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Heartland Community College Tuition & Cost

Normal, Illinois

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District Illinois Resident Sticker Price
In District Costs for Heartland Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$240
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,776
Other Expenses Budget$3,428
In State Illinois Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Heartland Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$240
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $8,776
Other Expenses Budget$3,428

In district Illinois residents should budget an annual total cost of $17,994 to attend Heartland Community College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,650 for tuition, $8,776 off-campus housing, $900 for books and supplies and $240 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Heartland Community College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Heartland Community College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,207
$30,001 to $48,000$9,593
$48,001 to $75,000$12,381
$75,001 to $110,000$14,194

The average reported annual net price for Heartland Community College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,184 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

63% of full-time undergrad Heartland Community College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $4,085 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 17% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,232 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $4,221.

Finanical Aid Heartland Community College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $4,085 63%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,875 17%
Pell Grants $4,362 39%
Other Federal Grants $459 10%
State and Local Grants $1,398 26%
Federal Student Loans $4,232 17%
Other Student Loans $4,221 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Heartland Community College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $12,108. The loan balance of $12,108 is a two year multiple of the $6,054 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $116 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $12,108
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $115.52
Total Interest Paid $1,754.84
Sum of All Loan Payments $13,862.84

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year Illinois Residents Non Residents
1 $22,644 $27,294
2 $23,393 $28,197

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Heartland Community College to be $45,288 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.3% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Heartland Community College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $155 $465 $620
Illinois Residents $310 $930 $1,240
Out of State Residents $465 $1,395 $1,860

Estimated cost for a class at Heartland Community College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Heartland Community College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Heartland Community College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=384342 IPEDS survey data for Heartland Community College.