Annual Costs

Undergraduate Tuition

Navarro College tuition is $1,260 per year for in-district residents. This is 58% cheaper than the national average public two year in-district tuition of $2,965. The cost is 68% cheaper than the average Texas in-district tuition of $3,933 for 2 year colleges. Tuition ranks 20th in Texas amongst 2 year colleges for affordability and is the 53rd most expensive 2 year college in the state.

The school charges an additional fees of $2,430 in addition to tuition bringing the total effective in-state tuition to $3,870.

Housing Costs

On campus room and board is provided by the school at a cost of $6,688 per academic year. Students electing to live off campus elsewhere in Corsicana should budget at least this amount.

Books and Supplies

The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $1,600.

Other Living Expenses

If living on-campus, students should budget for $6,977 in additional living expenses. Off-campus students should budget for $6,977 in other miscellaneous living expenses.

Total Costs

The total tuition and living expense budget for in-district residents to go to Navarro College is $18,955 for the 2017/2018 academic year. The total cost for in-state, but not in district residents is $19,135. Out-of-state students who don't possess Texas residence can expect a one year cost of $20,665.

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

Costs and Tuition for Navarro College
Estimated Budgets
In-District Resident Total Budget $18,955
   In-District Tuition$1,260
   Other Fees$2,430
   On-Campus Other Budget$6,977
   Books and Supplies$1,600
   Room and Board$6,688
Texas Out of District Total Budget $19,135
   In-State Tuition$1,440
   Other Fees$2,430
   Room and Board$6,688
   On-Campus Other Budget$6,977
   Books and Supplies$1,600


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 $19,135 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 Navarro College net price for in-state students is $9,283* for the 2014/2015 academic year. This net price includes housing and meal expenses.

Pell Grants and other Grant Aid

77% of Navarro College students received grant aid in 2014/2015. The average total aid amount was $4,940. 68 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 $4,456. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend Navarro College, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Net Price and Financial Aid for Navarro College
Financial Aid Summary
Average Annual Net Price$9,283*
Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid77%
Average Total Grant Aid$4,940
Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants68%
Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid$4,456

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$8,347
$30,001 to $48,000$9,332
$48,001 to $75,000$11,529
$75,001 to $110,000$13,943

Average Financial Aid Mix - $19,135 In-State Total Cost

CollegeCalc has estimated typical coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $19,135. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.


Grants and Scholarships

 41% - $4,940

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

Federal Loans

 45% - $5,528

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

Out of Pocket

 14% -  $1,690

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. Navarro College
Hill College28.3% more expensive
Trinity Valley Community College25% less expensive
Cedar Valley College131.2% more expensive
Texas State Technical College Waco55.4% more expensive
Mountain View College131.2% 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 Navarro 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 Navarro College is $38,270 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 $7,784 in-state net price as the basis. Applying this cost over 2 would estimate the cost of a degree at $15,568**

**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 Navarro College.

Texas Resident Tuition Per Semester$720
Texas Resident Total Cost Per Semester$9,568
Non-Texas Resident Tuition Per Semester$1,485
Non-Texas Resident Total Cost Per Semester$10,332

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 Navarro 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 Navarro College
Price per credit hour for in district residents$78
Cost for one class for in district residents (3 credit hours)$234
Price per credit hour for Texas residents$127
Cost for one class for Texas residents (3 credit hours)$381
Price per credit hour for out of state residents$178
Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours)$534
Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours)$712


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. 52% of Navarro College students receive U.S. Federal Student Loans with an average annual Federal Loan aid amount of $5,528.

Example Loan Payments and Costs

How much are student loan payments for Navarro 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 $15,568, 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 $19,316.32. This could be your effective total out of pocket cost of an education at Navarro College. Note that this calculation assumes you don't pay full list price tuition, are part of the reported 77% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $7,784. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments could be significantly higher than this example. Use our Navarro 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.

Navarro College Student Loan Payments
Example Payments
Monthly Loan Payment$160.97
Amount Borrowed$15,568.00
Interest Rate4.5%
Term10 years
Number of Monthly Payments120
Total Interest Cost$3,748.32
Sum of All Payments over 10 years$19,316.32

Affording Student Loan Payments and Post Graduation Salary

Can I afford to attend Navarro 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 Navarro 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 $19,316.32 would be needed to afford a $160.97 monthly payment in the example $15,568.00 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 Navarro College in the future? In the past four years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $1,110 to $1,440. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 5.9%. 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 in-state 2 year cost of $38,270.00. 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 Navarro College.

Annual2 Year Degree
Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2024$25,032$50,064
Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2029$31,948$63,896
Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2034 $40,775$81,550
Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2037 $47,202$94,404

Comparable Cost for Popular Majors

We've compared the out of state cost of the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Navarro 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
General Studies Associate's Degree 227 2% cheaper
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's Degree 93 2% costlier
Business Administration and Management, General Associate's Degree 67 4% cheaper
Criminal Justice/Police Science Associate's Degree 33 7% costlier
Occupational Therapist Assistant Associate's Degree 31 3% costlier
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Associate's Degree 27 9% costlier
Elementary Education and Teaching Associate's Degree 20 15% costlier
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching Associate's Degree 20 22% costlier
Petroleum Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 16 18% costlier
Legal Assistant/Paralegal Associate's Degree 15 2% costlier
Psychology, General Associate's Degree 10 5% costlier
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry Associate's Degree 9 17% costlier
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Associate's Degree 8 11% costlier
Agricultural Mechanization, General Associate's Degree 7 25% costlier
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 7 3% costlier
Visual and Performing Arts, General Associate's Degree 6 2% costlier
Accounting Associate's Degree 6 2% costlier
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician Associate's Degree 6 12% costlier
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician Associate's Degree 5 16% costlier
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant Associate's Degree 4 4% costlier
Education, General Associate's Degree 2 10% costlier
Engineering, General Associate's Degree 2 10% costlier
Child Development Associate's Degree 1 16% costlier
Mathematics, General Associate's Degree 1 7% costlier
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) Associate's Degree 1 15% costlier
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Associate's Degree 1 1% cheaper
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant Associate's Degree 1 1% costlier
Chemistry, General Associate's Degree 1 6% costlier


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About Navarro College

Navarro College is a two year community college located in Corsicana, Texas.  Full time enrollment is 3,181 and part time is 6,049.  Navarro 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.

Navarro College
3200 W 7th Avenue
Corsicana, Texas

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Navarro 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.

Navarro College cost and financial aid data source: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227146 IPEDS survey data.