Financial Aid

Educational Expenses


Your educational expenses are the costs associated with attending college. These costs include: tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, transportation, personal expenses and other costs associated with your program of study or with attendance.

Each year research is done to determine how far the average student commutes, the cost of housing in the areas surrounding SLCC, and the cost of tuition and books. All these costs are used to create student budgets. The budgets are used to award financial aid.

It is important to understand that you may make choices that increase your expenses. For instance you may choose housing that has a higher cost than the average or drive a car that gets lower gas mileage, these personal choices will not be reflected in your student budget when aid is awarded.

There are times when your expenses are higher and are not within your control. In this case, you may meet with your Financial Aid Advisor to review expenses and ask for an adjustment to your budget. These items may include, child care expenses while you attend school, one time tool costs for your program of study or required lab fees.

The following budgets are for Fall and Spring of the 2013-2014 aid year.

Resident Living on Own

Books & Supplies                                                $1,680.00

Personal Expenses                                               1,370.00

Room & Board                                                        9,900.00

Transportation                                                       2,340.00

Tuition & Fees                                                        3,340.00

Total                                                                       $18,630.00

 

Resident Living with Parents

Books & Supplies                                                $1,680.00

Personal Expenses                                               1,370.00

Room & Board                                                        2,970.00

Transportation                                                       2,340.00

Tuition & Fees                                                        3,340.00

Total                                                                       $11,700.00

 

Non-Resident

Books & Supplies                                                $1,680.00

Personal Expenses                                               1,370.00

Room & Board                                                        9,900.00

Transportation                                                       2,340.00

Tuition & Fees                                                      10,590.00

Total                                                                      $25,880.00