Annual Costs

Undergraduate Tuition

Owens Community College tuition is $3,672 per year for in-state residents. This is 8% more expensive than the national average public two year tuition of $3,631. The cost is 63% cheaper than the average Ohio tuition of $10,591 for 2 year colleges. Tuition ranks 12th in Ohio amongst 2 year colleges for affordability and is the 75th most expensive 2 year college in the state. If attending from out-of-state, the tuition is $7,334 which represents a 100% premium.

The school charges an additional fees of $1,010 in addition to tuition bringing the total effective in-state tuition to $4,682.

Housing Costs

Owens Community College doesn't offer on campus housing. If you're not living with family you will need to budget for food and housing in the Perrysburg area just like you would for a college with dorms. The estimated rent and meal expense per academic year for off campus housing is $4,832.

Books and Supplies

The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $1,410.

Other Living Expenses

Off-campus students should budget for $2,592 in other miscellaneous living expenses.

Total Costs

The total tuition and living expense budget for in-state Ohio residents to go to Owens State Community College is $13,516 for the 2018/2019 academic year. Out-of-state students who don't have Ohio residence can expect a one year cost of $17,178. Students residing at home with parents providing food and housing should budget a total cost of $8,684.

Citation: Price data from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 and 2017-2018 IPEDS survey response for Owens Community College and represent reported costs for the 2016-2017 and 2015-2016 academic years.

Costs and Tuition for Owens Community College
Estimated Budgets
Ohio Resident Total Budget (Living Off Campus)$13,516
   In-State Tuition$3,672
   Other Fees$1,010
   Off-Campus Housing Budget$4,832
   Off-Campus Other Budget$2,592
   Books and Supplies$1,410
Ohio Resident Total Budget (Living with Parents)$8,684
   In-State Tuition$3,672
   Other Fees$1,010
   Family Provided Room and Board$0
   With-Family Other Living Budget$2,592
   Books and Supplies$1,410


What it Really Costs

Depending on many factors including student and parent income and assets, the total cost of attendance may be less than the $13,516 published price if scholarship or grant aid is made available to you.

Net Price

The net out-of-pocket total cost you end up paying or financing though student loans is known as the net price. The reported Owens State Community College net price for in-state students is $6,740* for the 2014/2015 academic year. This net price includes housing and meal expenses.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid

69% of Owens Community College students received grant aid in 2014/2015. The average total aid amount was $4,034. 60 percent of students received aid in the form of Pell Grants from the U.S. Federal Government. The average Pell Grant awarded for 2014/2015 was $4,010. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend Owens Community College, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Net Price and Financial Aid for Owens Community College
Financial Aid Summary
Average Annual Net Price$6,740*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid69%
Average Total Grant Aid$4,034
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants60%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid$4,010

Average Net Price for In-State Students by Family Income

The average net total cost of attendance for different levels of family income after federal, state or local government, institutional grant and scholarship aid are awarded. Data last published for the 2014/2015 academic year.

Family Income Avg. Net Price
$0 to $30,000$6,274
$30,001 to $48,000$6,776
$48,001 to $75,000$9,026
$75,001 to $110,000$10,497

Average Financial Aid Mix - $13,516 In-State Total Cost

CollegeCalc has estimated typical coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $13,516. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.


Grants and Scholarships

 37% - $4,034

Money granted to you by the U.S. Department of Education, Owens Community College or other organizations. These are not loans and do not need to be repaid.

Federal Loans

 42% - $4,597

Low interest student loans funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This amount will need to be repaid.

Out of Pocket

 21% -  $2,293

Covered by family savings, work or private student loans which you will have to repay.

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's Academic Year 2014-2015 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.

Tuition Comparison to Similar Community Colleges in the Region

School Cost vs. Owens Community College
Monroe County Community College55.2% more expensive
Terra State Community College5.6% more expensive
Northwest State Community College2.8% more expensive
Washtenaw Community College3.3% more expensive
Bowling Green State University Firelands28.2% more expensive

Cost of a Degree

Being a school offering two year programs, prospective students should consider the multi year outlay when budgeting the cost for two years at Owens Community College.

Estimated 2 Year Cost at Published Tuition

At the current published rates, an estimated total tuition, fees and living expense price for a 2 year associate degree at Owens State Community College is $27,032 for students graduating in normal time. This methodology for estimating the 2 year cost is a straight multiple of the most recent reported annual total cost and does not factor in tuition increases during the time you're in school. It also assumes you receive no grant or scholarship aid and pay the full list price.

A potentially more accurate but less conservative estimate of a degree cost can be made by using the school's annual $6,842 in-state net price as the basis. Applying this cost over 2 would estimate the cost of a degree at $13,684**

**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 2014-2015 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.

Other Costs

Estimated Cost Per Semester

Most colleges don't charge students on an annual basis but instead require payment semester by semester. If you ever need to take an additional semester of classes to complete you degree you shouldn't have to pay for a full academic year. These our estimated costs for a semester at Owens Community College.

Ohio Resident Tuition Per Semester$1,836
Ohio Resident Total Cost Per Semester$6,758
Non-Ohio Resident Tuition Per Semester$3,667
Non-Ohio Resident Total Cost Per Semester$8,589

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost for a 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 Owens Community College are as follows. Per credit costs are for reference only as many schools will not allow students to pay by credit hour.

Cost per credit hour and per class at Owens Community College
Price per credit hour for Ohio residents$153
Cost for one class for Ohio residents (3 credit hours)$459
Price per credit hour for out of state residents$306
Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours)$918
Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours)$1,224


Student Loans and Debt

The second consideration after understanding the cost of college is determining how to finance it. Some students are fortunate enough to have some form of family financial assistance, but student loans end up financing a significant portion of higher education in the U.S. 58% of Owens Community College students receive U.S. Federal Student Loans with an average annual Federal Loan aid amount of $4,597.

Example Loan Payments and Costs

How much are student loan payments for Owens Community College? Obviously this varies based on a number of factors - offsetting financial aid you receive, percentage of fee you pay upfront while enrolled and the interest rate on your loans. We've modeled a sample student loan based on current Stafford loan rates to give you an approximate idea.

The following are the costs for a loan if you borrowed $13,684, 100% of the estimated average net price for a two year program and paid nothing while enrolled. The total of all payments including interest would sum $16,978.71. This could be your effective total out of pocket cost of an education at Owens Community College. Note that this calculation assumes you don't pay full list price tuition, are part of the reported 69% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $6,842. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments could be significantly higher than this example. Use our Owens 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.

Owens Community College Student Loan Payments
Example Payments
Monthly Loan Payment$141.49
Amount Borrowed$13,684.00
Interest Rate4.5%
Term10 years
Number of Monthly Payments120
Total Interest Cost$3,294.71
Sum of All Payments over 10 years$16,978.71

Affording Student Loan Payments and Post Graduation Salary

Can I afford to attend Owens State Community College? In the end, the answer comes down a determination if you will earn enough to comfortably pay back a student loan with your post graduation salary. This is an extremely important point to consider. In order to afford student loan payments and still meet all your other costs of living, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income earned after graduation. If you're considering attending Owens 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 the 10% of salary threshold, an annual income of $16,978.71 would be needed to afford a $141.49 monthly payment in the example $13,684.00 loan modeled above. You will need to determine if it is at all realistic that you will be earning this type of salary after graduation. 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 Owens Community College in the future? In the past four years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $3,505 to $3,672. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 1%. 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 could expect to pay for a 2 year degree assuming tuition increases at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 2 year cost of $27,032.00. Use the college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for Owens Community College.

Annual2 Year Degree
Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2025$17,681$35,363
Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2030$22,567$45,133
Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2035 $28,801$57,603
Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2038 $33,341$66,682

Comparable Cost for Popular Majors

We've compared the out of state cost of the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Owens Community College to the national average for all other colleges offering the same major. Use this comparison to determine particular programs where this school offers value relative to other colleges.

Area of Study Graduates vs National Avg
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's Degree 187 15% cheaper
Business/Commerce, General Associate's Degree 122 22% cheaper
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration Associate's Degree 83 19% cheaper
General Studies Associate's Degree 76 19% cheaper
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping Associate's Degree 73 12% cheaper
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Associate's Degree 43 10% cheaper
Computer Programming, Specific Applications Associate's Degree 35 9% cheaper
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary Associate's Degree 29 1% cheaper
Business Administration and Management, General Associate's Degree 29 21% cheaper
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist Associate's Degree 29 19% cheaper
Occupational Therapist Assistant Associate's Degree 27 15% cheaper
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 26 13% cheaper
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 25 3% cheaper
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant Associate's Degree 24 14% cheaper
Biomedical Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 21 14% cheaper
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 19 10% cheaper
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General Associate's Degree 19 7% cheaper
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist Associate's Degree 19 12% cheaper
Restaurant/Food Services Management Associate's Degree 18 30% cheaper
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Associate's Degree 16 11% cheaper
Surgical Technology/Technologist Associate's Degree 15 12% cheaper
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Associate's Degree 15 10% costlier
Commercial and Advertising Art Associate's Degree 15 15% cheaper
Dietetics/Dietitian Associate's Degree 14 3% costlier
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 14 14% cheaper
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 13 22% cheaper
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist Associate's Degree 13 20% cheaper
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD Associate's Degree 13 13% cheaper
Social Work Associate's Degree 13 6% cheaper
Information Technology Associate's Degree 12 11% cheaper
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 11 21% cheaper
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician Associate's Degree 11 12% cheaper
Agricultural Mechanization, General Associate's Degree 10 4% costlier
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary Associate's Degree 10 10% cheaper
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage Associate's Degree 10 18% cheaper
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist Associate's Degree 8 12% cheaper
Welding Technology/Welder Associate's Degree 7 6% cheaper
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 7 17% cheaper
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Associate's Degree 7 18% cheaper
Commercial Photography Associate's Degree 6 6% cheaper
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology Associate's Degree 6 2% costlier
Operations Management and Supervision Associate's Degree 6 8% cheaper
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 5 13% cheaper
Quality Control Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 5 2% cheaper
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Associate's Degree 5 8% cheaper
Industrial Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 5 2% cheaper
History, General Associate's Degree 4 11% cheaper
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other Associate's Degree 4 9% cheaper
Psychology, General Associate's Degree 3 13% cheaper
Surveying Technology/Surveying Associate's Degree 3 17% cheaper
Biotechnology Associate's Degree 2 2% costlier
Public Administration Associate's Degree 2 17% cheaper
Music Performance, General Associate's Degree 1 11% cheaper
English Language and Literature, General Associate's Degree 1 13% cheaper
Geography Associate's Degree 1 20% cheaper
Engineering, General Associate's Degree 1 9% cheaper
Health/Health Care Administration/Management Associate's Degree 1 24% cheaper
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Associate's Degree 1 11% cheaper
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology Associate's Degree 1 0% costlier
Education, General Associate's Degree 1 9% cheaper
Music History, Literature, and Theory Associate's Degree 1 18% costlier


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About Owens Community College

Owens Community College is a two year community college located in Perrysburg, Ohio.  Full time enrollment is 2,821 and part time is 7,350.  Owens 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. Learn more about Owens Community College at CollegeSimply.

Only undergraduate degrees are offered at this school.

Owens Community College
30335 Oregon Rd
Perrysburg, Ohio

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Owens Community College is a public not for profit institution. Public schools often represent the best value for your education dollar, especially when students qualify for in-state tuition.

Owens Community College cost and financial aid data source: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204945 IPEDS survey data.