Reading Area Community College
Reading Area Community College is one of the seventeen public 2-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in an urban area, in Reading.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,207 students attend the school. Every year 15% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
RACC's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $7,740, and fees were $1,650. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,700 and $1,650 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students4,207|
|Student to Faculty Ratio21:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
01/01/1979 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
04/01/1996 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
06/01/1986 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$182/credit|
|In State Students||$313/credit|
|Out of State Students||$345/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, 91% of Reading Area Community 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||10%||$542|
|State Grant & Scholarships||40%||$1,675|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||17%||$2,378|
|Federal Student Loans||40%||$4,673|
$9,542Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,586|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,061|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,988|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,297|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.