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Annual Costs

Undergraduate Tuition

Montgomery County Community College West Campus tuition is $6,180 per year for in-state residents. This is 70% more expensive than the national average public two year tuition of $3,631. The cost is 52% cheaper than the average Pennsylvania tuition of $12,962 for 2 year colleges. Tuition ranks 2nd in Pennsylvania amongst 2 year colleges for affordability and is the 57th most expensive 2 year college in the state. If attending from out-of-state, the tuition is $9,270 which represents a 50% premium.

The school charges an additional fees of $960 in addition to tuition bringing the total effective in-state tuition to $7,140.

Housing Costs

Montgomery County Community College West Campus doesn't offer on campus housing. If you're not living with family you will need to budget for food and housing in the Pottstown area just like you would for a college with dorms. The estimated rent and meal expense per academic year for off campus housing is $0.

Books and Supplies

The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $1,300.

Other Living Expenses

Off-campus students should budget for $0 in other miscellaneous living expenses.

Total Costs

The total tuition and living expense budget for in-state Pennsylvania residents to go to Montgomery County Community College-West Campus is $8,440 for the 2018/2019 academic year. Out-of-state students who don't have Pennsylvania residence can expect a one year cost of $11,530. Students residing at home with parents providing food and housing should budget a total cost of $8,440.

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

Costs and Tuition for Montgomery County Community College West Campus
Estimated Budgets
Pennsylvania Resident Total Budget (Living Off Campus)$8,440
   In-State Tuition$6,180
   Other Fees$960
   Off-Campus Housing Budget$0
   Off-Campus Other Budget$0
   Books and Supplies$1,300
Pennsylvania Resident Total Budget (Living with Parents)$8,440
   In-State Tuition$6,180
   Other Fees$960
   Family Provided Room and Board$0
   With-Family Other Living Budget$0
   Books and Supplies$1,300

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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 $8,440 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 Montgomery County Community College-West Campus net price for in-state students is $0* for the 2014/2015 academic year. This net price includes housing and meal expenses.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid

0% of Montgomery County Community College West Campus students received grant aid in 2014/2015. The average total aid amount was $0. 0 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 $0. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend Montgomery County Community College West Campus, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Net Price and Financial Aid for Montgomery County Community College West Campus
Financial Aid Summary
Average Annual Net Price$0*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid0%
Average Total Grant Aid$0
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants0%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid$0

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 $30,000n/a
$30,001 to $48,000n/a
$48,001 to $75,000n/a
$75,001 to $110,000n/a
$110,000+n/a

Average Financial Aid Mix - $8,440 In-State Total Cost

CollegeCalc has estimated typical coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $8,440. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.

0%
0%
100%

Grants and Scholarships

 0% - $0

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

Federal Loans

 0% - $0

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

Out of Pocket

 100% -  $8,440

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. Montgomery County Community College West Campus
Reading Area Community College28.2% more expensive
Montgomery County Community College Central Campus39.8% more expensive
Delaware County Community College17.5% more expensive
Lehigh Carbon Community College2.9% less expensive
Community College of Philadelphia49.9% 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 Montgomery County Community College West Campus.

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 Montgomery County Community College-West Campus is $16,880 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.

**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 Montgomery County Community College West Campus.

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition Per Semester$3,090
Pennsylvania Resident Total Cost Per Semester$4,220
Non-Pennsylvania Resident Tuition Per Semester$4,635
Non-Pennsylvania Resident Total Cost Per Semester$5,765

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 Montgomery County Community College West Campus 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 Montgomery County Community College West Campus
Price per credit hour for in district residents$125
Cost for one class for in district residents (3 credit hours)$375
Price per credit hour for Pennsylvania residents$238
Cost for one class for Pennsylvania residents (3 credit hours)$714
Price per credit hour for out of state residents$351
Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours)$1,053
Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours)$1,404

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Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to Montgomery County Community College West Campus in the future? 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 $16,880.00. 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 Montgomery County Community College West Campus.

Annual2 Year Degree
Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2025$11,041$22,082
Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2030$14,092$28,183
Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2035 $17,985$35,970
Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2038 $20,820$41,639

Calculators

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About Montgomery County Community College West Campus

Montgomery County Community College West Campus is a two year community college located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.  Full time enrollment is 1,153 and part time is 2,097.  Montgomery County Community College West Campus 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 Montgomery County Community College West Campus at CollegeSimply.

Only undergraduate degrees are offered at this school.

Address
Montgomery County Community College West Campus
101 College Dr
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
19464-5437

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Montgomery County Community College West Campus 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.

Montgomery County Community College West Campus cost and financial aid data source: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=445009 IPEDS survey data.