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1 COMMUNITY COLLEGE VS FOUR YEAR UNIVERSITY Understanding the differences between the two and the cost that comes with each of these pathways to higher learning…

2 PRE-TEST So we can start off by asking these questions… 1.What is the average annual tuition cost at a two-year college? 2.What is the average annual cost at a private four-year college? 3.What percentage of undergraduate students attends a community or technical college?

3 OBJECTIVES We will review the following…. We will review the following…. Review College Expenses Review College Expenses Compare costs of four and two-year colleges Compare costs of four and two-year colleges Explore the pro’s of attending a Community or Technical College. Explore the pro’s of attending a Community or Technical College.

4 COLLEGE EXPENSES Most students can find ways to pay for their college education by combining Grants Grants Scholarships Scholarships Work Study (average: $3,700 per year) Work Study (average: $3,700 per year) Parent contributions Parent contributions Loans Loans Other sources Other sources

5 ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP BOOK? Yes! There’s a website that helps you find scholarships and that will help you apply for them too. Yes! There’s a website that helps you find scholarships and that will help you apply for them too. Collegefish.org Collegefish.org Free Free Helps with transfer scholarships as well Helps with transfer scholarships as well

6 COLLEGE FISH

7 EXAMPLES “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”- Anthony Bernal

8 PHI THETA KAPPA?? What is Phi Theta Kappa? What is Phi Theta Kappa? Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs, particularly community colleges and junior colleges. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs, particularly community colleges and junior colleges. Also the purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. Also the purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students.

9 COST OF A BACHELOR’S DEGREE In many cases, it is financially manageable In many cases, it is financially manageable For students to attend 4-year colleges and universities For students to attend 4-year colleges and universities However, some students choose However, some students choose 2 year colleges for financial reasons 2 year colleges for financial reasons 40% of undergraduate students attend 40% of undergraduate students attend 2 year colleges 2 year colleges

10 AVERAGE TUITION AND FEES FOR FULL TIME ENROLLMENT Two-Year College Two-Year College Tuition and Fees: $3,264 per year Tuition and Fees: $3,264 per year Public Four-Year College (in-state) Public Four-Year College (in-state) Tuition and Fees: $8,893 per year Tuition and Fees: $8,893 per year Public Four-Year College (out-of-state) Public Four-Year College (out-of-state) Tuition and Fees: $22,203 per year Tuition and Fees: $22,203 per year Private Four-Year College Private Four-Year College Tuition and Fees: $30,094 per year Tuition and Fees: $30,094 per year source: College Board source: College Board

11 COMMUNITY COLLEGE COSTS FACTS More students are attending 2-year colleges first for financial reasons and other reasons such as: Saving money by living at home Saving money by living at home Completing basic courses at a cheaper price Completing basic courses at a cheaper price Being in a smaller class size; Teacher to student ratio is smaller at a CC. Being in a smaller class size; Teacher to student ratio is smaller at a CC. Flexible class schedules that work around your schedule Flexible class schedules that work around your schedule Time to decide what degree or career you really want to choose Time to decide what degree or career you really want to choose Opportunity to start off fresh and raise G.P.A. Opportunity to start off fresh and raise G.P.A.

12 POST-TEST So we end with the questions we asked at the beginning… 1.What is the average annual tuition cost at a two-year college? 2.What is the average annual cost at a private four-year college? 3.What percentage of undergraduate students attends a community or technical college?

13 REVIEW 1.Average annual tuition at a two-year college $2,693 $2,693 2.Average annual tuition at a private four-year college $28,500 $28,500 3.Percentage of undergraduate students that attend a community or technical college 40% 40%


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