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Cost of Attendance

2016-17 Cost of Attendance

The following figures reflect survey data that determines your cost of attending SVCC for the 2016-17 academic year. This Cost of Attendance is based on survey results demonstrating that most students incur the same direct educational costs annually. Your indirect educational costs are based on your own circumstances, and can vary from student to student. Depending on your situation and major, your direct educational costs may be higher or lower than those presented below. For more information regarding the Cost of Attendance, please contact our office at (815) 835-6339.

All budgets are based on 32 weeks / 9 months using information returned on the budget survey and verified by additional documentation in some instances.

Tuition & Fees

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates for 14 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $3,108.00 $8,960.00 $9,716.00
Fees $478.00 $478.00 $478.00
Total Tuition and Fees $3,586.00 $9,438.00 $10,194.00

Indirect Costs

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Housing and Rent$6,966.00
Books and Supplies$1,887.00
Transportation$1,816.00
Miscellaneous Expenses$1,490.00
Grand Total $15,745.00 $21,597.00 $22,353.00

Summer

Summer COA is either 4 or 8 weeks in length, and can be determined by dividing the 32 week COA by the appropriate number of weeks.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Summer 4-Week $1,968.12 $2,699.62 $2,794.12
Summer 8-Week $3,936.25 $5,399.25 $5,588.25

Rationale

Tuition and Fees ($3,586.00)
Based on tuition of $111.00, student activity fee of $8.00, and technology fee of $3.00 per hour multiplied by 14 hours** per semester for 2 semesters, an additional $150.00 lab fees, and $10.00 registration fee per semester.
**Please note that the hours per semester have been adjusted from previous years, which used 16, to 14 based on data showing the average full-time student enrollment for 10-11 and 11-12 was 14 credit hours per term.
Housing / Rent Costs ($6,966.00)
Based on Fall 2012 survey results - 9 months of housing of $500.00 and utilities & food of $250.00 per monththen adjusted for 2016-17 based on CPI.
Books and Supplies ($1,887.00)
Based on the Fall 2012 survey. Average price for books $1,697.00 and $132.00 in supply costs then adjusted for 2016-17 based on CPI.
Transportation ($1,816.00)
Provides for $50.00 in gas per week, and an additional $160.00 per award year for incidental costs associated with driving then adjusted for 2016-17 based on CPI.
Miscellaneous Expenses ($1,490.00)
Based on the 14-15 allowance then adjusted for 2016-17 based on CPI.

2015-16 Cost of Attendance

The following figures reflect survey data that determines your cost of attending SVCC for the 2015-16 academic year. This Cost of Attendance is based on survey results demonstrating that most students incur the same direct educational costs annually. Your indirect educational costs are based on your own circumstances, and can vary from student to student. Depending on your situation and major, your direct educational costs may be higher or lower than those presented below. For more information regarding the Cost of Attendance, please contact our office at (815) 835-6339.

All budgets are based on 32 weeks / 9 months using information returned on the budget survey and verified by additional documentation in some instances.

Tuition & Fees

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates for 14 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $2,912.00 $8,764.00 $9,520.00
Fees $422.00 $422.00 $422.00
Total Tuition and Fees $3,334.00 $9,186.00 $9,942.00

Indirect Costs

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Housing and Rent$6,750.00
Books and Supplies$1,829.00
Transportation$1,760.00
Miscellaneous Expenses$1,488.00
Grand Total $15,161.00 $21,013.00 $21,769.00

Summer

Summer COA is either 4 or 8 weeks in length, and can be determined by dividing the 32 week COA by the appropriate number of weeks.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Summer 4-Week $1,895.12 $2,626.62 $2,721.12
Summer 8-Week $3,790.25 $5,253.25 $5,442.25

Rationale

Tuition and Fees ($3,334.00)
Based on tuition of $104.00, student activity fee of $6.00, and technology fee of $3.00 per hour multiplied by 14 hours** per semester for 2 semesters, an additional $150.00 lab fees, and $10.00 registration fee per semester.
**Please note that the hours per semester have been adjusted from previous years, which used 16, to 14 based on data showing the average full-time student enrollment for 10-11 and 11-12 was 14 credit hours per term.
Housing / Rent Costs ($6,750.00)
Based on Fall 2012 survey results - 9 months of housing of $500.00 and utilities & food of $250.00 per monththen adjusted for 2015-16 based on CPI.
Books and Supplies ($1,829.00)
Based on the Fall 2012 survey. Average price for books $1,697.00 and $132.00 in supply costs then adjusted for 2015-16 based on CPI.
Transportation ($1,760.00)
Provides for $50.00 in gas per week, and an additional $160.00 per award year for incidental costs associated with driving then adjusted for 2015-16 based on CPI.
Miscellaneous Expenses ($1,488.00)
Based on the 14-15 allowance then adjusted for 2015-16 based on CPI.