Cost of Attendance

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Cost of Attendance

Cost of attendance (COA) estimates include not only your tuition and fees, but an estimated average of additional costs that cover most expenses students will incur while attending your classes.

While your financial aid is based on the estimate listed below, your actual costs may vary depending on your living arrangements and personal spending habits.

Understanding Your Costs

Tuition and Fees

The average cost of tuition and fees for a typical student is based on 30 credit hours per year (15 hours in fall and 15 hours in spring). The actual cost may vary depending on a student’s degree or certificate program.

Books and Supplies

The average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year.

Room and Board

Each table provides two types cost estimates for students living in Lake Jackson, TX while attending school. Actual costs may vary depending on your living arrangements and circumstances.

Transportation

The average transportation costs to and from home, class and work for an entire academic year.

Personal

Average expenses are calculated based on potential expenses that you may incur.

Cost of Attendance for Certificate/Associate Degree seeking Students

The figures below outline the estimated cost of attendance for a full-time student enrolled for both the fall and spring semester (24 credit hours).

Students without Dependents,
Living With Parents
All Other Students
 In-DistrictOut-of DistrictIn-DistrictOut-of District
Tuition*$1,560$2,376$1,560$1,376
Fees$612$612$612$612
Books/Supplies$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000
Room/Board$3,667$3,667$8,700$8,700
Transportation$1,291$2,737$1,291$2,737
Personal$2,865$2,865$3,420$3,420
TOTAL$10,995$13,257$16,583$18,845
Childcare Allowance+N/AN/A$4,860$4,860
TOTALN/AN/A$21,443$23,705

Cost of Attendance for Bachelor of Applied Technology Students

The figures below outline the estimated cost of attendance for a full-time student enrolled for both the fall and spring semester (24 credit hours) seeking a Bachelor of Applied Technology.

Students without Dependents,
Living With Parents
All Other Students
 In-DistrictOut-of DistrictIn-DistrictOut-of District
Tuition*$1,560$2,376$1,560$2,376
Fees$2,244$2,244$2,244$2,244
Books/Supplies$1,500$1,500$1,500$1,500
Room/Board$3,667$3,667$8,700$8,700
Transportation$1,291$2,737$1,291$2,737
Personal$2,865$2,865$3,420$3,420
TOTAL$13,127$15,389$18,715$20,977
Childcare Allowance+N/AN/A$4,860$4,860
TOTALN/AN/A$23,575$25,837

*Out-of-State Tuition

Out-of-State students pay all the same expenses except for tuition. Tuition for out-of-state students is $2,448.

+Childcare Allowances

Students demonstrating financial need after completing the FAFSA and are pursuing a certificate or degree at Brazosport College are eligible to apply for assistance in paying for childcare while attending college classes. Childcare assistance funds are limited and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

You can learn more about Childcare Allowances by visiting the Types of Aid page.

Child Care Allowance (If Awarded)

 One ChildTwo ChildrenThree ChildrenFour Children
Nine Months$4,860$9,234$13,122$16,524
Eleven Months$5,940$11,286$16,038$20,196