Presentation on theme: "COMMUNITY COLLEGE VS FOUR YEAR UNIVERSITY"— Presentation transcript:
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-TESTSo we can start off by asking these questions…What is the average annual tuition cost at a two-year college?What is the average annual cost at a private four-year college?What percentage of undergraduate students attends a community or technical college?
3 OBJECTIVES We will review the following…. Review College Expenses Compare costs of four and two-year collegesExplore the pro’s of attending a Community or Technical College.
4 COLLEGE EXPENSESMost students can find ways to pay for their college education by combiningGrantsScholarshipsWork Study (average: $3,700 per year)Parent contributionsLoansOther sources
5 ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP BOOK? Yes! There’s a website that helps you find scholarships and that will help you apply for them too.Collegefish.orgFreeHelps with transfer scholarships as well
7 EXAMPLES“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”- Anthony Bernal
8 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.Also the purpose of Phi Theta Kappa shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students.To achieve this purpose, Phi Theta Kappa shall provide opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for an intellectual climate for exchange of ideas and ideals, for lively fellowship for scholars, and for stimulation of interest in continuing academic excellence.
9 COST OF A BACHELOR’S DEGREE In many cases, it is financially manageableFor students to attend 4-year colleges and universitiesHowever, some students choose2 year colleges for financial reasons40% of undergraduate students attend2 year colleges
10 Average Tuition and Fees For Full Time Enrollment Two-Year CollegeTuition and Fees: $3,264 per yearPublic Four-Year College (in-state)Tuition and Fees: $8,893 per yearPublic Four-Year College (out-of-state)Tuition and Fees: $22,203 per yearPrivate Four-Year CollegeTuition and Fees: $30,094 per yearsource: 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 homeCompleting basic courses at a cheaper priceBeing in a smaller class size; Teacher to student ratio is smaller at a CC.Flexible class schedules that work around your scheduleTime to decide what degree or career you really want to chooseOpportunity to start off fresh and raise G.P.A.
12 POST-TESTSo we end with the questions we asked at the beginning…What is the average annual tuition cost at a two-year college?What is the average annual cost at a private four-year college?What percentage of undergraduate students attends a community or technical college?
13 REVIEW Average annual tuition at a two-year college $2,693 Average annual tuition at a private four-year college$28,500Percentage of undergraduate students that attend a community or technical college40%