Southside Virginia Community College

Alberta, Virginia


Costs to Attend Southside Virginia Community College

Are you interested in applying to Southside Virginia 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
  • Virginia Residents: $10,355
  • Non Virginia Residents: $15,668
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for Virginia Residents: $3,510
  • Tution for non-Virginia Residents: $8,823
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $5,310
  • Books and Supplies: $1,235
  • Other Fees: $300

The cost per year to attend Southside Virginia Community College is $10,355 for the 2012/2013 academic year. Residents outside of Virginia have a total one year cost of $15,668. 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 Southside Virginia 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 Southside Virginia Community College is $20,710 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): $20,710
  • 2 Year Out of State Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $31,336

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • Virginia Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $5,178
  • Non Virginia Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $7,834

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $7,161*
  • Estimated Average 2 Year Degree Cost: $14,322**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 45%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $3,698
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 39%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $3,559
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 0%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $0

*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

Southside Virginia Community College is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for Southside Virginia Community College? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $14,322, our estimated average net price for a two year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 45% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $7,161. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our Southside Virginia 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: $144.05
  • Amount Borrowed: $14,322.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $2,964.27
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $17,286.27

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend Southside Virginia 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 Southside Virginia 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 $17,286.27 is recommended to afford a $144.05 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 Southside Virginia Community College in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $2,330 to $3,645. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 11.3%. 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 $20,710.00. 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 Southside Virginia Community College.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $13,546, 2 Year Degree: $27,093
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $17,289, 2 Year Degree: $34,578
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $22,065, 2 Year Degree: $44,131
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $25,544, 2 Year Degree: $51,087

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 Southside Virginia Community College are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour for Virginia residents: $112
  • Cost for one class for Virginia residents (3 credit hours): $336
  • Price per credit hour for out of state residents: $288
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours): $864
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours): $1,152

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Tuition History

What was tuition at Southside Virginia 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 - $2,856 In State / $8,019 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.4% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $2,660 In State / $7,914 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.9% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $2,465 In State / $7,719 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.8% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $2,330 In State / $7,282 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.2% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $2,195 In State / $6,641 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.2% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $2,066 In State / $6,489 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6.3% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $1,943 In State / $6,366 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 42.4% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $1,364 In State / $5,742 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 12% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $1,218 In State / $5,235 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $1,218 In State / $5,175 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $1,218 In State / $5,049 Out of State Tuition and Fees. -18.3% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $1,490 In State / $4,901 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.8% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $1,450 In State / $4,731 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $1,450 In State / $4,731 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.1% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $1,420 In State / $4,701 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.9% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $1,380 In State / $4,491 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 2.9% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $1,341 In State / $4,371 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.6% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $1,246 In State / $4,276 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 18% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $1,056 In State / $4,266 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 17.3% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $900 In State / $3,930 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 11.9% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $804 In State / $3,966 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Southside Virginia 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 $10,355. 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 268 $20,710
2 year cost
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's Degree 54 $20,710
2 year cost
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Associate's Degree 32 $20,710
2 year cost
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other Associate's Degree 32 $20,710
2 year cost
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other Associate's Degree 19 $20,710
2 year cost
Computer and Information Sciences, General Associate's Degree 17 $20,710
2 year cost
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other Associate's Degree 16 $20,710
2 year cost
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 10 $20,710
2 year cost
Fire Science/Fire-fighting Associate's Degree 4 $20,710
2 year cost
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Associate's Degree 3 $20,710
2 year cost
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 1 $20,710
2 year cost

About Southside Virginia Community College

Southside Virginia Community College is a two year community college located in Alberta, Virginia.  Full time enrollment is 1,968 and part time is 4,324.  Southside Virginia 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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