Through Opportunity Pathways, Washington State provides a variety of financial aid programs to help students and their families pay for college. Pursuant to RCW 28B.15.0681, the approximate level of state support received by students is provided below for your use and includes:
Amounts in the table below represent an average for a full-time equivalent, lower division resident student attending community and technical colleges for the academic year 2016-2017.
|Fee Type||Resident Undergraduate|
|Total Instructional Support Per Student FTE||$7,524|
|Operating Fee (tuition)*||$3,056|
|Net State Support per Student FTE**||$4,468|
*Operating Fee amount is based on the full-time equivalent operating fee for lower division classes.
**The Net Support per Student FTE is the amount paid by the state from taxes and other
The average cost to educate a resident full-time community or technical college student for the 2016-2017 academic year is $7,524. Students pay an average of $3,056 in tuition toward this cost. The remaining $4,468 is an “opportunity pathway” provided by the State and is funded by state taxes and other sources. The amounts shown are averages for a full-time, resident student. The actual tuition a student pays will vary due to credit load, residency status and other factors.
RCW 28B.15.0681(5)(a) and (b) require that institutions of higher education provide certain information to all undergraduate resident students. This is also known as the HB 1795 disclosure.
The HB 1795 Disclosure Statement, includes:
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