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SPEND LESS

College doesn't need to be a massive financial burden. Regardless of your background, there is money you can apply for that may cover your tuition and living expenses, allowing you to focus on your studies.

Spend Less!

  • CCS Average Tuition $4,230
  • CWU Average Tuition $6,476
  • EWU Average Tuition $6,703
  • UW Average Tuition $10,629
  • WSU Average Tuition $10,760


Start classes but stay away from debt.

Did you know the average amount of student debt across the nation is $32,731 (according to value penguin)? In 2019, that meant the average monthly payment on student debt was $393 per month. That's one reason why we are a great option. Education is a key to moving forward in life, but you don't have to mortgage your future to do it, especially if you choose us.


 
*Tuition rates reflect the annual cost for one full-time (with 15 credits), WA State resident attending fall, winter and spring quarters in one academic year. This cost reflects tuition only and does not include student fees that vary based on school and area of study. Tuition fees do not reflect any financial assistance, which may help reduce your out-of-pocket expenses, based on your eligibility. Numbers shown reflect 2020-2021 tuition costs.


 

Federal Student Aid and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Most students utilize some form of federal student aid, the most common way of financing your education. Learn about the application, process and timeline by watching the video below and visiting our the FAFSA Guide pages. SCC FAFSA Guide   SFCC FAFSA Guide



 

Financial Aid Step-By-Step 

Six steps to complete your financial aid: Step 1 = Prepare, Step 2 = FAFSA & Required Paperwork, Step 3 = Apply for Scholarships Every Year, Step 4 = Award Letter, Step 5 = Finish School, Step 6 =  Pay Off Loans


 

Sources of Aid

After we receive your FAFSA and required paperwork, we provide you with information on the types of aid you're eligible to receive. These are some of the different sources of aid.

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Am I Eligible?

Regardless of your background, there is money you can apply for that may cover your tuition and living expenses. In order to be eligible for financial aid, all students must meet basic eligibility requirements. Be aware that some financial aid programs have additional criteria. Learn more about eligibility and financial aid by clicking the orange buttons below.