Paying for Northwest-Shoals CC

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$8,821 ($4,831)
Off-campus Living Costs
$9,870
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$262 ($131)

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of Northwest-Shoals Community College are $4,831 for Alabama residents and $8,821 for out-of-state students. Compare to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in Alabama, its tuition & fees are average.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as George C Wallace Community College-Dothan and George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, tuition & fees of Northwest-Shoals Community College is average where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $8,835.
The average living cost of the school is $9,870 when a student lives off-campus.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at Northwest-Shoals Community College are $4,831 for Alabama residents and $8,821 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 1.40% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearTuitionFees
2016$6,780 $841
2017$7,020 $841
2018$7,080 $841
2019$7,740 $841
2020$7,860 $841
2021$7,980 $841

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2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average living cost is $9,870 including room & board and other living expenses.
The living cost at the school has decreased by 0.92% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs(Off-Campus Living)
YearRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$5,500$5,210
2017$5,500$5,285
2018$5,500$5,285
2019$5,500$5,230
2020$5,500$4,370
2021$5,625$2,460

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $2,000 at Northwest-Shoals Community College. The books & supplies cost has increased by 12.04% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

Northwest-Shoals Community College 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,650
2017$1,750
2018$1,750
2019$1,785
2020$2,000
2021$1,600

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

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2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at Northwest-Shoals Community College is $131 for Alabama residents and $262 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 1.55% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearAlabama ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$113$226
2017$117$234
2018$119$236
2019$129$258
2020$131$262
2021$131$262

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart