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A college education is an important investment in your future, but you don’t want to break the bank pursuing your dreams.
Community college is more affordable than a four-year university or a for-profit school. Starting at TCC could save you thousands and bring your degree within financial reach.
Over half of TCC students receive some form of financial assistance. In fact, 3 in 5 TCC graduates leave with no student debt!
As affordable as TCC is, you may be thinking, "Where am I going to get the money?" The fact is that there are a variety of ways to pay for college. Let us help you explore some of the options.
Why pay a lot of money all at once, when you can make smaller payments? Our payment plans let you spread your expenses over several months
Over half of TCC students receive financial assistance; grants and work-study funds never have to be paid back
The Center for Military and Veterans Education will assist you in using your Veterans Educational Benefits, Military Tuition Assistance and other methods of payment
Student loans can come from the federal government or from private sources such as banks. Federal student loans usually offer lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options
TCC and the TCC Educational Foundation offer tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships each year. Find one that might be right for you
Many companies offer tuition benefits to employees. Check with your human resources department to see if you are eligible
Scholarships and financial aid made college a reality for these TCC students
I received a Pell Grant and, last semester, two scholarships that covered my tuition. Now I'm on my way to being a chef.Monika Berry, culinary student
Winning the Valley Proteins scholarship has opened the doors for all kinds of possibilities, including Ivy League schools.Armando Vega Jr., Class of 2014
Just to be in this position where I am now – to have an associate degree and going to Virginia Tech – it’s all a blessing.Kenneth Moody, Class of 2015
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