Cost of Attendance

Cost of Attendance


2013-14 Average Annual Cost of Attendance
(Academic Year Costs for Fall and Spring)


  In District In District Off- Campus Out of District Out of State Your Projected Cost
Tuition and Fees (28 credits) $ 4,110 $ 4,110 $ 5,790 $ 6,742  
Books and Supplies $    728 $    728 $    728 $    728  
Room and Board $ 3,780 $ 3,780 $ 3,780 $ 3,780  
Transportation $ 1,800 $ 1,800 $ 1,800 $ 1,800  
Personal and Misc. $    840 $    840 $     840 $    840  
Total $ 11,258 $ 11,258 $12,938 $13,890  


Tuition and Fees
The cost of tuition and fees for a typical student based on enrolling for 28 hours per year. In District tuition is calculated based on $140 per credit hour and out of District tuition is calculated based on $200 per credit hour. Out of state tuition is $234 per credit hour. Additional fees are charged for certain academic program courses. Average fees for all students is $5.00 per credit hour.


Books and Supplies
The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year. Uses rental where available.


Room and Board
An estimate of what it cost to live in the Sandburg District while attending Sandburg. Actual costs may vary by individual choices related to location and circumstances.


Average cost for transportation from residence to attend classes at Sandburg.


Personal and Miscellaneous
Average costs for expenses including clothing and other personal expenses.


Program Costs
Some programs, especially career or technical programs, may have additional costs such as course fees, lab fees, uniforms, tools, supplies, or equipment expenses. Total estimated program costs are available in Programs of Study. Contact your academic department for additional program costs.


Part Time Adjustments
If you are enrolled less than half-time, your cost of attendance for financial aid will exclude housing, personal, and miscellaneous expenses.