Cost to Attend Clinton Junior College

Clinton Junior College
Rock Hill, South Carolina

Annual Costs

Undergraduate Tuition

Tuition for Clinton Junior College is $9,920 for the 2020/2021 academic year. This is 36% cheaper than the national average college tuition of $15,491. The cost is 27% more expensive than the average South Carolina tuition of $7,814 for 2 year colleges. Tuition ranks 22nd in South Carolina amongst 2 year colleges for affordability and is the 8th most expensive 2 year college in the state. Price does not vary by residence.

The school charges an additional fees of $100 in addition to tuition bringing the total effective in-state tuition to $10,020.

Housing Costs

On campus room and board is provided by the school at a cost of $9,551 per academic year. Students electing to live off campus elsewhere in Rock Hill should budget at least this amount.

Books and Supplies

The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $1,200.

Other Living Expenses

If living on-campus, students should budget for $1,000 in additional living expenses. Off-campus students should budget for $500 in other miscellaneous living expenses.

Total Costs

The annual tuition and living expense budget to go to Clinton Junior College was $21,771 for the 2020/2021 academic year. The cost is the same for all students regardless of South Carolina residence status as there is no in-state discount.

Citation: Price data from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020 IPEDS survey response for Clinton Junior College and represent reported costs for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Costs and Tuition for Clinton Junior College
Estimated Budgets
South Carolina Resident Total Budget $21,771
   In-State Tuition$9,920
   Other Fees$100
   Room and Board$9,551
   On-Campus Other Budget$1,000
   Books and Supplies$1,200
Non-Resident Total Budget $21,771
   Out-of-State Tuition$9,920
   Other Fees$100
   Room and Board$9,551
   On-Campus Other Budget$1,000
   Books and Supplies$1,200
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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 $21,771 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 Clinton Junior College net price for in-state students is $15,653* for the 2019/2020 academic year. This net price includes housing and meal expenses.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid

100% of Clinton Junior College students received grant aid in 2019/2020. The average total aid amount was $6,451. 100 percent of students received aid in the form of Pell Grants from the U.S. Federal Government. The average Pell Grant awarded for 2019/2020 was $3,098. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend Clinton Junior College, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Net Price and Financial Aid for Clinton Junior College
Financial Aid Summary
Average Annual Net Price$15,653*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid100%
Average Total Grant Aid$6,451
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants100%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid$3,098

Average Net Price 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 2019/2020 academic year.

Family Income Avg. Net Price
$0 to $30,000$15,897
$30,001 to $48,000$15,490
$48,001 to $75,000$14,869
$75,001 to $110,000$11,765

Average Financial Aid Mix - $21,771 In-State Total Cost

CollegeCalc has estimated typical coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $21,771. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.

Grants and Scholarships
31% - $6,451

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

Federal Loans
36% - $7,422

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

Out of Pocket
33% -  $6,898

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

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's Academic Year 2019/2020 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 Private Colleges in the Region

School Cost vs. Clinton Junior College
Spartanburg Methodist College58.8% more expensive
Louisburg College71.1% more expensive
Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service20.7% more expensive
Andrew College93.3% more expensive
Remington College Nashville Campus67% 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 Clinton Junior 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 Clinton Junior College is $43,542 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 $3,323 in-state net price as the basis. Applying this cost over 2 would estimate the cost of a degree at $6,646**

**Based on a 2 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 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 Clinton Junior College.

South Carolina Resident Tuition Per Semester$4,960
South Carolina Resident Total Cost Per Semester$10,886

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 Clinton Junior 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 Clinton Junior College
Price per credit hour$400
Cost for one class (3 credit hours)$1,200
Cost for one class (4 credit hours)$1,600

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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. 100% of Clinton Junior College students receive U.S. Federal Student Loans with an average annual Federal Loan aid amount of $7,422.

Example Loan Payments and Costs

How much are student loan payments for Clinton Junior 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 $6,646, 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 $7,972.56. This could be your effective total out of pocket cost of an education at Clinton Junior College. Note that this calculation assumes you don't pay full list price tuition, are part of the reported 100% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $3,323. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments could be significantly higher than this example. Use our Clinton Junior 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.

Clinton Junior College Student Loan Payments
Example Payments
Monthly Loan Payment$66.44
Amount Borrowed$6,646.00
Interest Rate3.73%
Term10 years
Number of Monthly Payments120
Total Interest Cost$1,326.56
Sum of All Payments over 10 years$7,972.56

Affording Student Loan Payments and Post Graduation Salary

Can I afford to attend Clinton Junior 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 Clinton Junior 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 $7,972.56 would be needed to afford a $66.44 monthly payment in the example $6,646.00 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 Clinton Junior College in the future? In the past four years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $4,851 to $9,920. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 20.9%. 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 2 year cost of $43,542.00. 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 Clinton Junior College.

Annual2 Year Degree
Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2027$28,481$56,961
Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2032$36,349$72,698
Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2037 $46,392$92,784
Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2040 $53,704$107,409


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About Clinton Junior College

Clinton Junior College is a two year private college located in Rock Hill, South Carolina.  The school is affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church faith.  Full time enrollment is 102 and part time is 17.  Clinton Junior 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 Clinton Junior College at CollegeSimply.

Only undergraduate degrees are offered at this school.

Clinton Junior College
1029 Crawford Rd
Rock Hill, South Carolina

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Clinton Junior College is a private not for profit institution.

Clinton Junior College cost and financial aid data source: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data. Data last updated February 2022 and reflects academic year 2020/2021 costs reported by the school.