1,627 In State / $5,633 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.7% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $1,511 In State / $5,588 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $1,511 In State / $5,588 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.9% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $1,441 In State / $5,328 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.8% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $1,375 In State / $4,998 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 10.4% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $1,245 In State / $4,634 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 10.7% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $1,125 In State / $4,187 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9.5% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $1,027 In State / $3,945 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0.7% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $1,020 In State / $3,915 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8.7% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $938 In State / $3,525 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 10.6% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $848 In State / $3,165 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9.8% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $772 In State / $2,755 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $772 In State / $1,567 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.9% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $743 In State / $1,508 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Hillsborough Community College ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $9,665. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Associate's Degree 2,278 $19,330
2 year cost
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's Degree 229 $19,330
2 year cost
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Associate's Degree 74 $19,330
2 year cost
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician Associate's Degree 33 $19,330
2 year cost
Legal Assistant/Paralegal Associate's Degree 31 $19,330
2 year cost
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist Associate's Degree 31 $19,330
2 year cost
Operations Management and Supervision Associate's Degree 30 $19,330
2 year cost
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant Associate's Degree 19 $19,330
2 year cost
Child Care and Support Services Management Associate's Degree 17 $19,330
2 year cost
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist Associate's Degree 17 $19,330
2 year cost
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician Associate's Degree 17 $19,330
2 year cost
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist Associate's Degree 15 $19,330
2 year cost
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Associate's Degree 15 $19,330
2 year cost
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Associate's Degree 13 $19,330
2 year cost
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 11 $19,330
2 year cost
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager Associate's Degree 10 $19,330
2 year cost
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness Associate's Degree 10 $19,330
2 year cost
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 10 $19,330
2 year cost
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other Associate's Degree 9 $19,330
2 year cost
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Associate's Degree 9 $19,330
2 year cost
Business Administration and Management, General Associate's Degree 9 $19,330
2 year cost
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary Associate's Degree 8 $19,330
2 year cost
Hospitality Administration/Management, General Associate's Degree 7 $19,330
2 year cost
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other Associate's Degree 6 $19,330
2 year cost
Dietitian Assistant Associate's Degree 6 $19,330
2 year cost
Aquaculture Associate's Degree 5 $19,330
2 year cost
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping Associate's Degree 5 $19,330
2 year cost
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 5 $19,330
2 year cost
Cinematography and Film/Video Production Associate's Degree 5 $19,330
2 year cost
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst Associate's Degree 3 $19,330
2 year cost
Management Information Systems and Services, Other Associate's Degree 3 $19,330
2 year cost
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology Associate's Degree 3 $19,330
2 year cost
Computer Programming, Specific Applications Associate's Degree 2 $19,330
2 year cost
Restaurant/Food Services Management Associate's Degree 2 $19,330
2 year cost
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS Associate's Degree 2 $19,330
2 year cost
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Associate's Degree 1 $19,330
2 year cost
Optometric Technician/Assistant Associate's Degree 1 $19,330
2 year cost

About Hillsborough Community College

Hillsborough Community College is a two year community college located in Tampa, Florida.  Full time enrollment is 11,903 and part time is 16,426.  Hillsborough Community College has an open admission policy meaning that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes.

Only undergraduate degrees are offered at this school.

Learn more about Hillsborough Community College at CollegeSimply.

  • Address
  • Hillsborough Community College
  • 39 Columbia Drive
  • Tampa, Florida
  • 33606-3584

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