Palo Alto College
Palo Alto College is one of the sixty public 2-year colleges in Texas. The campus is located in an urban area, in San Antonio.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 9,368 students attend the school. Every year 26% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Palo Alto College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,990, and fees were $180. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $13,590 and $180 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students9,368|
|Student to Faculty Ratio29:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
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Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$86/credit|
|In State Students||$202/credit|
|Out of State Students||$453/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of Palo Alto College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||4%||$739|
|State Grant & Scholarships||36%||$1,656|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||15%||$1,823|
|Federal Student Loans||6%||$4,568|
$6,795Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,067|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,548|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,371|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,154|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Texas state board of nursing.