Financial Aid Documents & Forms

2021-2022 (Current)

You can download PDF Forms here for the current academic year below:

Cost of Attendance

The Cost of Attendance (COA) is the estimated full and reasonable cost of completing a year of college. You can see the breakdown for different enrollment categories. This includes the direct costs (tuition/fees/books), as well as indirect costs (transportation and housing) a student can expect to incur. Note that this is not the actual amount that is owed to Richland Community College.

Independent Student

Full Time*                
(Semester)
Three-Quarters Time      
(Semester)
Half-Time            
(Semester)
Less than Half-Time   
(Semester)
Tuition/Fees** 3672 3366 2448 1530
Books/Supplies 1320 1090 860 464
Transportation 1450 1000 725 300
Living Expenses *** 9000 6750 4500 XXX
Personal Expenses 1000 750 500 XXX
Loan Fees 100 100 79 XXX
Total $16542
($8271)
$13056
($6528)
$9112
($4556)
$2294
($1147)
Summer 2021 $TBD $TBD $TBD $TBD

Dependent Student

Full Time*               
(Semester)
Three-Quarters Time      
(Semester)
Half-Time          
(Semester)
Less than Half-Time     
(Semester)
Tuition/Fees** 3672 3366 2448 1530
Books/Supplies 1320 1090 860 464
Transportation 1450 1000 725 300
Living Expenses *** 4500 3375 2250 XXX
Personal Expenses 500 375 250 XXX
Loan Fees 58 58 57 XXX
Total $11500
($5750)
$9264
($4632)
$6590
($3295)
$2294
($1147)
Summer 2021 $TBD $TBD $TBD $TBD

*Based on 12 credit hours

**$139.00 per credit hour, $2.00 per credit hour Registration Fee, and $12.00 per credit hour Academic & Technology Fee

***Includes housing and utilities