View Your Budget at WSCC

Now that we’ve reviewed the types of costs included in the budget, it’s time to take a look at the estimated cost of attendance at WSCC. But remember, these are only estimates.

College Planning Budgets for 2017-2018

Dependent Student

Students who will report their parents’ information, as well as their own, on the FAFSA.

Dependent Student Budget

Effective Fall Term 2017In-StateOut-of-State
Total$10,127$13,461
Tuition & Fees$3,648$6,984
Books & Supplies$1,900$1,900
Room & Board$1,422$1,422
Loan Fees$64$64
Transportation$1,608$1,608
Personal$1,485$1,485

Independent Student

Students who will report their own information (and, if married, their spouse’s information) on the FAFSA.

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Independent Student Budget

Effective Fall Term 2017In-StateOut-of-State
Total$14,597$17,933
Tuition & Fees$3,648$6,984
Books & Supplies$1,900$1,900
Room & Board$5,850$5,850
Loan Fees$106$106
Transportation$1,608$1,608
Personal$1,485$1,485

Note: Tuition costs are based on a student attempting 15 credit hours per semester. These totals are for the entire academic year. Please contact the Financial Aid Office in order to calculate amounts for individual semesters.
Financial aid awards are made on the basis of an established budget. Depending on a student's eligibility, it is possible to qualify for any amount of aid from a few hundred dollars all the way up to the entire Washington State Community College budget.