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South Texas College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$10,776 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$2,330 tuition
$5,686 off campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,560 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$11,446 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$3,000 tuition
$5,686 off campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
$1,560 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$1,103 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
87% of students receive aid
79% get federal aid ($4,742 avg)
20% get state aid ($1,916 avg)
2% get institn'l aid ($1,103 avg)
6% get loans ($1,557 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Tuition has dropped recently, and we are not sure what it will do next. We decided to play it safe and make our projections equal to our most recent year of data.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,855 86%
Federal Grant Aid $4,742 79%
Pell Grants $4,694 79%
Other Federal Grants $521 7%
Institution Grant Aid $1,103 2%
State Grant Aid $1,916 20%
Student Loans $1,557 6%
Federal Loans - 0%
Other Loans $1,575 5%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does South Texas College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
3201 W Pecan
McAllen, TX 78502-9701
(956) 872-8311
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $84
Out of State $100


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

    Great classes for rather cheap prices. I am taking as many classes I can with the CAD program to gain as much experience as possible before going to architecture school and so far I think I am very well equipped to tackle architecture school next. High quality education for cost.

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  • 5
  • Abbey from Weslaco, TX
  • I am a current student here

    The small classrooms allows for better learning. Communication between the student and professor is excellent. Students are offered so many opportunities in order for them to continue there pursuit for higher education.

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