2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at Reading Area Community College is $9,750 for Pennsylvania residents and $10,770 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for RACC is $9,902 for Pennsylvania residents and $10,953 for out-of-state students.
The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 1.56% for Pennsylvania residents and increased by 1.70% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Off-campus living costs stayed same from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at Reading Area Community College are much higher than the average amount ($4,486) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($9,324 - Public Associate's - Public Rural-serving Medium).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOFF Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$9,600 $10,590$15,800
2019-2020$9,750$10,770$15,800
Change % 2019-20201.56%1.70%0.00%
2020-2021$9,902$10,953$15,800
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at RACC.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$320$353
2019-2020$325$359
2020-2021$330$365
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for Reading Area Community College graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $28,200 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $34,300 for Reading Area Community College graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$28,200$31,000$26,400
7 Years After Graduation$30,300--
8 Years After Graduation$32,000--
9 Years After Graduation$32,500--
10 Years After Graduation$34,300$39,200$31,800

RACC 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at RACC for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $40,601 for Pennsylvania residents and $44,910 for out-of-state students.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at Reading Area Community College.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at Reading Area Community College
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$9,908$10,068$10,230$10,395$40,601
Out-of-State$10,950$11,133$11,319$11,508$44,910
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$10,068$10,230$10,395$10,563$41,257
Out-of-State$11,133$11,319$11,508$11,701$45,661
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$10,230$10,395$10,563$10,734$41,923
Out-of-State$11,319$11,508$11,701$11,896$46,424
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$10,395$10,563$10,734$10,907$42,600
Out-of-State$11,508$11,701$11,896$12,095$47,200
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$10,563$10,734$10,907$11,084$43,288
Out-of-State$11,701$11,896$12,095$12,297$47,989
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at Reading Area Community College. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $111,001 for Pennsylvania residents and $115,310 for out-of-state students.
Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at Reading Area Community College.
4 years COA at Reading Area Community College
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$27,508$27,668$27,830$27,995$111,001
Out-of-State$28,550$28,733$28,919$29,108$115,310
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$27,668$27,830$27,995$28,163$111,657
Out-of-State$28,733$28,919$29,108$29,301$116,061
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$27,830$27,995$28,163$28,334$112,323
Out-of-State$28,919$29,108$29,301$29,496$116,824
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$27,995$28,163$28,334$28,507$113,000
Out-of-State$29,108$29,301$29,496$29,695$117,600
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$28,163$28,334$28,507$28,684$113,688
Out-of-State$29,301$29,496$29,695$29,897$118,389
Last year, 61 students ( 1.45% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $94,781 for Pennsylvania residents and $99,090 for out-of-state students.
Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at Reading Area Community College.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at Reading Area Community College
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$23,453$23,613$23,775$23,940$94,781
Out-of-State$24,495$24,678$24,864$25,053$99,090
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$23,613$23,775$23,940$24,108$95,437
Out-of-State$24,678$24,864$25,053$25,246$99,841
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$23,775$23,940$24,108$24,279$96,103
Out-of-State$24,864$25,053$25,246$25,441$100,604
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$23,940$24,108$24,279$24,452$96,780
Out-of-State$25,053$25,246$25,441$25,640$101,380
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$24,108$24,279$24,452$24,629$97,468
Out-of-State$25,246$25,441$25,640$25,842$102,169

2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at Reading Area Community College.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
Reading Area Community College 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$9,750$1,800$15,800$10,770$1,800 $15,800

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