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El Centro College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$15,077 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,330 tuition
$9,747 off campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$16,967 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,220 tuition
$9,747 off campus room & board
$2,000 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,104 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
70% of students receive aid
56% get federal aid ($5,000 avg)
17% get state aid ($1,393 avg)
12% get institn'l aid ($1,104 avg)
11% get loans ($5,710 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.69% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.49% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,772 66%
Federal Grant Aid $5,000 56%
Pell Grants $4,969 56%
Other Federal Grants $600 3%
Institution Grant Aid $1,104 12%
State Grant Aid $1,393 17%
Student Loans $5,710 11%
Federal Loans $6,598 4%
Other Loans - 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does El Centro College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
801 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202-3604
(214) 860-2037
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $111
Out of State $174


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Valerie from Dallas, TX
  • I am a current student here

    By far, DCCCD classes are the best value for acquiring your core curriculum to transfer to a 4 year university. You can save thousands of dollars!

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  • 4
  • Jazmyn from Dallas, TX
  • I am a current student here

    During your new student orientation, pay close attention to the peer mentors and the resources they mention. You may need to use one someday.

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  • 4
  • Jorge from Dallas, TX
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The school has a high percentage of students who's tuition was paid with financial aid. This is great for students who want to attend college and save money. Unfortunately for me, I happen to be a foreign student, which unfortunately I am not able to many sources of aid. It's terrible that I will not be able to attend this college this semester because my tuition won't be paid.

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