Pratt Community College

Pratt, Kansas


Costs to Attend Pratt Community College

Are you interested in applying to Pratt 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
  • Kansas Residents: $9,190
  • Non Kansas Residents: $9,382
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for Kansas Residents: $1,728
  • Tution for non-Kansas Residents: $1,920
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $5,178
  • Books and Supplies: $1,000
  • Other Fees: $1,284

The cost per year to attend Pratt Community College is $9,190 for the 2012/2013 academic year. Residents outside of Kansas have a total one year cost of $9,382. 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 Pratt 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 Pratt Community College is $18,380 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): $18,380
  • 2 Year Out of State Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $18,764

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • Kansas Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $4,595
  • Non Kansas Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $4,691

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $6,643*
  • Estimated Average 2 Year Degree Cost: $13,286**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 75%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $3,534
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 32%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $3,287
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 30%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $3,391

*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

Pratt Community College is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for Pratt Community College? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $13,286, our estimated average net price for a two year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 75% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $6,643. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our Pratt 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: $133.63
  • Amount Borrowed: $13,286.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $2,749.85
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $16,035.85

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend Pratt 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 Pratt 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 $16,035.85 is recommended to afford a $133.63 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 Pratt Community College in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $2,230 to $2,820. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 5.3%. 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 $18,380.00. 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 Pratt Community College.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $12,022, 2 Year Degree: $24,045
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $15,344, 2 Year Degree: $30,688
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $19,583, 2 Year Degree: $39,166
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $22,670, 2 Year Degree: $45,340

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 Pratt Community College are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour for Kansas residents: $85
  • Cost for one class for Kansas residents (3 credit hours): $255
  • Price per credit hour for out of state residents: $91
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours): $273
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours): $364

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Tuition History

What was tuition at Pratt 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 - $2,532 In State / $2,760 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.7% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $2,418 In State / $2,532 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 1.3% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $2,386 In State / $2,436 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.8% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $2,322 In State / $2,372 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.8% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $2,258 In State / $2,308 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 17.6% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $1,920 In State / $1,920 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.7% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $1,800 In State / $1,800 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 13.2% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $1,590 In State / $1,590 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.8% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $1,410 In State / $1,410 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.2% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $1,380 In State / $1,800 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.5% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $1,320 In State / $1,740 Out of State Tuition and Fees. -1.8% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $1,344 In State / $2,272 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $1,280 In State / $2,208 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.6% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $1,248 In State / $2,040 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.4% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $1,184 In State / $2,848 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.7% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $1,120 In State / $2,592 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12.9% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $992 In State / $2,528 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 10.2% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $900 In State / $2,340 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.1% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $840 In State / $2,220 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $800 In State / $1,800 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $800 In State / $1,650 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.8% Annual Increase
  • 1989 - $742 In State / $660 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9.9% Annual Increase
  • 1988 - $675 In State / $2,560 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Pratt 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 $9,190. 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
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's Degree 120 $18,380
2 year cost
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Associate's Degree 76 $18,380
2 year cost
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General Associate's Degree 23 $18,380
2 year cost
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 11 $18,380
2 year cost
Agricultural Mechanics and Equipment/Machine Technology Associate's Degree 5 $18,380
2 year cost
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General Associate's Degree 4 $18,380
2 year cost
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications Associate's Degree 3 $18,380
2 year cost
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management Associate's Degree 2 $18,380
2 year cost

About Pratt Community College

Pratt Community College is a two year community college located in Pratt, Kansas.  Full time enrollment is 744 and part time is 780.  Pratt 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.

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